Subitize to Ten: St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run Math Brain Break
Subitize to Ten: St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run Math Brain Break

Are you looking for fun, free, and printable St. Patrick’s Day Math Worksheets and Activities to share with your students at home and in your classroom this March?

Sharing engaging holiday-themed math activities will give your students an opportunity to apply their math skills and develop their critical thinking while working through interesting puzzles and worksheets that capture their enthusiasm for significant dates such as St. Patrick’s Day.

If you want to channel your students’ enthusiasm for St. Patrick’s Day into meaningful learning experiences and watch their interest, engagement, and participation skyrocket, go ahead and share the following Free St. Patrick’s Day Math Worksheets and St. Patrick’s Day Math Activities in your upcoming lesson plans.

Each worksheet can be used as a warm-up/anticipatory set or cool-down activity as well as a key component to any math lesson for grades K-8. Full answer keys for each activity are included.

Tags: St. Patrick’s Day, Math Activities, Math Puzzles, Math Worksheets, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Homeschool, Homeschooling

How to Download: You can download any of the puzzles by right-clicking on the image and saving it to your computer or by dragging-and-dropping it to your desktop.

1.) Find the value of the ‘?’ (for Grades K-2)

Use your math skills to find the value of each icon.

Shamrock=5

Hat=7

Flag=1

?=13

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2.) Find the value of the ‘?’ (for Grades 3-5)

Use your math skills to find the value of each icon.

Clover=9

Irish Flag=9

Hat=8

Accordion=9

?=17

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3.) Find the value of the ‘?’ (for Grades 6-8)

Use your math skills to find the value of each icon.

Clover=46

Irish Flag=46

Hat=27

Accordion=198

?=317

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Bonus St. Patrick’s Day Math Activities

Here are 5 more bonus St. Patrick’s Day math activities for kids:

1.) Multiplication tables work like a Bingo board, where the value of each box represents the product of its corresponding row and column.

Rainbow = 0

Green Hat = 1

Leprechaun = 2

Heart = 4

Pot of Gold = 0

Shamrock = 5

Looking for more free math challenges like this one to share with your kids? click here

2.) Multiplication Area Model

Area models help kids to think visually about multiplication, which is the approach that Mathematical Mindsets author Jo Boaler recommends most for improving math understanding.

Balloons = 10

Shoe = 6

Leprechaun = 60

Shamrock = 30

Looking for more free math challenges like this one to share with your kids? click here

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3.) Which One Doesn’t Belong? (simple)

Which One Doesn’t Belong? (WODB) activities are meant to spark mathematical thinking and discussion and do not have a single correct answer.

Want to learn more about how to use WOBD? math activities with your kids? click here

Tip: Have your kids justify their thinking in writing!

Are you looking for more daily WODB? math graphics?

You can now share 101 daily WODB warm-up activities for grades 1-9 with your kids with our PDF workbook!

4.) Bonus St. Patricks’s Day Puzzle

Use your knowledge of the order of operations to find the value of each symbol and the ‘?’ in the puzzle.

Top Hat = 3

Pot of Gold = 9

Teddy Bear = 5

Irish Flag = 4

? = 21

5.) Math Writing Prompt

Writing about math encourages creativity, exploration, and communicating one’s thoughts and feelings, which leads to deep and meaningful understanding of difficult math concepts.

And Think/Notice/Wonder (TNW) writing activities are a great way to get your kids engaged in math writing every day.

Want to learn more about how to use TNW math activities with your kids? click here

Bonus! St. Patrick’s Day Math Riddle

In a far away land on the other side of the rainbow, there lives unicorns, centaurs, and leprechauns.

In total, there are 22 heads and 72 feet. If the number of unicorns is equal to the number of centaurs, how many unicorns, centaurs, and leprechauns live beyond the rainbow?

Key: 7 unicorns , 7 centaurs , 8 leprechauns

How will you use these math puzzles with your kids? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments section below!

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By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube’s MashUp Math and an advisor to Amazon Education’s ‘With Math I Can’ Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.

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