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Snuggle up with your little one and read one or more of these St. Patrick’s Day books for toddlers. These holiday board books are perfect for kids ages 1-3!
In the weeks leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, little ones will love reading about leprechauns, shamrocks, rainbows, and more.
These holiday board books are great for babies and toddlers. Their sturdy pages will stand up to many read-throughs with your little ones.
St Patrick’s Day Books for Toddlers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of board books that will help your toddlers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Lucky Little Leprechaun – Not all leprechauns are lucky! Follow along to the story of the leprechaun as he encounters endless mishaps and misfortunes on his journey to the end of the rainbow. But even a little bad luck won’t stop him from getting to what he treasures most: his friends.
Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato – Jamie O’Rourke is the laziest man in all of Ireland, far too lazy to help his wife on their farm. Then, after a chance encounter with a leprechaun, Jamie finds himself growing the biggest potato in the world. But what will happen when the potato grows too large for Jamie and the villagers to handle?
Baby’s First St. Patrick’s Day – From a St Patrick’s Day parade, a lucky shamrock, and a funny leprechaun to St Patrick’s Day costumes, an Irish dancing outfit, and a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, Baby’s First St Patrick’s Day features all the familiar favorites associated with Ireland’s biggest and brightest celebration.
Elmo’s Lucky Day – It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and Elmo wants everyone on Sesame Street to celebrate. There’s a yummy meal of corned beef and cabbage, some high-kicking Irish step dancing, a fun holiday parade, and even a search for a leprechaun!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Learn all about the mysterious leprechauns―what they wear, the work they do, their quirky behavior, and their pots of gold! And find out what happens if you find one . . . it will be your luckiest day ever!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George – George loves a celebration, and St. Patrick’s Day means plenty o’ music, dancing, and feasting fun! He dresses up in his festive finest, looks for leprechauns, and learns some Irish dance steps. But can George make it to the parade without causing any trouble? See if his lucky four-leaf clover will come through . . .
The Itsy Bitsy Leprechaun – The itsy bitsy leprechaun is ready for a St. Patrick’s Day adventure as he searches for a lucky four-leaf clover. Little ones will love this magical twist on the classic nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider!”
You’re My Little Lucky Charm – This rhyming board book for toddlers is a stroke of luck! You’re My Little Lucky Charm is a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day with touch-and-feel pictures of rainbows, leprechauns, and pots of gold.
Leprechaun’s Rainbow – Quick, follow that leprechaun to discover all of the colors of the rainbow!
The Story of Saint Patrick’s Day – In about 200 words, this little book presents the story of Saint Patrick’s Day in a way that is simple enough for a toddler to understand.
St. Patrick’s Day – The pages feature traditional St Patrick’s Day images, such as shamrocks, harps and parades, and there are lots of different touch-and-feel textures which little fingers will love to explore.
Lucky Tucker – After rolling in a patch of four-leaf clovers on St. Patrick’s Day, Tucker the terrier goes from having nothing go his way to becoming the luckiest dog of the day.
The Leprechaun’s Big Pot of Gold – What good is a pot of gold if you can’t remember where you buried it? That is the precise question on the mind of this frustrated little leprechaun, whose mood could not be more glum as a result.
St. Patrick’s Day Countdown – Count along with the forest friends in this shimmery board book! Five bright green holographic shamrock tabs and fun rhyming text make this a St. Patrick’s Day treat!
This leprechaun trap craft kit comes with everything you need to build an attractive trap for a devious leprechaun—and fool-proof tips for catching one!
Explore the colors and symbols of St. Patrick’s Day with this fun Mini St. Patrick’s Day themed Playdough Kit. Kids can “bury” the gold coins and jewels in the playdough and dig for it, then put their discovered treasure in the cauldron.