Lesson Plan

St. Patrick's Day Subtraction Pictures

Today is your lucky day! In this fun and engaging St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will solve subtraction facts up to 10 and draw St. Patrick's Day themed pictures to match each math fact.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to solve subtraction facts up to 10 and create a visual representation to match each fact.


(5 minutes)
  • Tell students that this month is very special because it is when people across the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
  • Ask students to raise their hands and share what they know about St. Patrick's Day.
  • Explain to students that during St. Patrick's Day we celebrate the people, art, religion, food, and culture of Ireland.
  • Tell students that today we will combine our celebration of St. Patrick's Day with a math lesson on subtraction math facts.