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!
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.
Create a leprechaun mask, out of a paper plate! Grab some paint, construction paper, and a paper plate to get started.
Make this simple leprechaun play dough, great for a sensory experience. Add some glitter for some extra St. Patrick’s sparkle!
Create a St. Patrick themed mask out of a paper plate!
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.
How do you trap a leprechaun? Find out with this tutorial!
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.
Great for cards or just because, have fun recreating these leprechaun traps.
Create little leprechaun hats out of toilet paper rolls.
Create St. Patrick’s Day boxes from little cardboard mailboxes. They’re great for trading gifts in a classroom or other event.
Create a shamrock hat out of a paper plate. This link has a variety of different tutorials for holiday-themed paper plate hats.
All you need is green and white construction paper to recreate this shamrock man!
Great to create in bulk, make these leprechaun hats out of Jell-O! They’re simple to put together and filled with green!
For a sensory activity, create this green shamrock slime. You’ll only need a few materials to put it together.
With a variety of colorful ribbon, create these rainbow wands! They’re fun to wave around and full of different colors.
With washi tape and toilet paper rolls, create these little shamrock man.
Use a paper bag to create this leprechaun puppet.
My favorite crafts are the ones you can eat! Have students create this bright rainbow necklace they can eat later!
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!
Create a leprechaun out of a handprint. Handprint activities always make a great keepsake craft!