Scrap Paper Shamrock (St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids)

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Make this simple scrap paper Shamrock with your children. Find step-by-step instructions and Free Templates for Craft Printables on CraftingJeannie.com!

Check out this cute and easy St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Craft! Just use scrap paper or let your group of kids rip up their own. It’s the perfect St. Patrick’s Day activity for preschool, nursery school, daycare, elementary classrooms, crafts at home, or a St. Patrick’s Day class party.

Get the Free Scrap Paper Shamrock Printable below and you will be able to make enough supplies for a group of 20 kids (or more!) with only about 10 minutes of cutting.

Watch the Scrap Paper Shamrock Craft video and see how easy it is to make the supplies and assemble this St. Patrick’s Day Kid craft:

The word Shamrock means young clover? Read more at Wikipedia.com.

Here’s What You Need

Here’s your scrap paper Shamrock supply list (This post contains affiliate links to the products mentioned. Read my disclosure policy for more information):

Step 1: Download and Print the Free Template

Download the Free Scrap Paper Shamrock Printable and print out as many Shamrocks as you need.

scrap paper shamrock craft template printable pages
Just print as many Shamrocks as you need from the free PDF.

Step 2: Cutting Up Scrap Paper

You may already have a stash of scrap construction paper. For this St. Patrick’s Day Clover craft you’ll just need green paper.

It’s fun to use different color green paper. Or try paper with different types of St. Patrick’s Day designs on it.

Just grab you paper cut it into small shapes or let the kids rip it as they make the craft.

cutting up green pieces of paper
stack multiple pieces of paper to cut out a lot at once.

If you plan to cut paper for this craft, just cut strips of paper about one inch wide. Stack and line up your strips of paper to cut multiple sheets at a time.

Tip: This craft uses more paper scraps than you think!

Step 3: How to Assemble

Remember, especially with this craft, kids each work at their own pace so you will have some that finish quickly and some that are much slower.

Tip: Make sure to bring extra construction paper because this craft uses more than you think!

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  1. grab a piece of scrap paper
  2. either paint some white school glue on the back or rub it onto the top of your glue stick
  3. push the paper piece onto to the shamrock where you want it
  4. continue until the shamrock is full – try to stay in the lines
  5. Don’t forget to put your name on the back.
adding green scraps of paper to shamrock

And you’re finished!

This is a great St. Patrick’s Day craft. And it’s easy enough for preschool, elementary classrooms, Scouts or just a fun craft at home idea.

More St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

If you liked this craft, check out some of my other St. Patrick’s Day crafts for a Group of Kids:

As always, I try to make my crafts fast, easy & inexpensive. Enjoy! 

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    2 thoughts on “Scrap Paper Shamrock (St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids)”

    1. Absolutely loved this post. This scrap paper Shamrock craft is so cute and easy to make. My daughter will love this idea and going to make this very soon.

      1. I’m so glad you like it and that you’re going to make it with your daughter! Thanks so much for the feedback, its so great to hear 🙂

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