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Shamrock Ladder

Shamrock ladder


  • Yarn  
  • green and yellow construction paper  
  • straws  
  • scissors  
  • masking tape


What to do

1. Cut out shamrock shapes from green and yellow construction paper. Cut straws into  1/2 " pieces.

2. Give each child a 2' long piece of yarn.

3. Demonstrate how to attach a small piece of tape to the end of the yarn, and then string alternating straw pieces and shamrocks.

4. Hang the ladders from the ceiling for "leprechauns" to climb.


-Sandy L. Scott, Vancouver, WA

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities
Center: Art
Topic: Holidays
Content: The Arts: Visual Arts
Area: Fine Motor
Age: Kindergarten
Interaction: Individual Child

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