# St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenge Cards

From walking rainbows to coding coins, these St. Patrick’s Day STEM challenge cards are perfect for celebrating the holiday with STEAM!

You’ll find a ton of STEM activities that are filled with all things St. Patrick’s Day, but you’ll also find some fun Spring STEM activities as well!

This time of year is filled with lots of snow and bitter cold in Wisconsin for us! We like to spend our time inside (and warm!) exploring a ton of different STEAM concepts for St. Patrick’s Day!

We decided to make a list of our favorite activities this time of year and then turned them into St. Patrick’s Day STEM challenge cards, so that no one is ever “bored” and can easily find a fun, seasonal STEAM challenge to complete!

## St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenge Cards Set 1

Can you solve a hexadecimal rainbow?

How do you catch a leprechaun? By building a leprechaun trap of course!

Make an erupting rainbow with an acid-base reaction.

Watch what happens when you put skittles in water and create a skittles rainbow

Collect gold coins and code your way through a maze with a leprechaun unplugged coding activity

Use your logic to make shamrock doodle art!

Explore density with a rainbow in a jar

Can you polish some pennies with different liquids?

## STEM Challenges for St. Patrick’s Day Set 2

Conduct a Spring Investigation using your 5 senses

Make rainbows with prisms and explore colors

Can you sink a pot of gold?

Find the gold at the end of the rainbow with chromatography

Complete a lucky logic puzzle and practice your logical reasoning!

Make rainbow slime!

Learn about transpiration and conduct a green carnation experiment!

Find the pot of gold and make gold slime!

These St. Patrick’s Day STEM activities are great to explore concepts like transpiration, absorption, vocabulary, spatial reasoning, buoyancy, refraction, and more!

## Meet Toni, the Maker Mom behind Our Family Code

Hey there, I’m Toni! I’m a software engineer and Maker Mom that finds my joy in unleashing my children’s curiosity by exploring STEAM concepts with my fantastic five!

When I’m not chasing toddlers or raising tweens, you can find me tearing things up and putting them back together over here at Our Family Code.

I am the owner and content creator of multiple educational websites designed to increase access to STEAM & STEM education with a focus on teaching computer science and coding to kids of all ages!

You can also find out more about me by visiting ToniGardner.com!

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