Whether you’re planning a classroom party, a neighborhood party, an adult party or a children’s party, playing a St. Patrick’s Scavenger Hunt is a fun go-to party game. This free printable can be downloaded immediately so you can start playing right way.
What to Do at a St. Patrick’s Day Party?
- Have a costume contest
- Play 2 Truths and a Blarney
- Create decorated St. Patrick’s Day hats
- Play Washers Toss Game using Plastic Gold Coins
- Learn to dance an Irish jig
- Decorate cupcakes or cookies with green and yellow frosting and toppings
- Play a St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
- Play a treasure hunt to find a hidden pot of gold
- Talk in an Irish accent during the party
- Play Luck of the Irish Pin the Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow
- Play Pass the Hot Potato
- Play Irish Musical Chairs
- Set up a variety of St. Patrick’s Day crafts
If you have a college student or military member far from home, you could print a bunch of these St. Patrick’s’ Day Scavenger Hunt game boards out and include them in a green college care package (that also works for deployed troops).
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
How to Print the St. Patrick’s Scavenger Hunt
- To access the free printable St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt game boards, simply sign up for our free weekly newsletter. You’ll promptly be sent an email with the scavenger hunt pdf after you sign up.
- Print out the game boards you want to use
- You can print these game boards as often as you’d like for your personal use.
- Please do not copy or share the pdf.
- Please do share the link to this blog post so that friends can download and print their own copies.
- You can print the game boards on printer paper. I prefer to use card stock paper because it’s thicker and holds up better to an excited game of St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt.
- If you’d like to make the scavenger hunt game boards last longer, you can laminate the sheets. I’ve used this laminator to create morning routine checklists for my children.
If you love scavenger hunt games, you want to check out these 18 free scavenger hunt ideas.
How to Play the St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
You can use these game boards to play a traditional scavenger hunt.
- You can place the game items around the play area or you can have children read St. Patrick’s Day themed books and locate the items in the books.
- Establish the boundaries of the game and where the players can go to find the items.
- Establish if the players are playing as individuals or as teams.
- If you have children of different ages playing, consider pairing younger children with older children or an adult so that everyone can can participate.
- Establish if the players are required to find every item on the game board or if they are to find as many as they can in a set period of time.
You can also use these game boards to play bingo.
- The first player to find all items in a row or column wins.
- You can have players play as individuals or as teams.
- Similar to the St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt, you can set a time limit and boundaries to limit the space of play.
Check out these craft and decoration tutorials and also these recipes to make your St. Patrick’s Day celebration even more festive.
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
- Easy St, Patrick’s Candy Treat Craft
- 15 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Activities by Gluesticks and Gumdrops
- St. Patrick’s Day Bucket O’ Gold Recycled Craft
- St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hats
- Creative DIY St. Patrick’s Day Garland by My Stay at Home Adventures
- DIY Envelope Gift Bag for St. Patrick’s Day
- St. Patrick’s Day Science Activities for Kids by Gluesticks and Gumdrops
- The Best St. Patrick’s’ Day Wreaths by My Stay at Home Adventures
- Free St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Pages
St. Patrick’s Day Food
- Green Iced Almond Cookies
- St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails by Sequins in the South
- Oreo St. Patrick’s Day Treats by Wondermom Wannabe
- Green Apple Jolly Green Rancher Cocktail
- Easy St. Patrick’s Day Treats by Gluesticks and Gumdrops
- Rainbow Chia Pudding by Homemade for Elle
- Green White Chocolate Cocoa by Sequins in the South
- Matcha Green Tea Frappuccino by Sequins in the South
- Quick Easy St. Patrick’s Day Snacks
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More St. Patrick’s Day Posts
Find all my festive St. Patrick’s Day crafts, decorations and recipes in the table below. You can scroll though the table and look for ideas or search for specific ideas with the magnifying glass in the upper right-hand corner (on desktop). Click on the topic and then click through the specific article.
I’m a mom of 3, a veteran and military spouse. I’ve moved into 20+ homes all around the world. My passion is helping busy people make the space and time for what’s really important to them.