Doing a craft with your children around a holiday, like St. Patrick’s Day, helps to make their day extra special. Not only do crafts provide a fun project and pretty result, they also give you the opportunity to teach your children about the day’s history while sparking their creativity. When making this salt dough shamrock craft, your children will learn about measuring, cooking and gain some self-esteem from their newfound talents. This shamrock necklace is the perfect way for your children to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day, especially if they have a school uniform that does not incorporate green! Kids can share the extra necklaces from this St Patrick’s day necklace craft with their friends.
DIY Shamrock Necklaces Tutorial
You just need a few simple craft supplies to make a St Patricks day shamrock necklace.
- 2 cups of flour
- 1/2 cup of salt
- 3/4 cup of water
- 20 green food-coloring drops
- Rolling pin
- Skewer or straw (to poke holes in the salt dough shamrocks)
- Shamrock cookie cutter or small heart shaped cookie cutter
- Yarn (gold, green, or rainbow are all great St. Patrick’s Day colors)
How To Make St Patrick’s Day Necklaces Craft:
Here is step by step directions for how to make this salt dough Shamrock Necklace St. Patrick’s Day Craft.