Five Easy Ways to Wear Green

Remembering elementary school and the necessary green to be worn on St. Patrick's Day had me on a mission to find the easiest ways to wear green this year. My eight year old daughter had so much fun deciding what to wear to celebrate with the complimentary items we received from Oriental Trading. The inexpensive accessories with fast shipping are perfect for classroom parties, family events and dressing up. Five easy ways to wear green will make your St. Patrick's Day morning fun and Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Shamrock Nails

I have so many great memories of celebrating St. Patrick's Day as an adult but now as a parent, I love this holiday because I get to watch my daughter's excitement each year building a leprechaun trap. Although we've never actually caught a leprechaun, over the years he has left many trinkets to prove he visited our home and outsmarted our trap. This year I partnered with Oriental Trading to make sure we are well prepared for our favorite green holiday. As usual all opinions are mine Read More... {Read More...}

St. Patrick’s Day shamrock hair clip (easy craft tutorial)

My daughter and I have been wearing the same cute St. Patrick's Day hair clips every year for the past few years. The St. Patrick's Day shamrock hair clip took just minutes to make and has been one of my favorite hair accessories each March.  St. Patrick's Day shamrock hair clip supplies: shamrock stickers (mine came from the Dollar Store) alligator clip scrap of green fabric hot glue gun   Glue the back of two to three stickers to the green fabric. Then Read More... {Read More...}

My Preschool Classroom – St. Patrick’s Day Week

This week is a short week for me in the classroom because we have a couple of days off for spring break.  Although we only have a few days at school this week I wanted to make everything about St. Patrick's Day.  I have a green and gold sensory tub along with plenty of fun themed activities. My sensory tub is a leprechaun's paradise!  I used food dye to color uncooked oatmeal.  Just add a few tablespoons of vanilla or rubbing alcohol to the oatmeal and then add the Read More... {Read More...}

Ruffled Burlap St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

Today I finally added a few clovers to our home for St. Patrick's Day.  The wreath on our front door received a quick and frugal makeover for the holiday. You just need a few supplies and a little time to make the interchangeable ruffled burlap wreath.  I made mine last year and shared the tutorial at the Arizona Mom's Network. I love this wreath because it looks pretty on our door with or with out added seasonal decorations.  For St. Patrick's Day, I quickly added Read More... {Read More...}