St. Patrick’s Day Videos for Teens

St. Patrick’s Day Videos for Teens

St. Patrick’s Day, which is just around the corner, is a great holiday to use as a rabbit trail for learning. This day holds a lot of opportunities for branching out with history, geography, science, philosophy, religion, and even math! Putting away the books and turning on the TV for a “documentary day” is often a very welcome surprise for kids, especially teens. Here are my choices for educational St. Patrick’s Day videos for teens. Be sure to check out my post on How to Homeschool St. Patrick’s Day. History Channel The history channel has loads of video clips about…

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This Family is Prone to Shenanigans and Malarkey

This Family is Prone to Shenanigans and Malarkey

The best families are prone to all kinds of shenanigans and malarkey! You could say that growing up I was a gullible little girl who idolized her trickster big brother. When I was little, he told me that he saw a leprechaun in our living room. I spent months looking for it, but gave up eventually, not because I no longer believed him, but because I was convinced the leprechaun had left us and moved onto another family. His next shenanigan was to convince me that I could dig to China. The hole got pretty big and then I turned it into a Barbie…

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How to Homeschool St. Patrick’s Day

How to Homeschool St. Patrick’s Day

I love celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. And not just on March 17th, but all month long! My house turns green with decorations, I start cooking Irish foods more frequently, and we get take-out meals from Fado’s Irish Pub. Not too mention how much fun it is to homeschool St. Patrick’s Day! You can take these ideas for everything from math to language arts and spend an entire day homeschooling nothing but Irishness! Lots of malarkey and shenanigans may ensue.

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My St. Patrick’s Day Tree. Who Says Trees are Just for Christmas?

My St. Patrick’s Day Tree. Who Says Trees are Just for Christmas?

Did you know that immediately after Christmas, artificial trees go on sale for up to 80% off? So make plans this December to go out shopping a couple of days after Christmas to snag a mini tree. Or two. Or five, like I once did. Since St. Patrick’s Day is my 2nd favorite holiday, this year I created a mini St Patrick’s Day tree. Being more Irish than any other ancestry, I love St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday makes me feel closer to my people across the pond.

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Saint Patrick’s Day Jewelry

I partner with Oriental Trading occasionally throughout the year to show off their products. It is always a delight to surf their website to see their newest editions. They now have the CUTEST Irish charms that I have ever seen! Perfect for Saint Patrick’s Day. This Irish girl had a blast creating jewelry using the charms and other items that I received. Take a look at some of my creations… My favorite is the bracelet below. Materials that you will need to replicate the jewelry above: Irish Charms. Oriental Trading sells a ton of adorable charms. My jewelry contains the following metal…

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