Looking for a fun Bible lesson idea to tie in with the upcoming St. Patrick’s day holiday? Check out these lesson ideas!
#1 Parallels Between Joseph of the Bible and St. Patrick
Dig a little deeper into the book of Genesis and take a look at the similarities between Joseph and St. Patrick. Check out this post from Children Church Ministry to get you started.
#2 Treasures in Heaven
Leprechaun’s can’t get enough of that shiny gold stuff, and sometimes we’re tempted to chase after the same thing! Use these fun coloring pages from Preschool Printables to teach children about what really matters in life.
#3 The Shamrock and the Trinity
Just like St. Patrick used the shamrock to teach about the Trinity, you can use these amazing resources from Preschool Printables to explain the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
#4 Rainbows, Snakes, and Good Luck
This post from Creative Youth Ideas takes three common symbols associated with St. Patrick’s day and uses them for a biblical teaching point.
#5 Patrick and the BeAttitudes
Valerie over at The Crafty Classroom has put together a terrific set of Beattitude themed shamrock printables, perfect for St. Patrick’s day. Patrick exhibited many of the characters of Matthew 5. You could begin with this great video and then discussed how he displayed various beattitudes and how we can do the same in our lives.
More Growing Kids Ministry Posts with a Saint Patrick’s Day Theme
Reading at Home
Looking for something simple to do at home? Check out the books The Story of St. Patrick: More Than Shamrocks and Leprechauns or The Story of Saint Patrick’s Day.