St Patrick’s Day Craft – Shamrock Wands

30 Jan 2023 | Inspirational Activity Ideas, Nursery and Early Years

The Irish celebration of St Patrick’s Day is on the 17th March, a big day to commemorate Irish culture and heritage. 

Introduce your little ones to this special day with some arts and crafts like this shamrock craft from missgeyfs!


What you’ll need:

  • Cardboard
  • Green paint or a green paint stick
  • Green wool
  • Wooden skewer
  • Glue gun
  • Rainbow coloured felt


Step 1

Draw around a shamrock template onto a piece of cardboard. 


Step 2

Cut out the cardboard shamrock.


Step 3

Use green paint to olive the shamrock. Alternatively you could use a green paint stick. 


Step 4

Secure the wool at the back and then wrap around the cardboard several times. Then, secure the loose ends using a glue gun. 


Step 5

Cut out some long strips of felt that are all the same length. 


Step 6

Using a glue gun, attach the skewer to the back of the cardboard. 


Step 7

Secure the felt strips to the back of the cardboard close to the skewer. Lastly, attach on the rainbow.


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