Mar 122017
 
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I found myself babysitting some little ones recently and since St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, I wanted to make a fun craft with them. We ended up making this Felt Clover Craft and the girls were so happy with them when we were done. This craft is pretty easy to make and with a little help from a grownup, real little ones can do most of it by themselves.

Felt Clover Craft

Here’s what you need:

  • Green felt
  • Green craft paying
  • Paint brush
  • Threaded needle
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue/hot glue gun

Here’s what you do:
1. Cut out 4 identical (or as close as you can get) hearts (about 1.5″X 1.5″) from your green felt.

2. Sew the bottom of the hearts together using a basic stitch and tie the two ends into a knot, this will make the clover lay pretty flat. (If you don’t want to sew you can always hot glue).

3. Cut a tiny circle from your green felt and then hot glue it to the center to cover your stitches
4. Paint your craft sticks green and let dry completely.

5. Now hot glue the back of your clover to the top of your green craft stick.

And that’s it – you’re done. See how easy they are to make.

The kids can play with their felt clovers as they are or they can “plant” them like flowers in a planter. We each made a clover, so we had a few to plant and look at how cute that looks:

This Felt Clover Craft is super fun for the kids to make and with St. Patrick’s Day coming up quick, now is the time to put on your crafty pants and make some.

So tell me, are you planning on making any St. Patrick’s Day crafts? Do you do anything to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

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  105 Responses to “Felt Clover Craft”

  1. Oh wow, you are super talented on the DIY-game. This is super cool and timely for St. Patty’s Day. We were looking forward to the parade today in our town but unfortunately it was too cold out.

  2. That is so adorable! I love that you have them sprouting out of the dirt. Too cute!

  3. I volunteer at an after school club for elementary kids, and this would be the perfect craft! What a cute idea!

  4. This is so adorable! I will have to make this with my baby but I need to work on the sewing part! This will be a fun project to do with my baby!

    xo,
    Molly
    http://www.allaboutgoodvibes.com

  5. So cute. My children actually made leprechaun traps this weekend. It’s pretty darm cute.

  6. I Love all your DIYs and this one is sooo cuteee

  7. This is such a cute craft to do with the kids. I love that it’s simple yet the end result is so adorable. I’m pretty sure I have everything on hand to do this fun craft.

  8. That’s a creative and colorful idea! I love how simple it is, even I could do it without messing it up.

  9. I really like this idea. It looks simple to do. I have been making several st. Patrick’s Day crafts with my child, and this one looks fun.

  10. These are super cute! I love how you put them in soil! Very creative! Thank you so much for sharing these!

  11. Such a cute and easy craft to make with the little ones! My grandchildren are going to love making these. Thanks for the creative idea!

  12. That is a very cute craft. I’m sure my younger nieces and nephews would like to make that for St. Patrick’s Day.

  13. These are so cute and clever! Yet just perfect for little hands! I’ll have to get my little nieces onto them, thank you!

  14. Aww these are so cute! I love how easy they are to make too! My boys always love arts and crafts so I know they will love this too!

  15. This would be fun to make, and hold up during a Saint Patty’s Day Parade.

  16. Love this simple St Patrick Day craft. Plus after checking out the supply list I have everything needed already here at home. Now to gather up the supplies and wait for the grandkids to show up.

  17. They are so cute! I’m definitely going to try this with my little ones as we have Irish heritage. Great idea.

  18. Besides the theme of this craft for St. Paddys day, I love the overall vibe of “luck” so these would be great to have out any time of the year! And how easy to make!

  19. Stella spent an entire day building herself a leprechaun trap. She almost got one last year, so really hoping to get a pot of gold this year.

  20. What a cute and easy craft! Love St Patty’s Day stuff!

  21. What a fun craft to make for the month of March. It certainly is a great way to decorate and spruce up your potted plants

  22. These are sooo cute and simple. My niece and nephew are going to love this, I probably wouldn’t have had the foresight to paint the popsicle sticks, too!

  23. Those are so cute. I would put them in a container of M & Ms for a nice gift.

  24. how cute! I actually have leftover felt from another project I just did, so maybe we will try this out too.

