Printable Trinity Shamrock Craft- Perfect Craft For St. Patrick’s Day!

We crafted shamrocks and added this printable to turn them into Trinity shamrocks. You just print 2 sided, fold, and open! Check it out. Each time that you fold the printable out, it reveals a new person of the Holy Trinity with a symbol, and it also reveals a prayer to them at the same time. Watch this shot play of the printable unfolding step by step. (Click picture to enlarge) This … [Read more...]

How to Make an Easy Shamrock from Pipe Cleaners

This is a great tip for making Shamrocks from pipe cleaners! This picture really says it all: Just put 3 of your fingers together,  and wrap the pipe cleaner around all them, 1 at a time. Pull it off the tops of your fingers, and twist the 2 ends together to hold it. Trim the stem to your desired length. You're finished! Even if kids need some help, use their fingers to wrap around … [Read more...]

Shamrock Shepherd’s Pie for St. Patrick’s Day {and a linky!}

I thought for today's First Friday link-up, it would be fun to have a St. Patrick's day theme! Scroll to the bottom of this post to see everyone's ideas and add your own links. As many of you already know, I have a St. Patrick's day article out in Catholic Digest this month. I was really excited about the projects I got to share! There are directions in the article for making a shepherd's pie … [Read more...]

How to Make a St. Brigid’s Cross with Kids

I have wanted to try making a St. Brigid's cross for years, but never got around to it until now. It wasn't as hard as I thought it would be, and we had a lot of fun! St. Brigid's feast day is on February 1, but St. Patrick's day is an equally great time to make this fun craft! I decided to experiment with several materials to see what made the best cross. Here are a few I made out of … [Read more...]

Religious Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

Catholic ABC's Week: 24 Letter of the week: T Theme: Trinity Saint of the Week: St. Therese Craft: Trinity Shamrock Craft This week we are learning about the letter "T", and what better time to learn about the Trinity than for St. Patrick's Day?! I just love when the whole world is celebrating Catholic feast days! :-) For this craft, all you need is green fun foam, plastic craft … [Read more...]

Childrens Song for St. Patrick’s Day

As some of ya'll already know, my 5 year old daughter loves to craft! But my 2 year old son... not so much, actually. However, I have found that he seems to respond really well to music! I've been trying to work more music into our activities, so we made up a little song for St. Patrick that goes with our Saint Patrick puppets. :-) This can also go with my St. Patrick from the Alphabet Saint … [Read more...]

Saint Patrick Puppet Craft {And a Linky!}

Ya'll know I've been obsessed with making paper bag saint puppets, so today I bring you Saint Patrick! :-) The one above is made with just a lunch sized paper bag, paper, glue, and googly eyes. I drew on the crosses with a marker. Here's a picture of the pieces before they went together: His beard is shaped like a heart. I folded the paper in half and cut it out like this: I also … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Rosary for Kids- A Fun Craft!

When we were making our little rosaries the other week, we also made some trinity shamrock rosaries since St. Patrick's day is just around the corner! :-) I also had some cute child-made ones, but my kids ran off with them. I'm having such a hard time photographing their crafts recently! Lol!   Aren't these shamrock doilies too cute?! I got them at Michael's, and overpaid. I … [Read more...]

Catholic St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

More St. Patrick's Day ideas, really? What can I say, guys. I just couldn't help myself! :-) I am so in love with these Celtic Knot Cookies from Sprinkle Bakes. I might have to try these!  Love this Irish vegetable platter from Waltzing Matilda! Yay for finding cute food that's healthy! ;-) Check out this craft from Karen in Mommyland. Family Fun had the idea of … [Read more...]

Make a St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Bowl

After doing our trinity shamrock craft, my daughter and I were looking for more St. Patrick's day shamrock fun! As some of my facebook fans already know, we recently had the stomach flu here, which left me with an abundance of green 2 liter ginger-ale bottles, so here's what we did! First, we made these adorable little shamrock bowls. They were very simple to make! These shamrock bowls are … [Read more...]