With St. Patrick’s day around the corner, the kids are probably ecstatic about craft time. And if they’re not, they very well should be! These 60 St. Patrick’s Day shamrock crafts are great for toddlers and kids alike. While some may require moms help, most of them are intuitive and kid-friendly.
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60 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Crafts for Toddlers and Kids
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1. Shamrock Man
We love doing all sorts of craft projects, but sometimes you need one that requires the basics: paper, glue, scissors. This St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Man fits the bill.
2. Cut and Paste Shamrock Craft Template
This printable Shamrock Template is great to use as a St. Patrick’s Day cut and paste craft for younger kiddos. With a few supplies you possibly already own the kids can get started right away with the craft!
3. Shamrock Puppets
Super easy, low mess, St. Patrick’s Day craft for kids. Now all that’s left is up to the imagination! Making them is only half the fun after all.
4. Shamrock Sun Catcher
This Shamrock Sun Catcher (with free printable) is a fun way to work on fine motor skills and enjoy the sunshine from inside your home!
5. Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping
This is an easy one. Give your child a marshmallow & some green paint. Show them how to stamp the shape of a shamrock by stamping twice side by side & one centered over the top of the two.
6. Egg Carton 4 Leaf Clovers Craft
It’s amazing what we can make with normal things that we would usually think of as trash. Like egg cartons.
7. Paper Shamrock
I decided that our house needed another St. Patrick’s Day decoration. I chose to get the scrapbook paper out and decided on this paper shamrock.
8. Shamrock Paper Chain
Paper chains are a timeless classic craft and such a simple thing to make. This Shamrock Paper Chain is just a simple twist on the classic design, using 4 strips of paper to make each shamrock.
9. Marshmallow Outline Shamrock Painting
Painting with marshmallows is a fun activity to do with your kids any day of the year, but this easy Shamrock marshmallow painting is absolutely perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
10. Marble Painted Shamrocks
If you’ve never painted with marbles it couldn’t be easier. I’m certain your kiddos will love it as much as mine. Just grab a plastic container (large enough to fit the paper you are working with) a few marbles and some paint.
11. Bead Shamrocks
Create beautiful shamrocks from pipe cleaners and beads to hang in your home on St. Patrick’s Day.
12. Paper Plate Clover
13. Rainbow Shamrock Salt Painting Art Project
Kids will love making this rainbow shamrock salt painting art project idea for Saint Patrick’s Day at home or in the classroom. Invite children to draw their own Shamrock to make raised salt art, or, use our FREE printable template!
14. Rainbow Shamrock Sun Catcher
March is the perfect time to decorate the house with some fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts. And when it comes to St. Patty’s crafts, you just can’t beat shamrocks and colorful rainbow craft for kids.
15. Crepe Paper Shamrock
Our kids love to celebrate every holiday, big or small with crafts, activities, decor, and food. We are getting a head start on the next holiday with this St. Patrick’s Day kid craft, a Crepe Paper Shamrock.
16. Yarn Wrapped Shamrock Craft
Today’s Shamrock craft is just that: make this Yarn Wrapped Shamrock Craft with your kids (or on your own – I confess to secretly really enjoying making these too). They would look gorgeous as a shamrock garland, hung up 2s and 3s or as individual Shamrock Decorations. Just lovely!!!
17. Bellpepper Stamping Shamrock Craft
Have FUN one afternoon making this FUN St. Patricks Day craft shamrock print with just a few everyday homeschool items.
18. Mosaic Paper Shamrocks
We’ve put together a fun kids craft to celebrate the holiday – mosaic paper shamrocks!
19. Foil Painted Shamrock
Painting is all good and fun but sometimes it’s fun to use something other than a paintbrush! This easy shamrock craft for kids is perfect for little hands and you could also use it to help teach color mixing.
20. Shaving Cream Marbled Shamrocks
My paper shamrocks are just plain old white cardstock and I used my trusty Silhouette Cameo to cut them out.
21. Puffy Paint Shamrock
Today is one of my favorite activities to do with the kiddos! PUFFY PAINT! I love it because of the texture after it dries. We decided to paint a green shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day! You MUST try this with your kids if you haven’t before!
22. Shamrock Art with Chalk Pastels
I love all of the bright fresh colors of spring and this shamrock art is just the thing to put you in a spring mood. The perfect St. Patrick’s Day art project that is easy enough for even younger kids to do without much assistance. This is also a great project to talk about positive and negative space!
23. Cupcake Liner Shamrock
24. Pipe Cleaner Shamrocks
These DIY Chenille Shamrocks are a fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day craft for kids using pipe cleaners.
