Tuesday, March 9, 2010

St. Patrick's Day Fun #1: Potato Stamp Shamrocks

With St. Patrick's Day just a little over a week away, we have been busy with crafting Irish symbols and cooking up traditional Irish foods to get into the spirit. I wanted to share one or two things that we've been up to every day until St. Patrick's Day just in case you'd like to do them with your family too! :-)

The first activity we did was one I came across at Disney's Family Fun magazine website. We used a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make a potato stamp then stamped a white sheet of paper with 3 hearts to form a shamrock! It was super easy, though Morgan needed a little help with the placement of the stamp :-).
Morgan with a goofy pose and a finished shamrock.
Morgan ended up doing several shamrocks on her own and was quite proud of them! :-)

We made 3 shamrocks, one for here, and then one for each set of grandparents to wish them a Happy St. Patrick's Day! :-)

5 comments:

croleyc69 said...

What a great idea. They look great !!
Caroline

Alexis AKA MOM said...

What a fun idea, but paint and the boys not my best plan unless we are outside ... lol

You're such an awesome mom!

Alexia said...

You lost me on step one LOL ;)

I'm so not an artsy person - as good as it gets over here is me dumping a pile of paper, paint and brushes on the table and letting the boys go for it (ummm generally outside) LOL

Nancy M. said...

How fun!

Just Breathe said...

I remember making stamps out of potatoes years ago. Looks like she had fun.

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