Clover Leaf Lei for St. Patrick’s Day

Clover Leaf Lei for St. Patrick’s Day – a quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick’s Day!

A quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick's Day!

We’ve made these quick and easy paper leis before (see our valentines day and spring versions) and the kids love to make them! They’re simple, use supplies you’re likely to have on hand and they’re just so cute!

Supplies

string/yarn

paper clovers

scissors

cut up straws

hole punch

A quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick's Day!

Instructions

1. Cut out clover leaves in varying colours and patterns from cardstock/construction paper. I’ve created a template for the clover leaf I used and it can be downloaded here.

A quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick's Day!

2. Punch a hole in the centre of each clover leaf. Depending on the width of your straws you might need to use a smaller than normal hole punch or poke your own holes so the straws don’t slip through.

A quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick's Day!

3. Next cut a length of string or yarn and alternate stringing the paper clovers + straw pieces.

A quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick's Day!

4. When its long enough, tie the ends of your string together and that’s it! So easy and definitely a crowd pleaser with the kids! Enjoy making your own Clover Leaf Leis!

A quick and simple, mess-free paper craft to help get the kids excited about St. Patrick's Day!

If you enjoyed this activity you might also like 17 Simple St. Patrick’s Day IdeasMake a Clover Leaf Bouquet,  Make a Paper Plate Baby Chick or this Easter Egg Carton Craft.

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Rebecca Cooper is a 38-year-old wife and mother of four from Alberta, Canada. As a photographer, crafter, author, and blogger, she finds joy and fulfillment in celebrating everyday moments. She loves to read and eat chocolate, and is a firm believer in afternoon naps. Rebecca shares her family’s adventures, photo tips, simple craft projects + more right here at Simple as That.
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