CRRL Kids: Saint Patrick's Day
Annotation:Twenty simple St. Patrick's Day crafts that kids can make using everyday materials. Clearly illustrated, step-by-step instructions result in great craft projects for beginners. Some of the crafts include a Candy Box Shamrock, a Leprechaun Face Mask, a Rainbow Bracelet, & a Pot of Gold Table Decoration.
Annotation:Two towns, Tralee and Tralah, compete in an annual St. Patrick's Day decorating contest which Tralah boastfully always wins, but when their hearts are put to the test by a little man with pointed ears, Tralee wins with no effort at all.
Annotation:The Ant Hill kids are back, and this time they are performing in a St. Patrick's Day parade complete with shamrocks and bagpipes! When a high-spirited leprechaun chase leads them to the end of a rainbow, the ants find a delightful surprise!
Annotation:"This Level 1 rhyming reader introduces young children to the St. Patrick's Day holiday, from dressing in green outfits to marching in a musical parade! It's St. Patrick's Day follows two children as they celebrate this joyous Irish holiday. Beautiful illustrations compliment easy-to-read rhyming text. From dressing in green outfits to dancing an Irish reel, from finding a four-leaf clover singing Irish songs and marching in a parade, everyone can be Irish on this special day!"
Annotation:It’s the night before St. Patrick’s Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green eggs, they’re shocked to find that they’ve actually caught a leprechaun. But will they be able to find his pot of gold? Natasha Wing’s latest title is once again told in verse to the same meter of Clement Moore’s classic.
Annotation:On March 17th of each year, millions of people all over the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Taste the foods, hear the music, and dance the dances that make up his celebration. The history of this celebration will captivate children and teach them about Irish culture and traditions.
Annotation:"The parade is coming, and everywhere you look you see shamrocks and magical pots of gold. It is St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that is especially important to Irish people everywhere. In St. Patrick's Day Crafts, ten easy crafts are presented along with step-by-step directions, photographs, and traceable patterns. An introduction to the origins of the holiday is also included. So get ready to decorate your home and wear something green ... because on St. Patrick's Day, everyone can be Irish!"
Annotation:A family retells the story of the shillelagh that was whittled from a tree. During the Irish potato famine, Fergus and his family left for America. But first Fergus cut a branch from a blackthorn tree to take a piece of Ireland with him.
Annotation:Shannon is a stepdancer with a broken shoe. How can she ever win the Saint Patrick's Day stepdancing contest? Enter Liam, the world's tallest leprechaun. A leprechaun grants wishes, right?
Annotation:When the family’s potato crop fails in Ireland, Mary’s family comes to America. Like many Irish immigrants they look forward to the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Mary wants to be a special part of the celebration and begins her search for a perfect shamrock in the city, in winter – impossible!
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Who was St. Patrick and why does he have a day named after him? How do we celebrate it? Some of these books will answer these questions and some will make you feel lucky to know the Irish in story and legend. And that’s no blarney!