  25. That is such a cute little craft for young kids to make. I am not Irish but everyone loves St. Patrick’s Day and likes to take part in the festivities

  26. How cute are these?! My son was looking at this over my shoulder and now he wants to go to Michaels, haha!

  27. This is such a cute craft. I bet my girls would love to make these. They would be really great in a potted house plant.

  28. This is a really cute concept, but I’d probably bust out the hot glue gun and forgo the needle and thread. The “dirt” is perfect and probably smells amazing 🙂 (Unrelated side note: I love your logo!)

  29. This craft looks like it is a lot of fun! I think I’ll do this with my niece and nephew when I visit them.

  30. Nice and they’re probably the only flowers I’ll get to “grow” this season

  31. This is so adorable! I’m definitely going to make this one. I was just thinking about needing a bookmark last night. Thank you so much for sharing.

  32. Aww, those shapes are the best! The felt worked really well. They look so cute in the planter.

  33. This is such a cute craft for St. Patrick’s Day! I love how simple it is.

  34. I love the little things that you can “plant” that turn into treats – I’ve seen a bunch of ones where you “plant” nerds or jelly beans or some other seed-shaped candy, and it “grows” into suckers or candy canes or something like that. This would be really fun to “plant” in a similar fashion.

  35. This is too cute! Super fun to do with my younger siblings this week, well have to try it out!

  36. This is such a cute idea. This would be a fun fine motor skill project.

  37. This iss uch a fun craft for St Patricks Day. My kids love making seasonal crafts like this. I am totally doing thsi with my kids this weekend.

  38. I like this clover DIY craft idea. It is so easy to make and the materials are easy to find. I love how you “planted” them too.

  39. This is such a fun craft idea. I think this would make for a great project to do with the kids as well as the nursing home.

  40. What a lovely project. Cloverleaf is made up of multiple heart shape joined together. This leaf has a lot of love in it.

  41. What a cute idea for the kids. My kids are pumped for St. Patricks day so they will love these clovers.

  42. This is too cute! Having things like that for your cubicle is awesome for a pick me up!

  43. The dirt is a cute touch. Do you think this is possible without sewing and more glue?

  44. What a great way to keep the kiddies entertained while you babysat them. I like the use of felt and the clovers are a good shout for ST Paddy’s day x

  45. My daughter will love doing this. We are going to totally do it this week. She will love to plant them too.

  46. This is a really fun craft idea for St. Patrick’s Day. We haven’t crafted anything in a while and this will get us back into the swing of things.

  47. This looks like a great DIY craft for St Patrick’s Day!! I know my nieces and nephews would love these!

  48. My baby isn’t old enough for crafts yet, but I can’t wait for her to be so I can do cute stuff like this with her. What an awesome St. Patty’s day craft. Thanks for sharing!

  49. These are just the cutest! My daughter would love to make these. She’s so in St Patrick’s Day this year.

  50. These are so cute and look really easy to make! My kids would love making these and they are easy enough to do on their own too.

  51. What a brilliant ideas! My son and his best friend will surely love to do this too!

  52. What a unique and cute craft idea! My kids will surely love it.

  53. Your crafts are always so cute and creative. This a a fantastic idea that we’ll try with our nieces soon.

  54. Awww.. that’s so cute. They could also be used as photo props. I can envision some nice pictures with them.

  55. Loving all your DIY projects, they are so easy but so effective – I don’t think we’re doing anything for St Patricks this year but I’ll be sending this to my friend who’s definitely on it with her little ones:) x

  56. These clover craft leaves are sooooo adorable! The kids will also love to make these! Thanks for sharing!

  57. Lol, this is the most creative thing I have seen all year! You are a gifted DIY person! Love it!

  58. So cool this and very cute. Did the children really enjoy building these?

  59. This is a great activity with kids for St. Patrick’s Day! I am sure they’ll enjoy this!

  60. This is cool and looks easy to do! My kids will love this craft!

  61. What a festive way to celebrate St.. Patrick’s Day! Little ones will enjoy making this fun craft too!

  62. Looks like a fun DIY idea for St Patrick’s day! We don’t celebrate St Patrick’s Day but will go to see the Parade this weekend.

