Shamrock Salt Painting

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with this Shamrock salt painting. This activity is fun, easy and requires minimal supplies.

Shamrock Salt Painting

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

10 Minutes + Drying Time

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. First print the template onto orange card or draw your own design.
  2. Then trace the lines with clear PVA glue.
  3. Sprinkle fine salt over the glue and gently shake off the excess.
  4. Once the glue is completely dry, mix your watercolours so that they are watery.
  5. Dip your paintbrush in the watercolour paint and gently touch it to the salt that you wish to colour, the salt will soak the paint up.
  6. Allow to dry fully before moving and displaying your artwork.
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Top Tip

Make your watercolours watery so that the colour spreads easily.



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