This St Patricks Day game is one that can keep the children occupied for an hour and leave them begging you to play every circle time for the week.
Print and laminate the gold pattern. Download —> Who is sitting on the gold.
1.) Have the children sit in a circle.
2.) Have one child (Leprechaun) sit in a chair with their back to the group of children.
3.) Place the pot of gold under the chair.
4.) The teacher signals one child to steal the gold and sit on it.
5.) The teacher signals again for the children to start the chant:
Leprechaun, leprechaun where’s your gold? Someone stole it from your home.
6.) The leprechaun turns around and has three guesses as to who stole their gold.
7.) The child who stole the gold becomes the next leprechaun.