Quick & Easy St. Patrick's Day Idea

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and to be honest, I don't do a whole lot for the holiday, but, I had an idea.  I thought it would be cute, so I did it!
I came across these little plastic tubes that had been languishing in a drawer for several years.  After picking up some Skittles, the project was underway...
I started by sorting the Skittles by color.  It brought back fun memories of my teaching days.  Does anyone else remember sorting activities?
After sorting, I added them to the tubes to form a rainbow of colors.  Sorry, forgot that pic!
I made a couple of tags from scrapbook paper and stamps.
They were attached to the tubes with Baker's Twine and the project was complete!
I did make a change to one of the tubes - A space was left at the top and a few marshmallows were added to act as clouds.  Here's a side view to see them:
That's my quick and easy St. Patrick's Day idea.  

Before you say, "That's cute, Ann, but I don't have those plastic tubes", I have the solution.  You probably have an empty jar.  The ones that basil pesto come in would be perfect.  If you don't have one of those, buy a big bag of Skittles and use a spaghetti sauce or marinara jar.  
See?  I'm a problem-solver!

What do you do for St. Patrick's Day?

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  1. Cute! Love that bright green color.

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  2. Big bag, big jar.....now you're speaking this house's language!

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  3. Very cute but don't shamrocks only have three petals??

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    1. Yes, shamrocks do have 3 leaves, but this is a 4-leaf clover. The 4th leaf brings good luck!

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  4. That's a great idea! And, yes, I remember doing lots of sorting activities with students when I was teaching. It was lots of fun. I don't do a lot for St. Patrick's day, either, but your ideas are very inspiring.

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    1. Thank you, Debbie, I'm glad you like it. So glad you stopped by!

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  5. Such an amazing idea!
    You're welcome to join me in a cuppa at Tea With Jennifer,
    Jennifer

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  6. This is so cute. I don't do anything for St. Patrick's Day but I DO have two nieces and a nephew and it's always fun to do something holiday related with them. I think they'd love these.

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope you'll make them for your nieces and nephew.

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    1. Thank you, Joanne. I'm glad you like them!

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  8. How adorable !
    Thank you for sharing with us at Meraki Link Party. We're delighted that you joined the party.
    Much love
    Naush

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  9. How cute. Thank you for sharing on the Classy Flamingos.

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    1. Thank you, Terrie. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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  11. These are definitely cute. And yes, an old jar would work out just as well. #HomeMattersParty

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