Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year with these fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids!
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids
St. Patrick’s Day is a great holiday filled with forgiveness and lessons on the Trinity. Sold into slavery as a teenager, St. Patrick became a Christian in Ireland. Later, he became a missionary and helped bring Christianity to Ireland.
Here are a variety of fun crafts to create to help remember this holiday!
Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping – The Pinterested Parent
Perfect for Pre-K, get messy with marshmallow stamping! It’s kid-directed and great for when the kids want to have messy art fun.
Pot-O-Gold Slime Recipe – Mom Dot
Leprechaun Paper Plate Mask – Simply Today Life
Create a leprechaun mask, out of a paper plate! Grab some paint, construction paper, and a paper plate to get started.
Mosaic Paper Shamrocks – Happiness is Homemade
Leprechaun Play Dough – Nurture Store
Make this simple leprechaun play dough, great for a sensory experience. Add some glitter for some extra St. Patrick’s sparkle!
Cardboard Tube Rainbow Blowers – Kids Craft Room
St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft – Simply Today Life
Create a St. Patrick themed mask out of a paper plate!
Leprechaun Tracks Handprint Craft for Kids – A Little Pinch of Perfect
Under the Rainbow Leprechaun Trap – Fun Money Mom
Trap a leprechaun with this sneaky trap! Easily grab all of your materials from the Dollar Store, so there’s nothing too expensive with this project.
Kids Irish Flag Craft – Kids Activities Blog
How to Trap a Leprechaun – Another Mum Bites the Dust
How do you trap a leprechaun? Find out with this tutorial!
Leprechaun Paper Bag Puppet – About a Mom
Leprechaun Directed Drawing – Proud to Be Primary
Grab watercolors for this simple directed drawing project. Since it requires a bit of skill to practice the outline, it’s best for upper elementary kids.
Beaded Shamrocks Fine Motor Fun – Fun a Day
Leprechaun Traps for Kids – The Crafting Chicks
Great for cards or just because, have fun recreating these leprechaun traps.
Kids Handprint Clover Art – A Night Owl
Roll Leprechaun Hats – The Resourceful Mama
Create little leprechaun hats out of toilet paper rolls.
Shamrock Wand – Crafty Morning
How to Make Leprechaun Boxes – Adventures of Mel
Create St. Patrick’s Day boxes from little cardboard mailboxes. They’re great for trading gifts in a classroom or other event.
Make Your Own Leprechaun Beard – No Time for Flash Cards
St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Hat – Alpha Mom
Create a shamrock hat out of a paper plate. This link has a variety of different tutorials for holiday-themed paper plate hats.
Shamrock Man – Little Family Fun
All you need is green and white construction paper to recreate this shamrock man!
St. Patrick’s Day Slime – Little Bins for Little Hands
St. Patrick’s Day Edible Jell-O Leprechaun Hats – Craft Create Cook
Great to create in bulk, make these leprechaun hats out of Jell-O! They’re simple to put together and filled with green!
Washi Tape Rainbow Craft – i Heart Crafty Things
Shamrock Slime – As the Bunny Hops
For a sensory activity, create this green shamrock slime. You’ll only need a few materials to put it together.
Rainbow Watercolor Raised Salt Paint Shamrock – Rhythms of Play
DIY Rainbow Wands – Icing Designs
With a variety of colorful ribbon, create these rainbow wands! They’re fun to wave around and full of different colors.
Shamrock Sprouts – Housing a Forest
Little Shamrock Men – Sweet and Lovely Crafts
With washi tape and toilet paper rolls, create these little shamrock man.
Shamrock Sun Catchers – Hands On As We Grow
Leprechaun Puppet – Glue Sticks and Gumdrops
Use a paper bag to create this leprechaun puppet.
DIY Lucky Rainbow Necklace – Armelle
My favorite crafts are the ones you can eat! Have students create this bright rainbow necklace they can eat later!
Scrunchy Shamrock Art – Fireflies and Mud Pies
Coffee Filter Shamrocks – We Know Stuff
Create shamrocks out of coffee filters. Similar to coffee filter flowers, they are 3D. It can be a little messy, but it only requires three different materials!
Handprint Leprechaun – Glued to My Crafts
Create a leprechaun out of a handprint. Handprint activities always make a great keepsake craft!
Watercolor Rainbow – Buggy and Buddy
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