Posts Tagged "st. patrick’s day"

St. Patrick’s Day Felt Rainbow Kids’ Craft

Are you looking for a cute kids' craft to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? This easy-to-make felt rainbow art activity can help your young child develop fine motor skills, learn about colors, problem solve and get creative. And the best part is, this craft is totally reusable. This means your child can create, take apart the rainbow and then start over again any time after the holiday. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need 1 8x10-inch or larger piece of white craft felt Cardboard- reuse an old box Scissors Colorful craft felt- choose one piece in red, orange, yellow, green, blue and...

St. Patrick’s Day Kids’ Party Ideas

Are you planning a St. Patrick's Day party for your child and their friends? If you're not sure where to start, check out these easy (and fun!) kids' holiday party ideas. Holiday Treats Serve the kids a buffet of shamrock-shaped baked goods. Make a cupcake cake in the form of shamrock, use green icing to draw shamrocks onto sugar cookies or make your very own pot of gold to fill with mini muffins. Holiday Eats Along with the sweet treats, give your guests plenty of holiday-themed healthy picks. Make a green salad with different types of lettuce, serve a patch...

Kids’ Shamrock Collage Art for St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an artsy shamrock kids' craft. This collage activity will help your child to build fine motor skills, explore different textures, develop color recognition abilities and get creative—all while they make a cute craft for the holiday! Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need White or light-colored poster board paper Tissue paper in shades of green Construction paper in shades of green Other green papers and materials (such as craft felt, craft foam or corrugated paper) Clear-drying school glue Scissors Markers How To Art-Making Steps Draw shamrocks onto the different types and shades of paper. Use a...

St. Patrick’s Day Sweet Treats the Whole Family Can Make Together

Are you looking for an easy, and sweet, St. Patrick's Day recipe? If you're not an expert baker, but you want to create a buffet of goodies for your family's holiday party, check out these tasty treats! And bonus, these ideas are easy enough for the kids to help make too. Shamrock Cookies Put your leftover Valentine's Day heart-shaped cookie cutters to use again. Choose your favorite sugar cookie recipe or use a boxed mix. Roll out the dough and cut out heart shapes. You'll need three for each cookie. Arrange the hearts in three's, with the points facing in...

St. Patrick’s Day Green Mocktails

Go green on St. Patrick's Day with a holiday-themed mocktail. Whether you're planning a child-friendly party, want to celebrate with your kids or are just looking for fun, non-alcoholic St. Patty's Day beverage picks, these delicious drinks are easy, tasty treats for the whole family. Lemon Lime Delight Share the luck o' the Irish with this green citrus drink. Mix your favorite clear lemon-lime soda with a few drops of green food coloring. That's it! Add a lime wedge to the edge of the glass as a festive garnish. Green Drink Green drinks (veggie smoothies) are popular picks for energizing...

Kids’ Leprechaun Trap Activity for St. Patrick’s Day

Are you looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your kids? A leprechaun trap is an easy art activity that engages the young child's imagination, builds fine motor skills and encourages creativity. Before you get started, take a look at these simple step-by-step directions! Materials You'll Need Shoe box Markers Scissors Clear-drying school glue Green construction paper Green glitter Green pipe cleaners How-To Steps Draw a door on the side of the shoe box. Remember, the leprechaun is little—meaning your child needs to size the door accordingly. Cut the door out. Cover the box with the green...

St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

If you're looking for a few fun-filled family activities to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, check out these easy ideas. Whether you're in charge of your child's school party, you're having a few friends over or you just need at-home options to keep the kiddos busy, these ideas are low-prep, low-mess and budget friendly! St. Patrick's Day Play Ask your child to pick their favorite St. Patrick's Day-themed book. Read the book together, noting the names of the characters, the sequence of events and the setting. Turn the book into a play to perform for family and friends. Make your own...

St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Art for Preschoolers

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an easy art activity for your preschooler. Whether you're crafting at home or need a special activity for a pre-k holiday party, these pot of gold ideas are perfect for kiddos ages three through five. Paper Pot of Gold Collage Cut out a black circle (to use as a pot) and plenty of smaller yellow circles (to use as gold). Give your child a piece of green card stock or poster board, the shapes and a glue stick. Now they're ready to collage. It's that easy! Don't worry if your preschooler doesn't get all the...

Shamrock Art Activities for Kids

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an easy shamrock kids' craft. Start with card stock shamrocks. Trace the shape onto the paper, using a stencil or a cookie cutter. Cut the shamrocks out and try one of these artsy ideas! Shamrock Bouquet  Your child can glue the shamrocks onto a piece of poster board, creating a flower bouquet-style design. Add stems with green tempera paint or a green marker. Shamrock Garland Punch one hole in each side of the shamrocks. Tie the shapes together with green yarn. That's it! Now you have festive holiday décor. Shamrock Pattern Play Instead of making...

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Kids’ Treats

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with plenty of green-themed treats. If you don't have time to create a full menu of Pinterest-worthy goodies, you can still whip up a few yummy ideas with the kids. Whether you're having a holiday party, helping out at your child's classroom St. Patty's Day bash or are just looking for a few ideas to try out at home, these ideas are easy (and fun) to make! Holiday Cupcakes Don't worry if you're not a from-scratch type of baker. Simply add a few drops of green food coloring to a boxed white cake mix and you...