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St. Patrick’s Day crafts for Preschoolers

Since St. Patty’s Day is just around the corner, Kayla and I decided to do some Irish inspired craft projects over the weekend.  The first craft was a leprechaun.  I made a model leprechaun so she’d have an example of what I wanted her to do.  I cut out all the shapes for her, but she had to put him together, glue him, and put finishing touches on him.  We added a pot of gold to his hand, and she made a shamrock to put on his body.  Then she decorated him with stickers when she was all done.  I think she did a pretty good job.


Next, we made a shamrock/clover fan.  I cut out 3 good size heart shapes using green paper, and got a green popsicle stick.  Kayla glued it all together so that it would look like a big shamrock.  She used foam stickers to decorate it.



They were quick and easy crafts that kept her busy for a good 30 minutes.  While making the crafts, we talked about leprechauns, shamrocks, rainbows, and pots of gold.  My little Irish dancer had fun working on these St. Patrick’s Day crafts.  Too bad we didn’t plan ahead and make some homemade shamrock shakes.  Maybe next year.  🙂

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

At her Irish Dancing Recital last month.

At her Irish Dancing Recital last month.

The beautiful flowers daddy gave her after her Irish dancing recital.

The beautiful flowers daddy gave her after her Irish dancing recital.

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Christmas Craft Projects

We’ve done numerous craft and baking projects this holiday season.  They are fun to do, they keep my daughter busy, and they can be a good learning tool.

Here are some of the projects we’ve done for Christmas.

Marshmallow Snowman

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Paper Wreath

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Paper Christmas Tree

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Holiday Coloring Pages (We’ve done a lot, but these were from her dance studio.)


Chocolate Pretzel Snacks with Holiday Sprinkles

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Baking Cookies

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Salt Dough Ornaments

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Christmas Countdown Chart


Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!

Please feel free to share what types of Christmas crafts and baking projects you do with your kids.

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