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Rainbow Ink Blot Shamrock Craft for Preschoolers

Rainbow Ink Blot Shamrock Craft for Preschoolers


This ink blot shamrock craft is a terrific final craft for St. Patrick’s Day It’s very easy sufficient for young children to make, however older youngsters enjoy this timeless art strategy also.

Today, doing an enjoyable and also very easy art task for St. Patrick’s Day utilizing the timeless “ink blot” strategy. This paint strategy is additionally called proportion paint or butterfly paint since it’s commonly utilized to make butterflies like these.

It’s a straightforward strategy that you might bear in mind doing when you remained in college. Young kids enjoy this strategy since it’s very easy and also interesting, however older kids appreciate it also. My gang varies in ages from 4-10, and also they all liked making these shamrocks today.

Rainbow Ink Blot Shamrocks - a St. Patrick's Day Craft for Kids

You may question why we’re repainting our shamrocks in rainbow colours when shamrocks are meant to be eco-friendly.

Well, rainbows and also St. Patrick’s Day go together, and also paint rainbow shamrocks is a lot more dynamic and also amazing than paint ordinary eco-friendly shamrocks. We enjoy a great ol’ pop of colour when we’re crafting.

Allow’s solve to it, shall we?

Ink Blot Shamrock Products:

  • paper (we utilized printer paper)
  • paint (colours of the rainbow)

You’ll additionally require a pencil and also a set of scissors to make your shamrock.


Begin by attracting a shamrock on a notepad.

Remove your shamrock and also collect your paints.

Fold your shamrock in fifty percent and also press a sharp fold.

Drizzle your paint colours on one side of the fold. Your youngsters can utilize a paint brush to include charitable quantities of paint to the paper with a brush. Keep in mind words charitable. You require a great quantity of paint on the paper. Ink blot paint is everything about the “squish”.

Ink Blot Painting step-by-step

Fold your paper in fifty percent and also run your hand around it to smooth the paint around within.

The disclose …

As well as currently, the most effective component … the disclose.

Peel your shamrock open up to see the in proportion pattern you have actually made.

Isn’t that cool?

colourful shamrock craft for kids

Allow’s do that once again!

Paint, layer, press, open!

St. Patrick's Day Craft for Kids - Ink Blot Shamrocks

Below’s an effort at some proportion paint utilizing a huge pom pom to use the paint:

Pom Pom Painting Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick's Day

It really did not function specifically as intended since the paint had not been thick adequate to make much of a mark on the contrary side of the shamrock. That’s ok since this thug had actually repainted the whole shamrock prior to folding it.

It’s stunning. I believe I see even more pom pom paint in our future.

shamrocks painted in rainbow colours

As well as most definitely extra ink blot paint!

Satisfied St. Patrick’s Day!

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. . . . Jackie is a mother, other half, house day care carrier, and also the innovative spirit behind Satisfied Goons. She concentrates on youngsters’ crafts and also tasks, very easy dishes, and also parenting. She started blogging in 2011, and also today, Satisfied Goons influences greater than 2 million moms and dads, caretakers and also Very early Years Experts around the world.

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