Kids' Craft: Bubble Wrap Shamrocks

Make a textured, bright shamrock using everyday household objects. Kids can practice their cutting skills, coordination with a rolling pin and learn about different shades of colors.
paper plate shamrocks

Kids' Craft: Bubble Wrap Shamrocks

Make shamrocks with your kids this St. Patrick's Day using bubble wrap, green paint and paper plates.

Materials:

  • light green acrylic paint
  • dark green acrylic paint
  • rolling pin
  • bubble wrap
  • paper plates
  • scissors
  • clear tape

Squirt a quarter size amount of each color paint onto a paper plate.

girl squeezing green paint onto paper plate

Apply Paint to Paper Plate

Squeeze a generous amount of green paint on paper plate to make bubble wrap shamrocks with your kids this St. Patrick's Day.

Tape the bubble wrap around a rolling pin.

kid attaching bubble wrap to a rolling pin

Attach Bubble Wrap

Attach bubble wrap to a rolling pin to make shamrocks with your kids this St. Patrick's Day.

Roll the bubble-wrapped pin onto the paper plate to mix the two paint colors together.

girl rolling bubble wrap in green paint

Roll Bubble Wrap

Roll bubble wrap on paper plate filled with paint to make shamrocks with your kids this St. Patrick's Day.

Roll the painted bubble wrap over a clean paper plate to create textured art. Allow to dry.

rolling bubble wrap on paper plate filled with green paint

Roll Bubble Wrap in Paint

Roll bubble wrap in green paint to make shamrocks with your kids this St. Patrick's Day.

Cut the paper plate into a Shamrock shape, and let your kids decorate for St. Patrick's Day.  

painted paper plate being cut into shamrock shape

Cut Painted Paper Plate

Cut painted paper plates into shamrock shapes with your kids this St. Patrick's Day.

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