Shamrock Paper Wreath Craft

This shamrock paper wreath is the perfect St. Patrick's Day craft for preschoolers and toddlers. It's such a fun and easy shamrock craft for kids to get stuck into at this time of year! Below you will find step by step directions for your very own shamrock paper wreath - printable shamrock template included!

Shamrock Paper Wreath Craft

For even more fun with St. Patrick's Day crafts, be sure to check out our other shamrock crafts like this bubble wrap shamrock craft and this fun shamrock wand craft!

You might also like these St Patricks Day colouring pages.

St Patricks day craft - shamrock

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Preschoolers and toddlers will have a ton of fun helping put this shamrock paper wreath together! It's a perfect St. Patrick's Day craft for classroom festivities, playdates, or fun parties! Little ones are sure to enjoy gluing lots of scrumpled green paper to this delightful shamrock craft.


Shamrock paper wreath craft with printable shamrock template.

Shamrock Paper Wreath Craft

Supplies needed for your shamrock paper wreath craft

  • Shamrock template
  • Cardstock
  • Coloured craft papers - various shades of green
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue

Directions to make your shamrock paper wreath craft

STEP 1: Gather your supplies

Before we get started, gather up all your supplies. Don't forget to download and print your shamrock template! You can download it for free by scrolling down below.

shamrock paper wreath

STEP 2: Prepare the shamrock paper wreath

To get started, get your cardstock and then trace and cut out the shamrock wreath pattern. It would be a good idea to have this prepared ahead of time if doing this craft with young children. 

free printable shamrock template

Once you've done that, cut the coloured craft papers into small 1-inch x 1-inch squares. 

St patricks day shamrock craft

Then, crumple up the papers into small balls, as shown below. This is a great chance to get toddlers and preschoolers involved - they will LOVE crumpling all the paper!

paper shamrock craft

STEP 3: Assemble the shamrock paper wreath

Once you've done that, start gluing the crumbled papers to the base of your shamrock paper wreath. Encourage your toddlers and preschoolers to fill the shamrock shape.

Shamrock craft

STEP 4: Finalize the shamrock paper wreath

Once you've filled the entire wreath with crumpled papers, attach a hanging mechanism to the back side. You're now ready to display your shamrock paper wreath!

shamrock paper wreath


To download this shamrock template use the button below to be taken to the purchase page. You can get the template for free by add $0 when asked to name a price. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

free printable shamrock template

We hope you enjoy this fun shamrock craft! It's such a fun St. Patrick's Day craft to do with toddlers and preschoolers - and makes a great decoration for this time of year. You can now hang your shamrock paper wreath with pride. Enjoy!

St Patricks Day craft for kids. Shamrock paper wreath with printable shamrock template. Easy shamrock craft for preschoolers.

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