Growing bean plants in CD cases so all the parts can be seen. Have kids write about their finding and act out/ put together a dance describing the life cycle from seed to plant (Movement, writing, science)
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. This will be a clear example of what plants vs animals need to survive that also provides the students with visuals.
Are you looking for a dessert for St Patricks Day? Try this Brownie Mint Trifle. It's loaded with chocolate and mix flavors.