St. Patrick’s Day Craft ~ Tissue Paper Shamrock

Every year in March St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated.  Saint Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is named after Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland.  This is a fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft called the Tissue Paper Shamrock.

St. Patrick's Day Craft: Tissue Paper Shamrock from Starts At Eight

St. Patrick’s Day Craft ~ Tissue Paper Shamrock:


Tissue Paper Shamrock Supplies from Starts At Eight

  • Shamrock Template
  • Green Tissue Paper (we used multiple shades of green)
  • Liquid Glue
  • Scissors
  • White Cardstock
  • Green Marker
  • Pencil


  1. Print out this FREE Shamrock Template and cut it out. (Simply right click and save photo.)Shamrock Template from Starts At Eight
  2. Trace template onto white cardstock.
  3. Cut green tissue paper into small squares.
  4. Cover a section of the shamrock with liquid glue.
  5. Using a pencil to shape a green tissue paper square, push it into place where there is glue on the shamrock.St. Patrick's Day Craft: Tissue Paper Shamrock from Starts At Eight
  6. Repeat steps 4 & 5 until the entire shamrock is covered in green tissue paper squares.
  7. Using a marker to add “Happy Saint Patrick’s Day” or any other saying to your paper, either above or below the Tissue Paper Shamrock.

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