Free St Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt Clues That Rhyme

Have fun this St Patrick’s Day with our fun and free St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt clues.

Help the Leprechauns hide these fun rhyming clues and have the best St Patrick’s Day ever!

Hide these 12 rhyming St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt clues around the house and leave a pot of gold or treasure with the last clue.

All of these clues are inside the house, just in case, it is raining!

This is one of our favorite St Patrick’s Day activities and kids of all ages will love it.


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St Patrick’s Day treasure hunt clues

We love printable scavenger hunts and treasure hunts in our home, and no matter how old our son gets we still do them!

If you have older kids why not have an escape room party at home, with these free escape room puzzle ideas?

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Rhyming clues for the St Patrick’s Day indoor scavenger hunt

  • Where has the Leprechaun left his pot of gold? Go take a look somewhere really cold (freezer)
  • Don’t you love the Leprechaun’s hat? The next clue is hiding under a mat! (any mat will do, even a bath mat?)
  • The Leprechaun’s favorite color is green. The next clue is hiding in the washing machine (next to or in the washing machine)
  • Try not to eat too many yummy treats, the next clue is hiding in mommy’s bedsheets (Mommy’s bed)
  • The Leprechaun is hiding go and look, the next clue is hiding in your favorite book (their favorite book, magazine)
  • Have you made any lucky wishes? The next clue is hiding where you wash the dishes (near the kitchen sink, or dishwasher)
  • St Patrick himself has left you a note, go and search in your coat (now we live in South Florida so we don’t have coats, but we will leave it near or in his favorite sweater)
  • The Leprechaun’s are on their way, the next clue is hiding where you lay (in their bed)
  • Wow, the Leprechaun is so fast, the next clue is hiding in the clothes you wore last (on their floor, or hamper!! )
  • The Leprechaun’s favorite subject is math, the next clue is hiding where you take a bath (in or near the bath or shower)
  • The end of the rainbow is far away, the next clue is where you play (playroom, game room, bedroom, where ever they play the most)
  • Go look and find where the treasure is hidden, maybe have a look by the television. (if you are going to give a little treat this should probably be the last clue, but it doesn’t have to be.)
st patricks day treasure hunt

How to play the St Patrick’s Day treasure hunt

Unlock the magic of St. Patrick’s Day with a captivating treasure hunt designed for both young hearts and the young at heart.

Our specially crafted leprechaun scavenger hunt clues, available as a free printable, are ready to transform your home into a landscape of adventure and discovery.

st patrick's day treasure hunt

Tailored for the keen minds of both younger children and the more experienced treasure hunters, our set of 12 rhyming clues offers a delightful challenge. The trick lies not just in the clues but in their placement; the less obvious, the better!

We’ve deliberately skipped numbering the clues, granting you the freedom to customize the hunt’s start and end points to fit your family’s unique dynamic.

All you need to embark on this adventure is a printer. Once you have the printables:

  1. Find three pages loaded with four clever rhymes each.
  2. For a more durable and premium feel, opt for cardstock. However, regular printer paper is just as effective.
  3. Use a paper cutter for clean edges, though folding is an option for tighter hiding spots.
  4. Keep a pen handy to jot down clue locations and sequences, ensuring a smooth hunt progression.
  5. Conceal a delightful surprise at the final location. Need inspiration? Here are some top St. Patrick’s Day gift ideas:

Remember, the essence of this treasure hunt lies not just in the search but in the joy and bonding it brings to your family’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

leprechaun treasure hunt

You will also enjoy our free St Patrick’s Day memory game printable.

Additional free St Patrick’s Day games

Have even more fun this March with even more St Patrick’s Day free printable games:

Dive into the festive spirit with our St Patrick’s Day bingo free printable! Offering a unique twist on the classic game, featuring symbols and items associated with the holiday, such as shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold. It’s a fantastic way to add some Irish cheer to your celebration, suitable for all ages.

Challenge your creativity with St Patrick’s Day scattergories. This themed version of the popular game prompts players to think of words related to St. Patrick’s Day that fit into specific categories, all starting with a chosen letter. From ‘Irish songs’ to ‘green foods,’ it’s a brilliant way to test your knowledge and quick thinking. This free, printable version brings a seasonal twist to the game, ensuring laughter and learning in equal measure.

Elevate your St. Patrick’s Day table setting with these delightful, free printable St Patrick’s Day placemats. Not only do they protect your table, but they also double as entertainment! Featuring St. Patrick’s Day-themed activities, puzzles, and coloring areas, they’re perfect for guests of all ages. Whether it’s coloring a leprechaun or solving a maze to the pot of gold, these placemats add an interactive element to your festive feast, making the mealtime experience both fun and festive.

Need to print later? Add this to your Pinterest board or share it on Facebook. You’ll have it handy whenever you’re ready to use it!

Download the free St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt clues

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Other free scavenger hunt clues

Last Updated on 18 July 2024 by Clare Brown

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