Make a Cute Handprint Leprechaun for St. Pat's Day! Erin Go Bragh!Who doesn't love messy Saint Patrick's Day activities for preschool? Okay, me, but most kids love it. This is a simple twist on the hand-print turkey. Brave souls can do the craft as pictured. We took green, orange, and peach paint to transform little hands into a lucky leprechaun. Not so brave? Trace a handprint on construction paper and cut out one of each color then just cut and paste. "Erin go Bragh"!
|Easy Handprint Leprechaun great for Sensory Processing.|
Ever wonder what Erin go Bragh means?
Erin go Bragh is an anglicisation of the Irish phrase Éirinn go Brách (pronounced [ˈeːɾʲɪn̠ʲ ɡə ˈbˠɾˠɑːx]), in which Éirinn is the dative of Éire (meaning "Ireland"). In standard modern Irish the phrase is Éire go Brách (pronounced [ˈeːɾʲə ɡə ˈbˠɾˠɑːx]). It is probable that the English version was taken from what was a "dative" context, such as Go bhfanad in Éirinn go brách("May I stay in Ireland for ever") or Go bhfillead go hÉirinn go brách ("May go back to Ireland for ever").
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