Hard Boiled Egg
Black Pom Poms
Black Pipe Cleaners
Red and Black Paint
#1: Prepare your work environment by laying down newspaper or plastic
#2: Pour some red paint on the paper plate
#3: Have the child paint the hard boiled egg red. You can also dye it red.
#4: Set aside the egg to dry
#5: Have an adult cut the pipe cleaners in half
#6: Take the black Pom Pom and glue two googly eyes on it.
#7: Take the dry egg and glue the black Pom Pom onto the side of the egg. This is the Lady Bugs head.
#8: Take one pipe cleaner and make a circle. Then take the other cut pipe cleaners and attach them to the circle pipe cleaner. These will be the lady bugs feet. She will need 6 of them!
#9: Glue the circle pipe cleaner to the bottom of the egg.
#10: Pour a little black paint on the paper plate
#11: Use a paint brush to make a few black dots on the back of the lady bug.
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Printable Shamrock template
Crayons or Markers
#1: Print the shamrock template
#2: Cut out the shamrock template
#3: Trace the shamrock template on a piece of construction paper
#4: Cut out your new shamrock
#5: Punch a hole in the top of the shamrock and thread your string through the hole and knot.
#6: Decorate your shamrock and write your favorite St. Patrick’s Day Fact on your shamrock. This way your party guest can enjoy some St. Patrick’s Day fun facts!
St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts:
The Guinness Book of World Record indicates that the most number of leaves found on clover is 14!
Each leaf of the clover means something: the first is for hope, the second for faith, the third for love and the fourth for luck.
The harp is the symbol of Ireland
The color green is associated with Ireland, because Ireland is known as “the Emerald Isle.”
The Irish flag is green, white and orange. The green symbolizes the people of the south, the orange symbolizes the people of the north. The white in the Irish flag represents the peace that brings the together as a nation.
St. Patrick’s Day is observed on March 17th. The reason it is celebrated on March 17th is because St. Patrick is believed to have died on March 17th 461AD.
St. Patrick's mission to spread the word of Christianity in Ireland is said to have lasted for thirty years.
St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated globally. On St. Patrick’s Day everyone is believed to be Irish.
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