Gold Coin Shake {St. Patrick’s Day Game!}

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Gold Coin Shake is such a fun game for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a perfect game to play that’s fun for all ages. Make your St. Patrick’s Day extra special with this fun and easy to make family or party game. Come on in and I’ll share the instructions…

Gold Coin Shake Game

This is such a fun game to play.

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My younger kids, teenagers, and I all had to take a shot at this fun guessing game. 

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They get their competitive nature from me. They were so serious about listening intently to what was inside the cups. It was hard to get a photo of them laughing and having fun. 

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Everyone was so determined to guess correctly.

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I’m telling you right now, everyone will want to have their shot at figuring out what’s inside the cups and they will be just as determined to win! 

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Here’s what you’ll need for this fun game…

Supplies Needed

  • 5 green cups 
  • Plastic coins – you’ll need a total of 15 coins
  • Green foam sheet for the bottom 
  • Black and Gold Foam Sheets/and or ribbon for decorations
  • Glue – a low temp. a glue gun would work fine

Instructions on Setting up: 

Fun St. Patrick's Day game


  • use your cups to trace circles in the green foam and cut those out
  • place 1 coin in cup 1
  • 2 in cup 2
  • 3 in cup 3 
  • 4 in cup 4
  • 5 in cup 5
  • seal the cups with the green foam and mark a number on the foam that matches the number of coins inside 
  • *Make it small and don’t let the players know it’s there
  • decorate cups with your black and gold foam sheets and/or ribbon – making them look like a St. Patrick’s Day hat
  • That’s it! 

Playing this fun St. Patrick’s Day Game:

Gold Coin Shake Game for St. Patrick's Day

  • All you have to do is mix the cups on the table – out of order with the foam bottoms on the table
  • Have players sit down, say go – time them if you want – 
  • Players will pick up the cups and shake them
  • They have to place them down in order of 1 coin all the way up to 5 coins
  • When they are done, have them flip them over to reveal the number on the bottom to see if they are right! 

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