With St Patrick’s Day nearly here we thought you might be on the look out for a last minute, super quick and easy rainbow activity for the kids. These St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags are simple and fun to make and a lovely thrifty gift idea to share with friends too. Great if you’re needing St Patrick’s Day treats for a whole class and don’t want to break the bank!
We’ve got lots of other colourful St Patrick’s Day Crafts for the kids you might like too. Here’s a few to get you started. Click on the photos to go to the tutorials and continue to scroll down to see how to make these fun Rainbow Treat Bags.
St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags Tutorial
This St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bag idea is filled with Rainbow Fruit Loops to represent a rainbow and marshmallows for the clouds. It’s an inexpensive and fun St Paddy’s Day treat for the kids and a great activity to reinforce colour sorting and counting too.
St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags Supplies
- Wilton Pretzel Tube Bags
- Fruit Loops or similar
- Mini Marshmallows
- Ribbon or Ties
How To Make Easy St Patrick’s Day Treat Bags
Start by filling the bottom of your pretzel bags with a layer of mini marshmallows for the clouds. If you want to get a bit of learning into this St Patrick’s Day activity it’s a fun opportunity for kids to estimate and count how many marshmallows they use.
Next fill your St Patrick’s Day treat bags with layers of rainbow coloured fruit loops. UK folks we can now get Kelloggs Fruit Loops from Amazon hooray! It’s a fun sorting activity to get the kids to organise the fruit loops into different bowls for each colour first. You could even make a race of it and see who can sort a cup of Fruit Loops in the fastest time.
Once your St Patrick’s Day Treat Bags are full seal them with the bag twist ties and add a colourful ribbon too if you fancy.
These St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags are perfect to gift for the holiday or to just enjoy at home. Are you a Fruit Loops fan?
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