Don’t Eat Pete-Shamrock Version

Free Don't Eat Pete Printable

We love the game “Don’t Eat Pete.” I think it’s fun because it’s simple and it keeps my kids busy. My kids think it’s fun because they get to eat treats. My girls can play it by themselves and that’s glorious. So it’s a win-win sort of game.

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, I made a shamrock version. It has been a big hit around here. Not only have my kids played it, but the neighbor kids came over and played it too. I am pretty sure this game puts me in the “fun mom” category for at least a day.

Don't Eat The Shamrock Free Printable from

If you’ve never played before, have no fear. Like I said, it’s a pretty simple game.

  1. Cover all the shamrock spaces with a little treat (m&ms, chocolate chips, raisins, marshmallows, goldfish, etc.).
  2. Have one player leave the room or turn around or close their eyes, just something so that they can’t see. While that person isn’t looking, the rest of the players choose a space to be “Pete,” or in this case, “the shamrock.”
  3. When the player comes back or turns around, they start picking spaces by eating the treat in that space.  When the player picks up the treat on the space designated as “Pete,” or in this case, “the shamrock,” the rest of the group yells, “Don’t eat the shamrock!”
  4. Now it’s the next player’s turn. So you fill up the spaces with treats again and start over with someone else.

Don't Eat The Shamrock Free Printable from

Don't Eat The Shamrock Free Printable from

This is a fun game for all kids: grand kids, church kids, neighborhood kids, and all the young in heart. Enjoy! ♥

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Author: Chrissy

I love photoshop, naps, and chocolate. I have an etsy shop where you can see some of the things I have created when I have been eating chocolate while playing on photoshop. As for the naps, I am always hoping one is around the corner. ♥

4 thoughts on “Don’t Eat Pete-Shamrock Version”

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