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. M.Clark says

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

  2. Janet W. says

    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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

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