Inside: St. Patrick’s Day Picture Books
In the midst of shamrocks and the wearin’ o’ the green for St. Patrick’s Day, we suggest you share some meaningful reading and learning time with your child centered around the holiday.
We’ve rounded up some fun St. Patrick’s Day picture books for an Irish jig-worthy read-aloud time. Lots of legends, a few shamrocks, and at least one giant all celebrating the Emerald Isle.
Scroll to the bottom to see a list of Irish picture books to read with your children this holiday. But first, a free way to make the reading time enriching and memorable!
A FREE Fin M’Coul Activity + Learning Guide
Fin M’Coul is one of our favorite Irish folk tales to read on St. Patrick’s Day. And it’s also is a great way to spark some learning about Ireland. Because of this, we’ve created a simple activity and learning guide to go with the story.
You can explore and enjoy this Irish folk tale a little further with some intentional learning when you download our FREE printable: Fin M’Coul Book Guide. It’s all about relaxed reading and learning time sprinkled with lots of fun.
The Guide includes:
- Facts about The Giant’s Causeway (including comments from an Irish friend!)
- Simple questions to spark conversation
- Hands-on activities (including fun snack ideas inspired by the story)
- An Irish poem to read together
- Book list for other stories to explore
Download the FREE PDF Guide
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Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Picture Books
Click on the book cover images to read more about each title.
Have a little fun St. Patrick’s Day reading and be sure to grab the Fin M’Coul Book Guide. You’ll get in some fun learning and a little cozy family connection time.