Don’t get caught without your green, make shamrock or lucky clover necklaces to wear on Saint Patrick’s Day! These upcycled toilet paper roll craft ideas also make great party favors.
Learn how to make shamrock and lucky four-leaf clover necklaces with these easy step by step Saint Patrick’s Day crafts for kids and adults of all ages.
Make these shamrock and four-leaf clover crafts just for fun, to hand out as gifts, or to make sure that you don’t get pinched without your green on Saint Patrick’s day.
We have included a step by step video to make this recycled toilet paper roll Saint Patrick’s day craft super easy to make with children from preschoolers to teens.
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Shamrock and Clover Necklace Craft Supplies
- Recycled toilet paper rolls
- Flat wash paintbrush
- Green acrylic paint (tempera paint does not cover the toilet paper roll well enough–the cardboard shows through too much)
- Rainbow variegated yarn, green variegated or green yarn
- Wooden beads or pony beads (optional)
- Wooden alphabet beads (optional)
- Single hole punch
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How to Make Shamrock and Lucky Four Leaf Clover Necklaces
First, hop over to learn how to make toilet paper roll shamrocks and four-leaf clover crafts.
Next, turn recycled cardboard tube shamrocks and clovers into a shamrock or lucky four-leaf clover pendant for a necklace with the simple “how-to” instructions listed below.
Or, make a whole bunch of shamrock and lucky clover necklaces to hand out as favors at a Saint Patrick’s Day party.
Scroll down for the video tutorial to make these quick and easy Saint Patrick’s day crafts at home or in the classroom.
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Step by Step Shamrock and Lucky Four Leaf Clover Necklace Tutorial
Hop over to learn how to make toilet paper roll shamrocks and four-leaf clover crafts with our simple step by step tutorial complete with video.
Once you have finished a few toilet paper roll shamrocks and/or lucky clover pendants, follow the instructions below to turn them into Saint Patrick’s Day necklaces.
The video tutorial below shares how to make each one of these Saint Patrick’s Day crafts.
Step 1 – Use a single hole punch to make holes in each recycled shamrock or clover craft
Turn each recycled cardboard tube shamrock or clover into a pendant or lucky charm for a necklace with a few single hole punches.
Have a look at the video tutorial and in the photos above and below to see where to punch holes into the toilet paper roll shamrocks and clovers.
Step 2 – Add a strand of yarn to make an infinity necklace for each necklace pendant or charm
Cut a strand of yarn 26 to 42 inches long for each shamrock or lucky four-leaf clover necklace.
Shorter necklace lengths are best for preschoolers and young children, while longer length shamrock necklaces are best for older children, teens, and adults.
Step 3 – String beads onto shamrock or lucky charm necklace (optional)
Before tieing both ends of the yarn together to complete the necklace, add beads onto both of the yarn ends in equal amounts.
Or, write “lucky,” “Irish,” “Happy Saint Patrick’s day!” “Kiss Me” or whatever you wish with wooden alphabet beads onto a shamrock or lucky clover necklace as shown in the photo below.
Step 4 – Wear with pride on Saint Patrick’s day, hand them out as party favors, or gift them to family and friends!
Don’t get caught without your green on Saint Patrick’s day… Wear your toilet paper roll shamrock pendant or lucky charm necklace so you don’t get pinched! You can also hand your recycled shamrock and lucky clover necklaces out on Saint Patrick’s day as gifts or party favors!
Step by Step Toilet Paper Roll Shamrock and Four Leaf Clover Necklace Video Tutorial
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