Friday, February 17, 2012

Make a Shamrock Paper Plate Clock for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day is almost here! So it's 'TIME' to make a Shamrock Craft!

So in honor of this holiday let's make a paper plate shamrock clock with the kids and sneak in some math measurement lessons.

  • paper or thin plastic plate
  • shamrock sticky-back foam or felt stickers (can be found at crafts stores)
  • marker(s)
  • cardboard or foam to make clock hands
  • scissors
  • paper fastener
  • glitter glue (optional)

  • Adhere 12 shamrocks stickers around the clock.
  • Write in the numbers 1-12 in the appropriate spaces.
  • Draw and cut out 2 clock hands.
  • Insert the paper fastener through both clock hands then through the center of the plate.
  • Students can decorate their clocks with glitter glue or other materials, if desired.

Have fun combining a holiday and math!


  1. This is really cute! I think I'll be making this with our kingergartener next week!

  2. That's adorable! I'm constantly looking for fun educational things like this to do with my son, who I home-preschool. Would you consider sharing it here?

  3. This will be such a great idea to do with my kids. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Great idea!!! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Sharing Saturday. hope to see you again next week.


  5. Thank you all so much for stopping by and leaving comments!:)

  6. Thanks Julie,
    Went to your site and left a comment...not sure if it went through. Your kids are sooooooo adorable!
    Marcia :)

  7. Very cute idea!!! And, all the other activities I've seen recently via email posts!! :)
    Ann Marie @ Innovative Connections

  8. Just stopping by to let you know that I've featured your craft on Family Fun Crafts! You can see it here:

    If you have other kid friendly crafts, I'd love it if you would submit them. :) If you would like to display a
    featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above.



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