Are you looking for a fun activity to do for St. Patrick's Day? This St. Patrick's Day themed shamrock walk is an easy activity that can be played two ways. It can be used in a regular classroom or music classroom.
How to set up activity:
*traditional cake walk style: print off the 30 shamrocks numbered 1-30 (or however many you need), cut out and place around room in a circle
*rhythm practice cake walk (rhythms used are ta, ti ti and ta rest): print off the rhythm pattern shamrocks
**print out the corresponding cards (either the numbers or the lucky rhythm pattern cards) and place in a baggie
How to play:
1. students walk around the circle as Irish music is played.
2. students freeze on a shamrock when the music stops
3. a number or lucky rhythm card is drawn from baggie
4. the student standing on the matching shamrock is the winner of the round