Activity:

St. Patrick's Day Word Game

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What You Need:

  • Paper
  • Pen
  • Dictionary
  • Timer

What You Do:

  1. Give each player a piece of paper and a pen.
  2. Have each player try to find as many words as possible using any combination of letters in the words, “Saint Patrick’s Day.”
  3. Words with two, three, or four letters are worth one point. Words with five letters are worth two points, those with six letters are worth three points, and so on.
  4. Set the timer for three minutes and see who can come up with the most words! If there is any doubt about a particular word, check the dictionary to see if it really exists. You might stumble upon some surprises along the way, so be sure to read the definition of ones that your child is unfamiliar with.

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