Cultural Craft for Kids: Irish Celtic knot

March 7, 2014

To make this craft with your kids, download and print the Irish Celtic knot template at the bottom of this article from Cultural Care Au Pair.

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The term “Celtic” is popularly used to describe cultural groups in the British Isles and Ireland. Celtic symbols have been used for centuries as decoration in Christian writings and on Christian architecture. All symbols have some type of meaning; this particular one is said to represent good fortune.

MATERIALS:

INSTRUCTIONS:
Download our Irish Celtic knot template. Then, with the help of an adult, cut out the circular pattern at right and trace four times onto your green felt or construction paper. Then cut the felt or paper so you are left with four green rings. Using the image above as a guide, weave the circles together to form the knot. (You will have to make a cut in at least three of the rings to accomplish this.)

 

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