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… the colours of the rainbow…
… and all that leprachaun mischief promise sunshine and laughter after the gloom of late winter.
I just hope the snow has gone and the floods receded by March 17th
But if the weather is still lousy, these super simple, super fun St Patrick’s Days crafts for kids will keep us all from going cabin crazy… and if you’re running out of inspiration for something green to wear on the big day you’ll love these ideas …
St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids
Saint Patrick’s Day is both a cultural and religious celebration that takes place every 17 March, which is the death date of the most commonly recognised Patron Saint of Ireland – Saint Patrick. It’s a public holiday in Ireland, Norther Ireland, Newfoundland, Montserrat and Labrador and is also celebrated in many other countries around the world, including the USA, Canada and mainland Britain.
If you fancy getting your kids in the spirit of St Patricks Day, here’s a bunch of lovely St Patricks Day crafts for kids that will have them leaping around like leprechauns at the excitement of it all.
Sprouting Shamrocks … Housing a Forest
Shamrock Crown – Small Friendly
Split Pea Shamrocks … Honey Bear Lane
Shamrock Votives … Mess For Less
Shamrock Slime … Growing a Jewelled Forest
Green Pepper Shamrock Prints … Learn Play Imagine
Toilet Paper Roll Shamrock Prints … Sassy Dealz
Hanging Shamrocks … Hands On As We Grow
Shamrock Men … Sweet and Lovely Crafts
Shamrock Lei … Simple As That
Egg Box Shamrocks … The Iowa’s Farmer’s Wife
Made in a moment shamrock hair clips from Money Wise Moms
Loo roll shamrocks – Coffee With Us 3
Grass Haired Leprachauns … Play Dr Hutch
Hand Print Leprachauns … Meet the Dubiens
Leprachaun Trap … The Crafting Chicks
Comb Painted Rainbows – No Time for Flash Cards
Rainbow Cloud … Makes and Takes
Tissue Paper Rainbows … Coupons Are Great
Fruit Loop Rainbow … We Made That
Super simple rainbow painting … Putti’s World
Paper Plate Rainbow … Blog Me Mom
Shamrock & Rainbow Crown – B-Inspired Mama
Rainbow collage from old catalogues … Mama’s Little Muse
Well that’s the kids sorted for St Patricks then… if you fancy something more for yourself, why not check out Guinness Recipes post.
Luci is the founder of Mums Make Lists. She has written about all aspects of organising family life for ten years. Her main areas of expertise are family finance and budgeting, simplifying housekeeping and family admin and kids’ party planning. Read more.