Shamrock Wand St Patricks Day Craft

This shamrock wand is such a fun St. Patrick's Day craft for toddlers and preschoolers! Young children will really get into the spirt of St. Patrick's Day as they whizz their shamrock craft through the air. Below you will find step by step directions to easily make your very own shamrock wand.

St Patricks Day crafts for kids

Related: Shamrock crafts for kids

To make this shamrock wand even easier, be sure to grab the shamrock template from our paper shamrock craft!

shamrock craft for kids

This shamrock wand will make a perfect addition to any St. Patrick's Day festivities. No matter if that's a fun party, a classroom celebration, or even just a simple playdate around the holiday. Preschoolers and toddlers will have so much fun making and playing with this shamrock craft!

If you are on the hunt for more St Patrick's Day crafts check out this St Patrick's Day Binocular craft.

shamrock wand craft for kids

Shamrock Wand

Supplies needed for your shamrock wand

  • Wooden dowel, chopstick, or skewer
  • Craft felt - various rainbow colours
  • Craft foam - green
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue (or hot glue and a glue gun)
  • Gold glitter

Directions to make your shamrock wand

STEP 1: Gather your supplies

As always, make sure to gather up your supplies before you get started. This makes the process much easier!

St Patricks Day shamrock craft

STEP 2: Prepare the rainbow pieces

To get started, cut the rainbow coloured felt into thin strips, about 5-6 inches in width.

STEP 3: Cut the shamrock piece

Next, we need to create the shamrock. You have two options for this - fold the foam in half and cut out half of the design (shaped as two hearts) and then unfold it back out. This is how we made the shamrock wand pictured. 

Alternatively trace and cut out this shamrock template included in another St. Patrick's Day craft.

St Patricks Day shamrock wand

STEP 4: Assemble the shamrock wand

Once you've done that, add some glue to the top of the stick and press the shamrock into place. Hold it there for a few seconds, until it is secured to the stick.

Next, add the rainbow strips by applying more glue and pressing them into place.

St Patricks Day shamrock wand craft for kids

STEP 5: Finalize your shamrock wand

To finish up your shamrock craft, add some glue to the front side of your shamrock and then sprinkle some gold glitter to the glue. Shake off any access and then you are ready to display and play!

Shamrock wand craft for kids

We hope you enjoy putting together this fun St. Patrick's Day craft! This shamrock wand is the perfect St Patricks Day craft for toddlers and preschoolers who really enjoy the festivities around the holiday. They are sure to have lots of fun both making and playing with this shamrock craft. Enjoy!

This shamrock wand is such a fun St Patrick's Day craft for kids. Toddlers and preschoolers will love making and playing with this easy shamrock craft.

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