Preschool St. Patricks Day Arts and Crafts



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Leprechaun Newspaper Hat
Submitted by an Unknown User
What You Need
  • Newspaper
  • Paint
  • Various other art supplies
What You Do:
  • Make a hat out of newspaper (make these for your class, or walk them through how to make them) and then let your children paint and decorate the hats to look just like a leprechaun's Hat. Once they dry your children will love to wear their new Leprechaun Hat!!
Idea:
The cereal Corn Pops makes great gold!
Submitted by Lisa
Leprechaun Quick Hat
Submitted by an Unknown User
What You Need:
  • Paper Plates
  • Paper Bowls
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Cut out the center of a paper plate then attach a paper bowl to the plate. Let your children paint this as a Leprechaun Hat
Idea:
Use half a green pepper for a shamrock print.
Submitted by Nina
Leprechaun Me
Submitted by Gayle
What You Need
  • Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Get a leprechaun picture and have your children paint them. Then cut the faces out and put a picture of your children faces in its place. These are really cute and the children love to see them as a Leprechaun.
Idea:
Duct Tape three soup or vegetable cans together in a cluster. This makes a great shamrock stamp
Submitted by Frances
Shamrock Stain Glass
Submitted by Hollie
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper or Waxed Paper
  • Tissue Paper or Construction Paper
What You Do:
  • Give the kids the contact paper (or glue and wax paper) and cut out as a shamrock. Then Let your kids make their own stain glass shamrock by putting tissue paper on the contact paper
Idea:
Mix syrup with green paint to make a shiny Shamrock
Submitted by Jen
Rainbow From the Sky
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Crepe Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Have your children cut a cloud from white paper. Next, have them glue trips of multi-colored crepe paper on the cloud to symbolize a rainbow coming from the cloud. Finally attach the rainbow to a pot of gold at the bottom. These turned out so cute!
Shamrock Collage
Submitted by Trish
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper
  • Construction Paper or Tissue Paper
What You Do:
  • Cut the contact paper in the shape of shamrock. Let you kids put the construction paper or tissue paper on it and make great collages
Idea:
Let your children use St. Patrick's Day Cookie Cutters for stamps
St. Patrick's Day Windsock
Submitted by Hollie
What You Need:
  • Paper Bags
  • Streamers
  • Paint
  • Various Other Art Supplies
What You Do:
  • Cut the end out of a paper bag. Next have your children paint the bag and decorate with shamrocks. Have them attach streamers to the end of the bag. On the other end of the bag punch two holes (reinforce with tape and then punch) and put yarn through it. Your children can now hang up their windsock and watch the wind blow through it.
Idea:
Cut shamrocks out of different types of materials (sand paper, corks, etc) and let your children do shamrock rubbings.
Submitted by Lisa
3D Shamrock
Submitted by Bonnie
What You Need:
  • Poster Board
  • Tissue Paper
  • Yarn
  • Paint
  • Glitter
  • Cotton Balls or Cutup Paper
What You Do:
  • Give each child two shamrock cutouts. Punch holes all around the cutouts. Next, have your children paint the shamrocks any way that they want. Finally, have them lace the shamrocks together with yarn and put stuffing (either cotton balls or cutup paper) between them. This creates a great 3D Shamrock.
Me Own Pot
Submitted by Julie
What You Need:
  • Petroleum Jelly
  • Plaster of Paris
What You Do:
  • Spread petroleum jelly on the outside of a small bowl and then have your children put plaster of Paris over the bowl. Let this dry for several days. Finally have your children paint the bowl and add gold (foil covered candy)

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