25. Shamrock Wand
So, I used a few simple items to get my St. Patrick’s Day crafting on. These supplies included foam craft shapes, wooden dowels, ribbon, glue, gold coins and a bit of spray paint, too.
26. Coffee Filter Shamrock
These adorable little coffee filter Shamrocks are one of our favorite preschool St Patricks Day Craft ideas. They are quick/easy to create, and only use a a few simple craft supplies. Love that!
27. Rainbow Paper Shamrock
This colorful shamrock art adds instant cheer to get kids excited about leprechauns visiting. It’s so easy to make – all you need is our shamrock template and some colored cardstock.
28. Four Leaf Clover Kids’ Craft
Most of this project kids can do on their own (all of it if they are older), but you may need to help with cutting the pipe cleaners and tying everything together.
29. Shamrock Handprint Art with Poem
30. Ink Blot Shamrocks
This ink blot shamrock craft is a super last-minute craft for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s easy enough for preschoolers to make, but older kids love this classic art technique too, so it’s a great St. Paddy’s Day craft for kids of all ages.
31. Paper Plate Shamrock Twirler
32. Shamrock Fingerprint Craft
Time to make a lovely little shamrock decoration! This Fingerprint shamrock craft is a great project to do with the kids for St. Patricks day, it’s fun for all ages, small kids will work on their fine motor skills while older kids will just have fun creating.
33. Shamrock Love Plant
34. Doily Shamrock Kids Craft
Kids can make lovely St. Patrick’s Day shamrock that will be sure to please any little leprechaun that may come to visit. This craft is super easy to make and is a perfect way to use up all those leftover doilies you have from Valentine’s day (or that are on sale right now at the store).
35. Shamrock Footprint Craft
There are two different ways you can make this art project. You can use a real child’s footprint OR you can have them use their own hands to make it!
36. Fingerprint Lucky Charms
We started a few St. Patrick’s Day crafts this week including these Fingerprint Lucky Charms, they make the perfect gift or keepsake and are made using a super easy 2 ingredient recipe!
37. Irish Shamrock
Are you looking for an unique shamrock to make this St. Patrick’s Day? Check out this kids St. Patrick’s Day craft of an Irish Shamrock craft.
38. Washi Tape Shamrock Suncatchers
These washi tape shamrock sun catchers are a super easy craft to make with the kids for St. Patrick’s Day. And they are perfect for adding a rainbow of colors to your windows!
39. Shamrock Garland
With just a few simple supplies and about an hour of your time, you can have a fun St. Patrick’s Day Decoration.
40. 3D Shamrock Craft
Here’s a fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day art project for kids! You can make a 3D shamrock out of just paper and glue. I think they would be cute for St. Pattys day cards or just to hang on the wall.
41. Easy, No Mess St. Patrick’s Day Craft
If you’re rounding up fun crafts and activities to do with the kids this St. Patrick’s Day – you will definitely want to add this fun St. Patrick’s Day craft to your list!
42. St. Patrick’s Day Necklace
43. St. Patrick’s Day Pom Pom Shamrock Craft
44. Rainbow Paper Shamrocks
Creating these jaw-dropping rainbow colored paper shamrocks is much easier than you might think. Grab some construction paper and let’s make this fun St Patrick’s Day craft for kids!
45. Shamrock Puppy
This fun Shamrock Puppy St. Patrick’s Day craft activity uses an upside-down shamrock to create a dog’s face. It’s surprising how much a shamrock looks like a puppy!
46. Easy Dot Shamrock Art
For this fun activity, you’ll need a set of Do a Dot markers. We love this activity because there’s literally no set up or clean up. Just cap the markers and done!
47. Shamrock Headband
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner; celebrate with this unique shamrock craft! Kids will love making and wearing this fun and festive headband.
48. Paper Fan Shamrock Decoration
We based these shamrocks on the paper fan or paper accordion technique. It is easy and really effective.
49. Easy Shamrock Wreath
I like that this project allows kids to have some choices in the look of their finished project. Plus, it also works on fine motor skills. Bonus!
50. Marshmallow Shamrock
Are you sick of these marshmallow crafts? I hope not because I love them! The novelty of using marshmallows as a craft material can intrigue even the least interested little crafter.
51. Painted Sham Rocks
52. Clover Lacing Card
53. Wee Little Shamrock Men
54. Shamrock Paper Plate Hat
55. Shamrock Finger Puppets
These cute little shamrock finger puppets are seriously the easiest thing ever to make and they are one of those simple joys that will bring a big ol’ smile to your child’s face.
56. Water Bottle 3 Leaf Clover Cards
57. Magic Fizzing Shamrocks
58. Popsicle Sticks Puzzles
59. Clover Sun Catcher
60. Five Little Shamrocks
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