Frugal Four Leaf Clover Craft for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to get crafty with the kiddos. You don’t have to spend a great deal of time or money in order to do so, in fact a quick trip to the dollar store is all you need. Take a look below at this sweet, simple, and inexpensive paint blotter clover kid’s craft. This paint blotter clover craft for kids is the perfect project to get the whole family in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit!

Frugal Four Leaf Clover Craft for Kids

Four Leaf Clover Craft for Kids

Supplies needed:
Green window marker
White paper
Green pipe cleaners
Craft glue

As mentioned, we were able to find all of these materials at our local dollar store. Just take a peek in the craft supply section and you should find everything you need. Our total cost for this project was around $4 and we were able to buy enough to create this project many times over.

Frugal Four Leaf Clover Craft for Kids

1. Begin by folding and twisting the green pipe cleaners into a W shape. This way they will look like stems.
2. Glue the pipe cleaners to your paper. Press firmly so you know they adhere well.
3. Take your green paint blotter and practice making dots a few times on scrap paper. This will also get the ink running nicely.
4. Begin making your clovers by creating clusters of four dots next to each other. Repeat this process until you have the number of clovers you wish.

Once your clovers are dry, you are free to display this piece proudly! Frame it, pin it up, tape it up, or stick it on the fridge for all to see. This is such a fun and frugal craft that no doubt you will enjoy just as much as the kids.

So head to your local dollar store and give this easy St. Patrick’s Day craft a try!

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  1. Oh what a fun, yet simple, idea for kids! I love finding new things to do with my kiddos. We love St Patty’s Day as well!

  2. Awesome, my son can do this one!

  3. This looks like a super easy craft, definitely something you can do with the kids. Thank you for sharing this craft.

  4. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    I love simple crafts that the whole family can work on and enjoy. This would be fun

  5. I love how simple and inexpensive this craft is to make. My grandson would really enjoy doing this craft with me because it isn’t overly complicated and he won’t get frustrated!

  6. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) says:

    awww these are cute and very simple for children. Great for a party!

  7. My daughter used to love doing dots with a marker, looks like I missed the window for this one.

  8. Julie Wood says:

    These are so cute and a very nice craft to do for St. Patrick’s Day. This would be an easy craft to do with my niece when I babysit her. She loves doing crafts-it keeps her busy.

  9. What a cute project! My daughter would love to make these. She loves crafts like this. Thanks for sharing!

  10. This is a cute idea, kids love anything to do with pipe cleaners for some reason too. lol

  11. My daughter loves to make crafts that she can do by herself. This one will work great!

  12. Very cute craft for Spring or St Patty’s!

  13. Everyone can do this one! It’s really cute too. :)

  14. What a great craft for kids… I want to help my niece do this one.

  15. Mary Happymommy says:

    This is cute for St. Patrick’s Day!

  16. What a cute fun idea for little fingers!

  17. Cindy Merrill says:

    My little Grand daughter Julia says they look like 4 eye balls on a stick, LOL. Her favorite Irish craft idea is to tie green ribbons & bits of green cloth from a worn pillow case together, weaving them over an old straw hat. It’s quite clever for a girl of 6.

  18. Now this is one even I could do. Such a cute, easy craft!

  19. What a cute St. Patty’s Day craft. I know my niece and nephew would enjoy this!!!

  20. These are really cute and easy to do.

  21. My kids would have fun with this and would love the window markers on the windows too. Thanks!

  22. These are very cute and perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!

  23. That looks like a fun easy craft!

  24. SUPER cute — my toddler preschool class would be able to handle this!

  25. What an easy- and inexpensive- idea! My son would have fun with this.

  26. This is great, I love crafts that don’t require that I spend much money!

  27. Cute my daughter would enjoy this craft.

  28. What a cute and easy idea for little ones!

  29. So simple and yet so cute! Fun craft for the kiddos!

  30. What a cute craft!

  31. Super cute and a fun craft for the kiddos while they are on spring break.

  32. This is such a cute and inexpensive idea! My kids will love this!

  33. What a cute craft for the kiddos. Thank you so much for sharing and have a delightful day.

  34. Dorothy Boucher says:

    wow so simple and easy and yet so much fun to do for the little ones, and you showing me this i am thinking use other color markers and why not make some spring flowers :) thanks for share @tisonlyme143
    need twitter followers if anyone can help me out ;) thanks

  35. Our son just started searching for 4-leaf clovers when we’re out on walks.
    We’ll give this a try one day as an after school craft.
    Take care!

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