St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Green-Magic Rings

A green magic ring brings luck on St. Patrick's Day.
A green magic ring brings luck on St. Patrick's Day.

You don't have to kiss the Blarney stone to make some magic this St. Patrick's Day -- just these green-magic rings.

What You'll Need:

Plastic screw-on cap

3-1/2 inches of narrow elastic


Spring clothespins

5-inch circle green fabric

Dried rose petals or mint leaves

Jingle bell with small holes

Rubber band

Glue both ends of the elastic inside the cap, on opposite sides. Turn the cap over, and glue the elastic to the outer sides of the cap. Clamp the elastic to the lid with clothespins until the glue is dry.

Put rose petals or mint leaves and the jingle bell (the holes in the bell should be small so the dried petals or leaves don't get inside) in the middle of the fabric. Gather the edges, and wrap them with a rubber band to make a ball.

Pour glue into the cap. Set the fabric ball in the glue, opening side down. When the glue is dry, slip your finger though the elastic loop under the cap.

Shake your ring to make magic.

Everybody knows that you wear green on St. Patrick's Day. On the next page you'll learn a fun craft to make your St. Patrick's Day costume extra green.

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