I started with a wooden shamrock from a craft store. It cost 50 cents.
First, I painted it green. After it dried, I wrote "Father, Son, Holy Spirit"- one on each of the shamrock leaves- with a regular black sharpie marker. Soooo much easier than trying to write it in paint! Then I printed out a picture of St. Patrick and glued it to the middle of the shamrock. I finished it off by tying a cute little bow around the shamrock stem. I wanted to go around the outside of the shamrock with green glitter glue, but we didn't have any.
If you don't want to write out "Father, Son, Holy Spirit", then you can use symbols in stead! Here are some popular symbols I've been seeing to represent the parts of the trinity:
- Father- Eye (for the Fathers "all-seeing eye"), a church, a heart, or a bible.
- Son- A Cross
- Holy Spirit- A Dove
Here are some other versions of this craft I've been inspired by! :-)
I found this trinity shamrock over on
Find great directions for making this shamrock
Wildflowers and Marbles made this cute shamrock.
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