It’s Not All Mary Poppins

Looking ahead…

To St. Patrick’s day!

Which, to my mind, is a big fat ‘so what’, being as I’m neither Irish nor Catholic. But still, green is my favourite colour, and in my job, I’ll take any excuse for a craft!

And THIS, this is a fine, fine St. Patrick’s Day craft. Go have a look. Aren’t they lovely?

Coffee filters, water-soluble markers, pinking shears, cardstock and glue. We can do that! It’s even educational. “Yellow and blue make green, kids! Isn’t that COOL??”

There are other ideas for children’s crafts on this site, which I discovered through One Pretty Thing, a fabulous resource for craft ideas.

I am so going to make these with the kids. I may even send some to my kids, just for the fun of making more! Heck, it’s almost enough to make me start drinking coffee at home…

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March 8, 2010 - Posted by | crafts | , , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. Oh. I like these. I think these look lovely and like they might be a lot of fun to make. Thanks for the wonderful idea!

    Comment by Dani | March 8, 2010 | Reply

  2. I like it! My older two think they’re too old for crafts and my toddler can’t quite color “in the lines” yet but he could decorate the heck out of some coffee filters! I can already picture the joy if I let him use the spray bottle, too! 🙂
    Thanks, Mary!

    Comment by LoryKC | March 8, 2010 | Reply

  3. And you can use the old fave Lio Lionni book Little Blue and Little Yellow!

    Comment by kittenpie | March 10, 2010 | Reply


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