Next Tuesday, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day! This is an Irish holiday that we celebrate annually. There are many symbols that we associate with St. Patrick’s day, such as the shamrock, the color green, and rainbows with pots of gold at the end of them.

St. Patrick’s Day Symbols

In art, symbols are used to depict an object, feeling, or idea, that is difficult to capture. Basically, they are a recognizable image that stands for something else. For example, the shamrock symbolizes good luck! Can you think of some other common symbols that are used in art? Leave them in the comments!

Download our free St. Patrick’s Day coloring page here!