Activity:

Scented Shamrock

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What You Need:

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Jell-O mix (green)
  • Paintbrush
  • Saltshaker
  • Pencil
  • Hole punch
  • Ribbon, or yarn

What You Do:

  1. Before starting the project, fill the salt shaker with the green Jell-O mix.
  2. Help your child draw a shamrock shape on the construction paper.
  3. Have her cut out the shape using a pair of scissors.
  4. Encourage her to paint glue onto the cut-out shamrock, covering the entire shape.
  5. Have her sprinkle the Jell-O powder onto the glue using the shaker. Try to cover it as much as possible.
  6. Help her shake off any extra Jell-O powder and allow it to dry completely.
  7. Punch a hole at the top of the shamrock.
  8. Thread ribbon through the hole and tie it into a knot. Then, hang it from a doorknob or in a window to show your Irish spirit! 

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