These shamrock sewing cards are a really simple and fun busy kids activity for St. Patrick’s Day this Thursday. Most kids I know in that late preschool to early elementary school age love sewing projects, and these cards are a great way to teach them. Plus, I love anything that keeps hands busy and builds those fine motor skills so you can work on making that grasshopper pie.
Keep reading to see how to make these shamrock sewing cards after the jump…
Supplies: card stock, green yarn, hole punch, yarn needle (it’s very dull), shamrock shape to trace (you can download one and print it from the internet as well), scissors, pencil
Step 1: Trace a shamrock shape with pencil onto card stock paper and cut around it leaving about 1/2 inch border
Step 2: Punch with a medium side hole punch around flip around (or erase the pencil marks).
Step 3: Thread a needle and show your child how to sew along the design, threading through each hole.