St Patrick’s Day Word Scramble Printable (easy & hard versions)

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St Patrick’s Day will be here before we know it, and we try and incorporate it into our homeschool whenever we can. This St Patrick’s Day word scramble printable is a great example of this.

Have fun in the classroom with these St Patrick’s Day activities for kids. There is an easier and harder version of this St Patrick’s Day word scramble, perfect for upper elementary and middle school kids.

There are 12 fun Irish themed words to unscramble and to help out I have included the answers in the download.

st patrick's day word scramble

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What are the benefits of playing word jumbles?

These free word scramble printables are perfect for St Patrick’s Day either for the classroom, or homeschool.

Playing word jumbles, or word scrambles can provide a number of benefits, including:

  1. Improved vocabulary,
  2. Enhanced spelling skills,
  3. Cognitive development
  4. Language development
  5. Time for children to relax and refocus,
  6. Improved communication skills.

Overall, playing word jumbles can be a great educational activity for children. That can help them develop important language and cognitive skills.

It can also be a fun way to engage with language and build confidence in their abilities.

Add this to our free St Patrick’s Day word search printable.

Unscramble the St Patrick’s Day words

This St Patrick’s Day word scramble is a great game for elementary and middle school-aged kids. I have added two versions of the word game.

One has no clues at all, and one has the actual words around the side of the puzzle to make it easier for younger kids.

Print off as many copies as you need and just have fun. Let me know in the comments what your hardest word was.

These free St Patrick’s Day word jumbles are free to print but are for personal use or classroom use only. Scroll to the end of the post to get the pdf file.

We also love playing Mad Libs all year round, but this Luck of the mad libs book is another great fun activity to keep them entertained.

The first sheet is the easiest word scramble. They all have 12 words to find, but this version below has the answers written in orange around the sides.

This will make it much easier for younger children.

st patricks day word scramble printable

The second word scramble is much harder.

There are no answers at all, so the children have to try and unscramble the words. The only clue is, all of the words are related to St Patrick’s Day!

St Patrick’s Day word scramble answers

The 12 St Patrick’s Day words to find are: ( I have included an answer sheet with the download.)

  • Irish
  • Shamrock
  • Rainbow
  • Green
  • Leprechaun
  • Clover
  • Patrick
  • March
  • Seventeen
  • Lucky
  • Gold
  • Saint
st patricks word scramble

You will also enjoy our free if I were a leprechaun writing activity.

Other free St Patrick’s Day activities you will enjoy

  1. Encourage children to embrace their creativity with St Patrick’s Day writing prompt printables, inspiring them to craft imaginative tales about leprechauns, pots of gold, and magical adventures.
  2. Engage kids in a lively game of St Patrick’s Day scattergories, where they brainstorm words or phrases related to the holiday within different categories, fostering quick thinking and fun competition.
  3. Organize an exciting St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt with cleverly crafted clues that lead children on a thrilling quest to uncover hidden treasures or themed items.
  4. Entertain kids with a lively game of our St Patrick’s Day bingo free printable filled with holiday-themed images, fostering excitement and friendly competition.
  5. St Patrick’s Day history worksheets. Educate children about the historical significance of St. Patrick’s Day through engaging history worksheets, providing activities like timelines and comprehension questions for a deeper understanding.
  6. Encourage kids to express themselves creatively using St Patrick’s Day acrostic poem templates. Guiding them to compose thoughtful poems where each line spells out the holiday’s name.

St Patrick’s Day books for elementary students

Immerse young readers in captivating stories with the best St Patrick’s Day books for kids, offering entertaining tales that explore Irish culture, legends, and the spirit of the holiday.

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. This book narrates the remarkable life of St. Patrick, vividly illustrating his journey from slavery to sainthood. Introducing young readers to his enduring legacy and his role in Ireland’s history and culture.

St. Patrick’s Day From The Black Lagoon. In this comical and imaginative tale, the familiar Black Lagoon series takes a humorous twist. Exploring the wild and wacky ideas a young boy has about what happens on St. Patrick’s Day. Filled with funny misconceptions and surprises.

St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning. A heartwarming story follows Jamie as he sets out before dawn to prove that he’s old enough to walk in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, showcasing determination, bravery, and the true spirit of the holiday in a small Irish town.

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Print out the free printable Irish word scramble

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.)

Last Updated on 13 March 2024 by homeschoolof1

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