10 Free St Patrick’s Day Writing Prompt Printables

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Have fun writing this March with these St Patrick’s Day writing prompt printables.

These St Patrick’s Day activities for kids are perfect for both elementary and middle school-aged children.

Encourage young writers to explore the magic of the holiday through their creative expressions and written narratives.

These prompts not only ignite imaginative storytelling but also encourage critical thinking and language development in kids. Providing a wonderful opportunity for them to explore St. Patrick’s Day themes while enhancing their writing skills.


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These St Patrick’s Day free printable writing prompts can be used with all age groups.

St Patrick’s Day story starters

These St Patrick’s Day writing prompts are a little bit silly, but will definitely encourage them to write.

A St. Patrick’s Day Miracle. Inspires storytelling about an extraordinary or magical event that occurs on St. Patrick’s Day, encouraging imaginative narratives filled with wonder.

I Found a Pot of Gold. Invites children to create stories about stumbling upon a pot of gold and the adventures that follow this fortunate discovery.


Dear St. Patrick. Encourages kids to write a letter to St. Patrick, sharing their thoughts, wishes, or questions about the holiday or its traditions.

What is your favorite holiday tradition and why? Prompts children to reflect on their favorite St. Patrick’s Day tradition and articulate why it holds significance for them.

I’m Moving to Ireland to Live with the Leprechauns. Prompts imaginative storytelling where a child decides to move to Ireland to live amongst the mythical leprechauns, detailing their adventures and experiences.


I Found a 4-Leaf Clover. Encourages kids to craft a story about discovering a rare four-leaf clover and the magical events that unfold as a result.

There Was a Leprechaun in My Garden. Sparks creative writing by imagining an encounter with a mischievous leprechaun in their garden, leading to an unexpected adventure.

At the End of the Rainbow, I Found… Encourages kids to use their imagination to describe what they would find at the end of a rainbow on St. Patrick’s Day.


Would You Like to Be a Leprechaun? Why or Why Not?: Encourages thoughtful writing where children explore the pros and cons of being a leprechaun.

My Best Friend is a Leprechaun. Invites creative storytelling about a friendship with a leprechaun and the adventures they share together.

There are also 5 St Patrick’s Day-themed writing sheets for you to add whatever writing prompt you like.

Free St Patrick’s Day worksheets for the classroom

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

When you have had fun writing why not download our free St Patrick’s Day word scramble printable?

If you are looking for even more educational fun check out our new St Patrick’s Day word search printable and our St Patrick’s Day history worksheets.

Encourage the kids to write poetry with our fun St Patrick’s Day acrostic poem templates. There are 3 to print out including the words St Patrick’s Day, leprechaun, and shamrock.

You will also enjoy our free how to catch a leprechaun writing prompt!

Additional writing prompt ideas

  1. Free printable Valentine’s Day writing prompts inspire children to express their feelings about friendship, love, and the joys of Valentine’s Day through creative writing.
  2. April Fools Day writing prompt printables encourage kids to unleash their imagination and come up with playful, humorous stories, celebrating the fun of this light-hearted holiday.
  3. Easter writing prompt printables offer a wonderful way for children to explore themes of renewal, springtime joy, and Easter traditions through their writing.
  4. Gratitude journal prompts for kids are a fantastic tool for encouraging mindfulness and appreciation. These prompts guide children to reflect on the things they are thankful for in their daily lives.
  5. Christmas writing prompt printables are perfect for the holiday season, allowing kids to dive into festive stories about family traditions, the spirit of giving, and magical winter wonderlands.
  6. Pirate writing prompt printables provide an adventurous twist to creative writing, inviting young writers to craft exciting tales of treasure hunts, sea voyages, and pirate escapades.

Tips for downloading the free files

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Download the free St Patrick’s Day journal prompt printables

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 14 March 2024 by Clare

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