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St. Patrick's Day Carnations

St. Patrick's Day Carnations

Estimated time to make this gift:
A few hours to overnight.

Materials:
  • white carnations
  • green food coloring
  • water
  • vase(s)
Optional
  • baby's breath or other "filler" plant materials
  • ribbons (optional)

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St. Patrick's Day Progressive Party

St. Patrick's Day Progressive Party

It always seems that every bar in town has something special going on for St. Patrick's Day. This year, instead of limiting your fun to one spot, check out several by hosting a progressive party.

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7 Leprechaun Traps to Make for St. Patrick's Day

four-leaf-clover

Catching a leprechaun sure can be tricky! We've rounded up our favorite leprechaun traps from Pinterest — have some fun this St. Patrick's Day by creating one with your kids! Plus, make sure to check out our Pinterest board to see all of the creative submissions we received for our annual leprechaun trap contest, and find even more ideas to create your own trap!

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Updated: February 12, 2020

5 Tasty Potato Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Irish Colcannon Recipe

Saint Patrick's Day is a perfect time to break out your favorite potato recipes and share the Luck of the Irish with your friends and family.

Irish Colcannon

Colcannon literally translated means "white-headed cabbage," and its simple name is a good indication of how simple this dish is. A traditional colcannon mixes mashed potatoes with green onions, leeks, or chives, but you can substitute kale or green cabbage as well. Here's a recipe for its simplest incarnation:

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Updated: February 12, 2020

St. Patrick's Day Overload: How Much Is Too Much?

St. Patrick's Day Shamrocks

When you were a kid, St. Patrick's Day likely felt like nothing more than a small blip on the radar — a bit of fun drawing shamrocks and wearing green in between making President Lincoln hats and dying Easter eggs. If you were Irish, maybe you also ate corned beef and cabbage that night. Now, however, the day seems to have morphed into a holiday that requires hours of prepwork to come up with detailed recipes or intricate creative projects. Sound familiar? Here are a few signs that your family's St.

Updated: February 12, 2022

10 St. Patrick's Day Crafts Your Preschooler Will Love

St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Regardless of your nationality, everyone is Irish on St. Paddy's Day! These St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids are simple, fun activities that are sure to put a smile on your child's face. Gather the kids and make a few of these creative craft projects to pass out to family and friends on St. Patrick's Day.

Lucky Leprechaun

Lucky Leprechaun

Bring the luck of the Irish into your home with this easy-to-make leprechaun that you won't have trouble keeping in one place.
Seasonal Sense

A leprechaun is an Irish fairy who is often unfriendly. According to the legend, leprechauns live alone and make shoes for a living. They are small in stature and resemble an old man.

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Updated: February 12, 2020

Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick?

Mural of Saint Patrick

As you probably know, St. Patrick's Day is March 17, and every year, Irish and not-so-Irish people alike celebrate with food, drinks, and fun. But who was St. Patrick, and why do we celebrate him every March? Here's an in-depth look at the saint behind the holiday and the reasons why he remains so popular today.

Irish for a Day

Irish for a Day

You can sculpt your own shamrock to wear with pride on St. Paddy's Day. Double your luck by wearing this green clover to school or work.

Level: Moderately easy

Time involved: Two to three hours, including baking time

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by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

Potato Press Picture

Potato Press Picture


Materials

  • Raw potato, cut in half
  • Shallow dish of green tempera paint
  • Construction paper

Directions

  1. Dip the cut surface of the potato into the green paint and press onto the construction paper.
  2. Remind your child to press the potato onto the paper gently.
  3. Repeat until the paper is covered with green shapes. Use as a Saint Patrick's Day card or picture.

by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Hide the Shamrock

Hide the Shamrock


While this game works best with a few children, you can still play when there?s just the two of you.

Materials
  • Green construction paper
  • Scissors

Directions

  1. Cut a shamrock out of green construction paper.
  2. Choose a child to be "it."
  3. While other children hide their eyes, "it" hides the shamrock within a designated area.
  4. Everyone then opens their eyes and tries to find the shamrock.
  5. The finder gets to be "it" for the next round.

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Pot o' Gold

Pot o' Gold

Holiday Hassles

Here's how to avoid making a mess and wasting glitter: Fold a piece of copy paper in half and then open it up. Set the object on the paper and sprinkle the glitter onto it. When dry, remove the object from the paper and bump the glitter to the fold in the center. Pour the unused glitter back into the container.

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Updated: May 15, 2019

Shamrock Necklaces

Shamrock Necklaces

Age: Preschool through elementary
Time: 30 minutes or more
Type of activity: Arts and Crafts

On St. Patrick's Day, it's a must to wear green. Help your child make her own shamrock necklace to get in the holiday spirit.

Materials needed:
· Green construction paper
· Hole puncher
· Scissors
· Pencil
· Yarn

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