Activites for Kids: Shamrock Color Matching

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I love when you can take learning and fun and combine them together, like this St Patrick Day craft. Learning to sort is a basic math skill that children can do at a very early age. This may be my favorite activity for kids yet!  It combines colors, sorting and food with a holiday twist.   What kid wouldn’t love shamrock color sorting?

Activities for Kids - Shamrock Printable For Kids

Shamrock color sorting is simple and I even provide the fun printable.

For this activity you will need:

  • Shamrock printable [provided below]
  • Fruit loops or Fruity Cheerios
  • A plate

Activities for Kids - Shamrock Matching for Kids

Have your child match the fruit loops or cheerios to the colored shamrocks on the paper.   You can cut out the shamrocks but I thought it would be easier to clean up if I left them on the paper.

Activities for Kids - Shamrock Color Matching for Kids

My 3 year did great with the color sorting while my 2 year old just wanted to eat all the cheerios. (Have you tried Fruity Cheerios? Yum! We love them.)

Activities for Kids - Shamrock Matching Game for Kids

The cleanup was easier then I expected.   My kids ate most of the cheerios after they were sorted!

Wanna try your luck at shamrock color sorting?  Click on the printable, save then print the sheet and enjoy!

Activities for Kids - Shamrock Printable

Have fun learning and enjoying this tasty treat!

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Kelley is the mastermind in charge of her family.   She loves to spend time crafting, cooking and making her kids laugh. She believes she was destined to be a comedian but has put her stand up dreams on hold to raise her two kids. She blogs about her family at and often entertains her readers with her wise cracks.


  1. This looks so fun. I’m a super mean mom, though, and I never buy those fruity cereal thingies (but my husband does (; ). This will still be great with beads and pompoms though. Thanks for the printable.

  2. Cute! I’m going to do it with big buttons, though, since I don’t buy Fruit Loops.

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