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St. Patrick's Day Coloring Pages

Check out JumpStart’s fun collection of St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages for kids. The pot of gold coloring pages, shamrock coloring pages and leprechaun coloring pages are just what you need to get your kids in the mood for the holiday.

St. Patrick’s Day is a very important holiday among the Irish, who brought the idea to the United States of America when they migrated here. Today, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in a grand way in the US, complete with all its associated symbols and festivities. The wearing of green, sporting a shamrock and St. Patrick’s Day parades are some of the Irish customs that live on in St.Paddy’s Day celebrations around the country. The holiday also celebrates Irish culture and identity, and consequently festivities involve Irish food, dance and music. Teach your kids all about the Irish culture and folklore and let them join in on the fun with these free St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages.

Teach Your Kids about the Holiday with St. Patrick's Day Coloring Pages

The St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages on JumpStart highlight important aspects of the holiday like the prominence of the color green, important symbols like the shamrock and folk elements like the leprechaun. Parents and teachers can use the pot of gold coloring pages, leprechaun coloring pages and other St. Paddy’s Day coloring pages to explain more about the holiday to kids.

Did you know that blue was the original color associated with St. Patrick’s Day? Over time, the holiday became as much about Ireland as about the patron saint of the country. Since green is the color commonly associated with the “Emerald Isle” and is also the color of the shamrock, it replaced blue as the color of the holiday. Explain this and other stories behind the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to your kids as you bring out all the green crayons for these printable St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages.

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