Makerspace Monday: Saint Patrick’s Day

Make your own luck with shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and rainbows on Saint Patrick’s Day this year.   

Clover Shamrock Pop-Up Card

Cut and fold paper with Jenny W. Chan’s Origami Tree video and make a pop-up card with a shamrock that opens into a paper box.

Leprechaun Mask

Make a leprechaun mask for Saint Patrick’s Day using construction paper, a paper plate, scissors, paint, glitter, glue, and yarn with Victoria Armijo at Simply Today Life

Mini Rainbow Pull Apart Bread

Agnes Hsu at hello, Wonderful shows you how to use a can of refrigerated biscuit dough and food coloring to make rainbows you can eat!

Paper Towel Rainbow Shaker Wand

At Happy Mothering, Chrystal Johnson transforms a paper towel roll into a rainbow shaker wand with foil, rice, tape, paint, cotton balls, bells, glue, and glitter.

Pot of Gold Pretzels

See how Jaclyn at Crayons and Cravings combines rainbow candy, chocolate candy, and gold sugar crystals on a pretzel to make an edible pot of gold at the end of a rainbow!

Rainbow Slime

Watch children’s book author Danielle Gillespie-Hallinan’s video and see how water, glue, starch, glitter, and paint make rainbow slime.

Anastasia Suen reads, edits, and writes books for all ages from her makerspace at home in Northern California. She has been teaching children’s book writing workshops since 1999, writing for Booklist since 2004, and managing the Carnival of Children’s Literature since 2010. Follow her on Twitter at @AnastasiaSuen'

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