St. Patrick's Day Candle Craft
Lesson Plan Printable Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
Letter C > C is for Candle
Crafts > Printable Candles
Holidays and Events >
* Mar 17th > St. Patrick's Day
Multicultural > Ireland
Other themes > Rainbow
Light is meaningful in holiday celebrations in many cultures. Share some information about St. Patrick's Day holiday below. Read a related picture book, video, sing a song or read a poem.
St. Patrick's Day is a holiday that centers on the figure of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. St. Patrick became a priest, and he successfully ministered to the Irish Christians and was instrumental in converting many to Christianity.
Activity > St. Patrick's Day Printable Candle
Review and discuss the significant symbols in the craft:
The three colors of the flag of Ireland are green, white and orange. The shamrock is a three-leafed clover, and a Irish national symbol. The shamrock is also a symbol of the Holy Trinity. The rainbow is another symbol closely associated with St. Patrick's Day celebrations. In Irish folklore and mythology, it is said that at the end of a rainbow, you may find a leprechaun and his treasured pot of gold.
Craft instructions >
Activity > Alphabet Letter C is for Candle >
There are other similar holiday candle crafts for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
Patrick's Day Candle Craft
Black & White
*coloring and writing materials