Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

Crafts for St. Patrick’s Day

Crafts for St. Patrick’s Day

Kathy Ross
Illustrator:  Sharon Lane Holm 
Nonfiction Craft Book
For ages 4 to 8
Millbrook Press, 1999   ISBN: 0761304479

In this excellent book children will find all sorts of projects to make that have a St. Patrick’s Day theme. There are Shamrocks made of felt, cardboard, construction paper and lots of bits and pieces that can be easily bought in a craft shop of found lying about the house. There are cards, table decorations, candy boxes, a wand, jewellery, and much more.

The author introduces her book with information about the holiday, who St. Patrick was, and why and how the day is celebrated.

The instructions are very easy to follow with clear and concise directions and wonderful illustrations throughout to show how the crafts are made and what they will look like when they are completed.