By Kid’s Crafts Contributor Stephanie, from the blog A Geek In Glasses.
We are lovers of the Irish and all things St Patrick’s Day. This little project is a cute way to use an alternative “brush” for the children. It also teaches them to create a new shape by using a shape they are already familiar with. I loved making this with her as she discovered the use of a paper roll to make a heart and that placing 3 hearts together makes a shamrock. Art and crafts are great teaching tools!
Grab some empty toilet paper rolls and green paint!
Start by carefully squeezing the paper roll into the shape of a heart. Then dip the end of the roll into the green and stamp the image of a heart on the paper. Stamp a second heart beside the first heart by place the heart’s points together, then a third. This amazed my daughter that 3 hearts could make a Shamrock.
She worked really hard on keeping the points together and making the shamrocks look really good. After she filled a page we added stems to the shamrocks by using a green pen.