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St. Patrick's Day Art and Writing | Design a Backpack

Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day creatively and imagine packing your own cool backpack and traveling to Dublin, Ireland to take part in the carnival on March 17th.

This imaginative resource invites students to custom design a unique backpack, covered in badges and to complete a selection of creative writing tasks.

These finished backpacks and additional printable decor pages will make a fantastic, fun and colorful St. Patrick's display in your classroom.

Ideal for engaging older kids in a creative activity.

Suitable for grades 4, 5, 6, 7.

Please note, younger children may need assistance as cutting and glueing of small shapes forms part of the process.

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Resource Contents:

1. Colored backpack examples, in green, orange and grey with badges - use as posters or examples

2. Blank backpack templates - choose from 2 options according to ability

3. Pages of colored and outline badges to cut out and glue onto the backpack templates

4. Writing activities, including -

a) Writing a story about a leprechaun

b) 15 things I would pack to take on a trip to Dublin, Ireland

c) Traveling to Ireland - currency, mode of transport, length of journey etc

d) Blank pages for your own specific use

5. St. Patrick’s Day display poster

6. Larger size badges to decorate the bulletin board

7. Fun facts about Ireland and St.Patrick's Day

Materials, equipment needed:

Marker pens, colored pencils

Scissors, glue

Pegs or string if you would like to display the backpacks as a garland

Use heavyweight paper or card stock for best results

You might also like to view my other seasonal art resources:

Earth Day Coloring Pages

Easter Coloring Pages

Mother's Day Keepsake Gift Box

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All original artwork ©The ImaginationBox/Diane Pagan 2019

Total Pages
18 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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