5 craft ideas for St. Patrick’s Day with the family

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Looking for something for the kids to do on St. Patrick’s Day? Here is a list of five fun DIYs you can try as a family.

DIY Simple Felt Four Leaf Clover Pin

This simple DIY from the “Mom Spark” blog will be a cute way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day that you can wear anytime. All you will need is felt, embroidery floss, thick paper, a pen and scissors. You will also need a bar pin if you want to attach it to your blouse or t-shirt.

Once you get that first style, you can get creative. Add glitter, different colors – whatever makes you happy. The link for this craft can be found by clicking here.

Shamrock Painted Rocks

For this DIY, you will only need stones, paint and brushes. The rest is up to you!

A video linked here from Rock Painting 101 on YouTube shows six different ways to decorate a rock with Shamrock designs. Follow these instructions or just use them as inspiration.

Clay Pot Leprechaun Hats

Interested in painting something you can keep for years? This DIY from the “That’s What Che Said” blog is sure to please everyone. This craft uses clay pots that are painted green to look like a pixie hat. The only thing you’ll need to be careful of is keeping children away when using the Xacto Knife and Hot Glue Gun.

You can consult the link for this job by clicking here.

DIY Origami Paper Shamrock Craft

This DIY from the Design Improvised blog is adorable and perfect for the family looking for something a little more complicated to make. It’s perfect for those with older kids who still want to craft but aren’t interested in painting anything. You will need a few items to craft it, but you can find all the information you need by clicking the link here.

pixie trap

This is the most complicated (but arguably the cutest) craft on the list. It involves taking a tin can and creating a garden-like area to attract a leprechaun. The ‘Messy little Monster’ blog has all the information you’ll need to create your own pixie trap (also known as a pixie garden) and if you’re really savvy, you can even do it with real plants.

You can find a link to the crafting instructions by clicking here.

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