Letter C > C is for Candle
Crafts > Candles
St. Patrick's Day Candle Craft
Holidays and Events
* March 17 > St.
Multicultural > Ireland
Other themes > Rainbow
Light is meaningful in holiday celebrations in many cultures.
Share some information about St. Patrick's Day holiday
below. Read a related picture book, video, sing a song or read a
Patrick's Day is a holiday that centers on the figure of St.
Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. St. Patrick became a
priest, and he successfully ministered to the Irish Christians and was
instrumental in converting many to
Online resource: St.
Patrick's Day at History.com
Activity > St. Patrick's Day Printable Candle
Review and discuss the significant symbols in the craft:
The three colors of the flag of Ireland are green, white and orange.
is a three-leafed clover, and a Irish national symbol. The
shamrock is also a symbol of the Holy
Trinity. The rainbow is another symbol closely associated
with St. Patrick's Day celebrations. In Irish folklore and
mythology, it is said that at the end of a rainbow, you may
find a leprechaun
and his treasured pot of gold.
Craft instructions >
1. Print on sturdy paper or card stock.
2. Color if applicable with the holiday colors.
3. Cut out and assemble > paste the color strips in the
number order indicated on the blank candle template, paste large
rainbow oval to back of candle,
paste flame, and the two shamrocks as shown.
Uses for craft > Ornament, gift tag, greeting card (paste to
folded paper and write greeting message inside), add to a wreath or
other similar decoration.
Activity > Alphabet Letter C is for Candle >
Print the four or eight word
search game with writing tracers or blank lines to practice
letter C and it features the word candle. Present letter
C worksheet and mini-book program.
Holidays Lights Candle Theme Crafts:
There are other similar holiday candle crafts for Christmas, Hanukkah
Patrick's Day Candle Craft
*coloring and writing materials