24 Super Fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids

Keep your little leprechauns happy and entertained.

1. Paper Leprechaun Hat and Beard

You need photos of your kids wearing these. Download the templates and directions here.

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2. Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Tub

This is a fun and educational sensory activity for younger kids. Find the tutorial here.

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3. Bell Pepper Shamrocks

This simple craft makes a terrific shamrock AND puts your kid in close proximity to a vegetable. Learn more here.

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4. DIY Rainbow Wands

Rumor has it that if you make this wand just right a rainbow will magically appear in the distance. Find the how-to here.

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5. Easy Rainbows

Ideal for smaller kids who aren’t yet able to draw a rainbow on their own. Learn more here.

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6. Shamrock Man

Kids will have a shamrockin’ good time with this fun and simple craft. Find the tutorial here.

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7. Layered Felt Rainbow Magnet

Once St. Patrick’s Day is over these are great for holding papers on your refrigerator. Find the how-to here.

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8. Shamrock Sprouts

Make your own St. Patty’s Day Chia Pet! Learn more here.

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9. Leprechaun Trail


When I was a kid we knew better than to mess with leprechauns, but these brave kids nowadays try to catch them. Find out how to lure one up to your front door here.

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10. Lego Leprechaun Trap

Setting a “Leprechaun trap” is also a lot of fun. This one is especially great because it’s made using Lego bricks you likely already have at home. Learn more here.

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11. Another trap

You can also make a trap with a strawberry basket and some carefully placed Lucky Charms (which are widely known to be terrific leprechaun bait). Find out more here.

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12. Leprechaun Peg Dolls

Older kids will have a blast making these ridiculously cute peg dolls. Find the how-to here.

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13. Lucky Crown Of Clover

You get extra points if you make this with four leaf clovers. Learn how here.

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14. Shamrock Crystals

These are easy to make and come out looking great. Perfect for science loving kids. Find the tutorial here.

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15. Leprechaun Wall Hanging

Kids will have a top of the morning making this leprechaun. Find the tutorial here.

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16. St. Patty’s Day in a Jar

These make perfect gifts if you and your kids can put one together without eating all the candy. Learn more here.

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17. St. Patrick’s Day Shirt

Don’t let how great these shirts look throw you - your kids will get to play a large role in making them. Find the how-to here.

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18. Wine Cork Shamrocks

If anyone asks why you’re plowing through three bottles of wine you can tell them it’s “for the kids.” Find the how-to here.

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19. Shamrock Window Transparency

These look beautiful hanging in a window, and kids love glueing the pieces of tissue together. Find the how-to here.

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20. Leprechaun Popcorn Hat

Two steps for a fun St. Patty’s Day: Make this craft, then enjoy the popcorn while watching Darby O’Gill and the Little People!

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21. Loopy Rainbow

Kids love crafting with Fruit Loops, especially when they get to sneak a few in the process. Learn more here.

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22. Pot of gold

Every St. Patrick’s Day needs a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Learn more here.

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23. Shamrock Paper Plate Hat

All you need to make this fun craft are paper plates, scissors, and pens. Learn how here.

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24. Clay Pot Leprechaun

An adult will likely need to lead the way in making this one, but kids will love assisting. Learn more here.

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