St. Patrick’s Day is in less than two weeks. Now is a great time to get out the decorations. Here are some easy St. Patrick’s Day crafts for your kids to enjoy.
You can’t celebrate the day without hats! You can easily make St. Patrick’s Day hats by using construction paper. You can accomplish this task easily. Take two pieces of green construction paper and tape them together forming about a 14” long piece. Fold it into a circle and tape one side to the other. Take another piece of green construction paper to make the top of the hat by using a paper plate to trace a circle. Cut it out and use clear tape to attach it to the top of the hat.
Next, you’ll need to make the brim of the hat. Again, using green construction paper; cut out a larger circle and apply glue so that the hat will attach itself to the brim. Finally, you need the buckle to place just above the brim of the hat. For this, you can use brown construction paper and cut a wide strip, and glue or tape it to the hat.
There are also tons of templates available online. Pinterest is always a good place to look for kids’ craft ideas and instructions.
Buy green construction paper and trace shamrocks from either a coloring book or a template online, and make a string of shamrocks to hang in your home.
How about some fun in the kitchen? In addition, you may want to assist your kids in making a rainbow Jello mold. You can make a pot of gold using yellow apples! Or how about the old standby; cupcakes with green icing, with a shamrock cookie on top!
There is no end to the creative and imaginative ideas you can incorporate when engaging in a fun activity such as decorations for St. Patrick’s Day. Put on some Irish CDs, and have a great time!