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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):
- Free Scrap Paper Shamrock Printable <— Get it Here!
- colored copy paper, colored cardstock, or construction paper (use scraps!) – You can also use tissue paper
- glue sticks or white school glue
Step 1: Download and Print the Free Template
Download the Free Scrap Paper Shamrock Printable and print out as many Shamrocks as you need.
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.
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!
- grab a piece of scrap paper
- either paint some white school glue on the back or rub it onto the top of your glue stick
- push the paper piece onto to the shamrock where you want it
- continue until the shamrock is full – try to stay in the lines
- Don’t forget to put your name on the back.
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:
- Easy Paper Leprechaun Craft
- Rainbow and Pot of Gold Craft
- Preschool Leprechaun Craft
- Preschool Rainbow Craft
As always, I try to make my crafts fast, easy & inexpensive. Enjoy!