St Andrew’s Day Activities & Crafts

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I have put together lots of fun St Andrew’s Day activities for you to enjoy with the kids.

We always enjoy holiday activities for kids and these St Andrews Day ideas are just that. Perfect for kids aged 3-12, have fun learning about the holiday.

For those who don’t know St Andrew’s Day is celebrated on November 30th. St Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland.

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Interesting facts about St Andrew’s Day for kids

  1. He was a fisherman
  2. He was one of Jesus’s 12 apostles
  3. He never came to Great Britain
  4. He was born in Israel between 5 and 10 AD.
  5. His name means “manly” in Greek
  6. He became the patron saint of Scotland in 1320, with the Declaration of Arbroath.
  7. He is also the patron saint of Amalfi, Barbados, Greece, Poland, Russia, Romania, and Ukraine. (you will also enjoy our free Ukraine coloring pages) He is also the patron saint of fishermen.
  8. His brother Simon Peter was the first Pope.
  9. He was crucified in Greece on a slanted cross as per his request on 30 November 60AD
  10. Andrew was present at the Last Supper.
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St Andrews Day Activities for Kids

Have fun either in the classroom or at home with these fun St Andrew’s Day activities.

Other Patron Saints of the United Kingdom

We love learning about the patron Saints and have the following Saint activities for kids:

Last Updated on 17 April 2024 by Clare Brown

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