9 Fun and Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Having five kids forces me to get creative with keeping them busy each day. One of my most favorite ways to do that is to have them help me with decorating the house for each holiday. We decorate for Valentine's Day, Easter, Christmas and even St. Patrick's Day! Why would you NOT add a few rainbows around your home to help brighten your day? {Trust me, they'll make you smile!}Today I have 9 St. Patrick's Day crafts that you can do with your kids that will have your home leprechaun ready in no time! And, there's even a couple crafts for gift-giving and wearing./1/ Rainbow Pots O' Gold - A simple terra cotta pot, a rainbow of paint colors and a bag of candy will make the perfect gift or table place setting!/2/ Lucky Clover Patch - Make this craft now and add a clover each … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Kids Crafts

You don't need to be Irish to enjoy the crafts and decorations of St. Patrick's Day. There's something about bright, colorful rainbows and cheerful, little leprechauns that can make anyone smile. Today we've gathered a bunch of fun and easy St Patrick's Day crafts that you can make with your kids!/1/  Puffy Paint Leprechaun - This looks like enough fun that I may want to join the kids in craft time!/2/  Pot O' Gold at the End of the Rainbow - I love to find a craft that uses "old school" craft supplies. I mean, how much fun are pipe cleaners and sequins!/3/  Rainbow Sensory Collage - This craft is perfect for little hands. You could gather the supplies for them, or go on a scavenger hunt for little things in all colors of the rainbow together. Either way, the … [Read more...]

Finding Magic on a Leprechaun Hunt {an Outdoor Game for Kids}

One of my favorite parts of having a two year old is exploring the world through her eyes. Everything is new, oh-so exciting and I know that I am building in fun traditions with her. Those memories she will have forever!Every holiday has its charm, and St. Patrick's Day is no exception! This year, Izzy and I decided to head out into the woods to see if we couldn't find a leprechaun, or at least his treasure!  Having your own Leprechaun Adventure is easy, and an affordable alternative to throwing a party. You and the little's can get out, explore nature and by the time you're done with your aventure, a nap will be in order!  Exercise AND a tuckered out kiddo-sign me up!For our adventure, we chose a selection of green and gold coins and a fun pot. Since everyone knows that the pot of … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Decor Ideas

Hey y'all!  Are you feeling lucky yet?  It's almost Saint Patrick's day and things are starting to turn green around here.  We love to decorate for the holidays and Saint Patrick's day is no exception.It's going pretty slow, the only thing that I have up right now is our burlap clover leaf door hanger.  I need more St. Patrick's day decor ideas!  Do you too?  Here are 10 plus ideas that will help both of us turn up the green in our homes!1. // Blarney wreath // I love how simple this is!  Plus, you can never have too many wreaths, right?2. // Homemade napkin rings // Such a cute idea for a festive table!3. // Specimen Art // Love that the kids can help with this easy decor idea! [sc:adsense ]4. // St. Patrick's Vignette // A whole vignette full of green ideas!  … [Read more...]

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Burlap Door Hanger

Have you started to see green?  We have transitioned from Valentine's day to St. Patrick's day just like that!  Are you ready for the green holiday?  I made a St. Patrick's burlap door hanger to help get in the mood.  It was super easy and I'm going to show you how to make your own today! To make your own door hanger, you will need:1 yard of burlap green paint of your choice glue gun newspaper floral wire ribbon scissorsTo start, cut your burlap into two identical clover shapes.  Make one clover a few inches longer around the edges so that you can glue it together easier. Paint your smaller clover however you would like.  You need two layers of paint.  I painted first layer Kelly green and then used an apple green on top, but feel free … [Read more...]

Luck of The Irish Wreath

Whether you’re Irish or not, you have to love St. Patrick’s Day! I always look forward to the gold-foil chocolate candy coins, but the pinching is something I do my best to avoid. When March 17th rolls around, you better be wearing green or you’re bound to get pinched. To ward off any happy pinchers, I made this Luck of The Irish Wreath to hang on my front door. As long as the wreath is hanging, anyone in my home on St. Patrick’s Day is safe from being pinched. However, once they leave my home, that’s an entirely different story.What you need to make this wreath:18” Wire Wreath Form Gold Twist Ties, 21” Green Deco Mesh Wreath St. Patrick’s Day Ribbon Foil Clover Garland Hot Glue Gun Plastic Glitter Shamrocks Plastic Gold Coins Wreath Door … [Read more...]