A leprechaun writing pack for kids is a great way to incorporate the excitement of St. Patrick’s Day at home or in the classroom.
Let the magical spirit of the leprechaun guide your pen. This writing pack contains prompts for kids ages 5-9 to record their very own leprechaun tale.
Students love celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, so why not promote the joy of the holiday in your lesson plans.
In today’s blog post you’ll find a free writing pack to save and print that asks students to answer the question – “If I was a leprechaun?”
Creative writing is an important part of any school curriculum, so why not find some magical inspiration for tall tales and lucky stories of rainbows and pots of gold.
There are three pages included which you are welcome to save and share.
Here are some leprechaun writing prompts especially for March and Saint Patrick’s Day, that will keep students feeling lucky as they stretch their imaginations and think like a leprechaun.
Let The Magic Begin
Are you a magical leprechaun?
Tell us all about your magical powers and what happens when you use your magical gifts.
Do you carry any magical items with you? What are they and what can they do?
What is your favorite magical power?
Where’s Your Pot Of Gold?
Do you own a pot of gold?
Do you ever share your gold?
Has anyone ever stolen your gold?
Do you think people should give gifts on Saint Patrick’s Day?
Or is it better to just dream of pots of gold?
What’s Your Favorite Leprechaun Color?
Do you wear green like all the other leprechauns?
What color is your hair?
Do you like to eat green food?
What is your favorite food on your leprechaun menu?
Draw a picture of yourself and use your coloring pencils to show us what your outfit looks like.
Draw your favorite things – pots of gold, rainbows, and shamrocks.
Do You Live Under The Rainbow?
Leprechauns are said to hide their pots of gold under the rainbow.
Are you a rainbow loving leprechaun? Tell us about why you like rainbows.
What is your favorite color in the rainbow?
Do you prefer a large rainbow or a small rainbow?
Do you like double rainbows?
Do you get confused about where you hid your gold when there are two rainbows in the sky?
Are You A Lucky Lerpechaun?
Have you ever found a four-leaf clover?
Describe a day where you had nothing but extraordinary good luck all day long? Tell us all about your lucky day.
Do you have a special good luck charm? Describe your lucky keepsake and how it brings you good luck.
Are You A Mischievous Lerpechaun?
Leprechauns are renowned for getting into all kinds of trouble and for playing tricks and pranks on unsuspecting people.
Are you a good leprechaun or are a a mischievous leprechaun?
Has your leprechaun ever been a trickster? What did he do?
Did he ever play a prank in a classroom? Tell us what he got up to.
Did he ever get caught in a leprechaun trap? Describe how you were caught and what happened next.
Did you ever have to spend your gold to gain your freedom from a leprechaun trap?
Where Were You Born?
What is your home country?
Were you born in a magical land? Describe the countryside where you love to play and perform magic tricks.
Are there rainbows in the land of your birth?
Do you travel to America for Saint Patrick’s Day? How to you get there? Do you stay there for the month of March?
Have you ever met St. Patrick? What was he like?
Did you help Saint Patrick drive all the snakes out of Ireland?
Have you ever seen a snake?
If you would like to save and print these leprechaun work sheets then you’ll find them here.
I hope you find these March writing prompts and creative writing ideas helpful and inspirational. I hope they get little ones writing their very own lucky stories.
Enjoy their narratives and encourage them to share their stories with family, friends, and classmates.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Mairéad –Irish American Mom
Pronunciation – slawn ah-gus ban-ock-th
Mairéad – rhymes with parade
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