  63. This is such a fun and easy craft for St. Patrick’s Day! I’ll have to share this with my friends who have kids.

  64. Oh this is so cute! I will make this with my daughter!

  65. Your crafts are always so awesome! I’m so bad at crafts but I think I could manage this one haha. Maybe need an outline for the hearts.

  66. This is such a cute and simple craft for St. Patrick’s day!! I think I already have all of these supplies at home. I’ll see if my boys are interested in crafting this weekend.

  67. This looks so fun! My kids will be enjoying making this!

  68. What a fun little activites for st Paddy’s Day. I should do this with my niece. xx

  69. What a cute little craft! I would love to do something like this with my older kids!!

  70. These are so very cute and creative! I know that my kids would totally love to make these!

  71. This is such a cute idea. I need to get to crafting with my kids.

  72. This is quite fun! It’s a really nice addition to your decor on St. Patrick’s Day. I think it’s really adorable too.

  73. The felt clovers are cute and very simple to do. Perfect crafts for small kids! They are adorable!

  74. Super cute and fun! We’ve been doing lots of crafts here lately, and this looks like one my kiddos would love to do too! We will be trying this!

  75. What a fun craft! I need to share this with my daughter’s girl scout leader. It will be an easy craft for them to do!

  76. This clover craft is so adorable and it looks so simple to make too! It will be an easy craft for when my kids are a bit older!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

  77. These are adorable and actually super easy! Great for this snow day we have on our doorstep!

  78. aww these are so sweet and fun, they would make great frugal options for table decor for st patricks day too!

  79. This is such a cute idea! I am going to Pin this and do it with my kids this week, they will love it!!

  80. These are adorable! My kids adore crafts but we don’t get to do them very often.

  81. I love learning about these DIY so I can share with my nephews when I visit in Miami!

  82. These look so cute & are so easy to make!!! Love it!!

  83. Such a cute and easy craft. I can’t wait to try it with my grandchildren

  84. What a fun craft idea. Such a great project to do with the kids

  85. This is a fun craft idea. It would be a great idea for my three year old.

  86. Awwww, what a cute craft! I know the kids would love to make these! Thanks!

  87. I always thought that clovers looked like little hearts sewn together. You just proved it. What a neat little craft.

  88. These are really great activity that we can do! My niece will surely love to make their alone.

  89. We do not celebrate St. Patrick’s here but I know some of the event I can use this. I can change the colors or just do it for fun. thanks for sharing 🙂

  90. Love this! Perfect for little ones and older kids. Especially love that it can be made with simple crafts supplies 🙂

  91. Wow this is absolutely a fun and creative thing to do on St. Patrick. I love how easy it is to make. Kids will surely enjoy this.

  92. These are pretty cute and easy to make. My daughter and I made some last weekend. Thanks for sharing!

  93. These are adorable! I’m sure both my daughters would love this clover craft!

  94. These are so cute! My daughter would love making these and possibly giving them as a gift to her Irish grandma.

  95. That is such a cute idea for a St. Patrick’s Day craft! I love the idea of using the green felt for it. 🙂

  96. I only realized today that a flower could be done by that way. Nice idea, hearts turned to a flower. I need to do some art projects like this for my room make-over.

  97. Awesome idea! And it seems easy enough. This is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day craft for young kids.

  98. Omg how cute is this craft?!?! I bet my daughter would love to make these for St.Patricks day!!

  99. Such a cute craft for St Patricks. I bet my kids would love to make this.

  100. This is so cute! I can’t wait to try this out with my kids! It looks like such a fun craft!

  101. What a great idea!!! I’m hosting a few kids next week for an extended playdate type deal, and this will be a great craft for each of them to do! So festive!!!

  102. Such a cute (and easy)crafting activity. They’d make great bookmarks too! Perfect for St Patricks day!

  103. How cute are these?! My boys would love to make these!

  104. Wow, looks so fresh and fabulous. My little girl will love this. Such a lovely DIY craft for the holiday time for her!

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