Substitute Preparedness #3: Luck o' the Irish

Hey everyone!

It's that time again. And holy jam packed post of goodness! Tips, ideas, books, and a freebie! Must be the luck o' the Irish with you today!


Teacher Tip: I enjoyed subbing last St. Patty's Day. I had a little fun with the 2nd graders who weren't very believing... and it took just a few dollars and some imagination.





And they fell for it!

Some great St. Patrick's Day books for kids to read!


Books (Top left to right)
             1. Ten Lucky Leprechauns by Kathryn Heling
                                                     2. There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Clover by Lucille Colandro
                3. That's What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting
                4. The Luckiest Leprechaun by Justine Korman
5. Green Shamrocks by Eve Bunting
                             6. The Night Before St. Patrick's Day by Natasha Wing
                                      7. The Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow by Sean Callahan
                              8. The Luckiest St. Patrick's Day Ever! by Teddy Slater
                              9. The Story of Saint Patrick's Day by Patricia A. Pingry
10. Lucky Tucker by Leslie McGuirk



Events this month: 

  • Lent/Ash Wednesday -March 5
  • Dentist Day-March 6
  • Daylight Savings- March 9
  • Pi Day- March 14
  • St. Patrick's Day-March 17
  • First Day of Spring- March 20
  • Cesar Chavez Day- March 31


Sub tip: Be fair. Be firm.Be prepared. You never know what will happen, but if you follow all three tips, you'll sure to have a much better day!

And here's the freebie!




Click here to grab the freebie.






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1 comment

  1. If you want a children's book that explains the meaning of Saint Patrick's Day, Gail Gibbons has a great one! It is called Saint Patrick's Day. I love her nonfiction books! I read the Saint Patrick's one to my fourth and fifth grade special ed class while I was student teaching, and then we wrote a list of the facts we learned. The one funny thing was, no matter how many times I explained it to them, a few kids kept thinking St. Patrick was a leprechaun!

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