Shamrock or Clover Crafts · St.
Patrick's Day Preschool Printable Activities
> Learn about a holiday and symbols
Have fun reading a bit about St. Patrick, and St. Patrick's Day.
*Plants > Shamrock: (three leaves) is a type of clover.
* A Lucky Four-Leaf Clover: when a rare four leaflet occurs in a clover it is said to be lucky and the leaves represent hope, faith, love and the fourth one, luck.
Discuss the color green and what it means to the Irish people. It is connected to hope and associated with nature.
Where is the color green in nature? Plants, trees and animals.
Activity > Crafts > "Shawn" the Shamrock or "Katie" the Clover Paper Craft
* When talking about plants you can introduce the shamrock and make your choice of these delightful crafts.
For younger children cut "Shawn" or "Katie" pieces in advance. Older children may be able to help with the scissor cutting.
* Follow the easy instructions for
the craft on the link provided.
"Shawn" the Shamrock
"Katie the Clover"
Consonant digraph /sh/ shamrock printable activities
St. Patrick's printables featuring shamrocks
scissors, glue, coloring supplies
white paper or green construction paper (to print body and save on ink).
Optional: wiggly eyes