st patricks day

How about a rainbow colored pasta bracelet for spring? Perfect timing for a simple craft with St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and the coming of spring! We’ve colored pasta before and made necklaces with yarn. This time we’re using pipe cleaners and following the rainbow pattern as we bead our pasta. *See our post […]

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Spring is coming! It’s just around the corner. Which also means St. Patrick’s Day is soon too! St. Patrick’s Day crafts are so much fun. Pots of gold, rainbows, and leprechauns! I have found 17 DIY lucky rainbow crafts to get creative with your kids! These rainbows will definitely put a smile on your face! 1. […]

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March is our favorite rainbow-spotting month! Whether you are planning a special St. Patrick’s Day meal or celebrating the coming of spring, a colorful rainbow-inspired meal is a fun way to cook alongside your kids. I can never bring myself to use oodles of food coloring in my kids’ meals, so I’m looking to the […]

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We’re ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all sorts of fun crafts, recipes, and activities. From leprechauns and shamrocks to rainbows and gold. Come get creative with some very lucky St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids. Here’s a round up of 30 fun and festive ideas for St. Patrick’s Day! Rainbows: 1. Rainbow Pipe Cleaners […]

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We’re having fun with rainbow crafts this month to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. My kids go gaga for all things rainbow, anything that will lead them to a leprechaun. So here’s a fun rainbow wheel of awesome as we threaded an embroidery hoop to hang! Supplies for Rainbow Thread Embroidery Hoop: embroidery thread in rainbow […]

I bet you can guess what we’re stamping for St. Patrick’s Day! Yep, rainbows and shamrocks. We’ve got our paper tube stamp supplies out once again and we’re ready to go. Let’s get stamping! Supplies for Rainbow and Shamrock Paper Tube Stamps: paint in rainbow colors paper towel tube scissors paper paper plate To Make […]

These shamrock rice krispie pops from Hungry Happenings are hilariously adorable (and probably pretty tasty too). I found them over at the Make and Takes Spotlight and think they’d make the perfect St. Patty’s Day treat! More St. Patty’s Day links below: St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Coloring Pages St. Patrick’s Day Fresh Herb Dip […]

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. Did any lucky Leprechauns visit your house? My daughter made a trap, but alas, that little Leprechaun found a way to escape. But I’m hoping a few of these ideas will cheer her up. Here are 6 fun ideas from over at the M&T Spotlight for a few projects to celebrate with […]

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday. We usually make Corned Beef and Cabbage in the slow cooker, but inevitably my husband is the only one who eats it and it goes to waste. This year I told him we are not making corned beef. Instead we’ll be making something green and healthy and we’ll attempt to […]

We’ve got some fun free coloring pages for you to download and print out today, just in time to find the leprechaun’s gold. The kids will love to find all the 4-leaf clovers in this sneaky coloring page. Thanks to the design skills of Alma Loveland of Ollibird, we’re all able to enjoy the spring […]

I’m thrilled to have Danyelle of Dandee here as one of Make and Takes newest regular contributors. Danyelle will be here once a month sharing fabulous ideas for home projects and ideas. Take it away, Danyelle… With St. Patrick’s Day just 10 days away, now is a good time to add a little color to […]

It’s Raining Rainbows

by Amanda on March 5, 2012

Everyone knows that March is the month that we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. For kids that means leprechaun traps, pots of gold and plenty of rainbows! To celebrate not only that green tinted holiday but also the coming of spring, we are going to make some rainbow raindrops to hang on the wall! For this […]

Spring is just around the corner, I can feel it. It’s time to celebrate with flowers and rainbows, especially with St. Patrick’s Day coming soon. So today we are having fun with paints, creating a few swirly rainbows. We’re using paper plates and coffee filters to capture the pretty colors. Supplies for Rainbow Painting Craft: […]

“What’s the next holiday coming up??” is the question I’m asked, without fail, the day after EVERY holiday.  My kids super-love holidays.  And, you’ve probably figured out by now, that I love traditions…SO, why not delve right into the next holiday, St. Patrick’s Day? Do y’all know who St. Patrick is?  A while back, I […]

This recipe for Sweet Chex Mix from This Week for Dinner is one of my all time favorite snacks. It’s almost too easy to make and can feed a large crowd, perfect for a party. I’ve added a little something extra to the mix for St. Patrick’s day, green m&ms. They are a perfect addition […]

Saturday Spotlight: Green

by Marie on March 11, 2011

The color green is alive and well on the M&T Spotlight. These crafts and recipes are the perfect shade of green and I’m happy to feature them. There are also some really fabulous rainbow crafts and recipes over there, so make sure to check them all out.*Next week I’ll be featuring projects with birds, so […]

Guest post by Alison of Ingredients Inc. Saint Patrick’s day is celebrated on March 17th, and my three kids always make sure they wear green clothing to school. This year, we will start off dinnertime with this healthy, easy and very simple Saint Patrick’s Day Fresh Herb Dip. It’s a great way to get the […]

These mini pots of gold are the perfect little place setting for a St. Patrick’s Day party. You can make these with large pots for a centerpiece or craft them into this miniature version. Supplies for Mini Pot of Gold: small terra cotta pots black paint and brush pipe cleaners in rainbow colors scissors gold […]

We’re getting really close to St. Patrick’s Day as March begins tomorrow and rainbows are forming everywhere to get ready for the gold! Last year we mixed up a Milk Rainbow Connection, so this year we’re trying it out with pudding. Supplies for Rainbow Pudding: vanilla pudding food coloring bowl glass 1. Mix up your […]

My sons love those baby books that have touchy-feely parts in them, even now that they’re not babies anymore. Here’s a craft for kids that creates a furry shamrock, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Kids will enjoy making a little decorative picture, a greeting card for Grandma or maybe even the cover of a notebook, […]

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