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30 Fun St Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids!

Inside: 30 Fun St Patrick’s Day crafts for kids that they will have lots of fun doing. So come check out these easy St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas to keep those little hands occupied with festive and fun activities.

Fun St Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids!

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With St Patty’s Day just around the corner, we’re all on the lookout for fun, festive activities to keep our little ones engaged and happy. 

If you’re anything like me, you want those activities to be as colorful, easy, and joyful as possible. What better way to keep the little ones busy and entertained than with some fun and interactive holiday-themed crafts and activities?

I’ve gathered 30 really fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts that promise a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in terms of fun. From rainbow crafts that light up the room to adorable leprechaun traps ready to catch those cheeky sprites, these crafts are perfect for kids of all ages.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids

Whether you have toddlers getting their hands on paint for the first time or older kids ready to take on a project with a bit more complexity, there’s something here for everyone.

Plus, many of these crafts use supplies that you already have at home, like pipe cleaners, cotton balls, and green construction paper, which makes it very convenient.

Oh, and you can easily double the craft supplies for multiple children to partake in. All of the fun craft ideas below are great for hosting parties or for larger families.

Alright, let’s waste no time and get right into these easy St. Patrick’s Day crafts!

Popsicle Stick Rainbow Craft

This popsicle stick rainbow craft is perfect for preschool and kindergarten level. Everything you need for this adorable craft activity can be found at Dollar Tree or from around your house!

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Popsicle Stick Rainbow Craft
This popsicle stick rainbow craft is perfect for preschool and kindergarten level. Everything you need for this adorable craft activity can be found at Dollar Tree or from around your house!
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St. Patrick’s Day Pot Of Gold Craft

A super easy and colorful paper craft made from ripped paper or paper strips and glue! You can add some sparkle to this craft by using gold shiny paper for the gold coins.

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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Slime

Who doesn’t love slime?! This bright green St Patrick’s Day slime can be easily adapted by adding extra sparkles, larger gems, or changing the color to suit your preference or to make it for another holiday or theme.

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Shamrock Printable

This Shamrock printable is ideal for anyone that loves to color in. In fact, it can be a great activity for kids and adults alike. The purchased file can be printed as many times as you wish. Color it in with crayons, paint, or glitter glue.

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Leprechaun Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Leftover toilet paper rolls never go to waste in a house with kids, and this adorable leprechaun craft shows you exactly how to transform an ordinary paper roll into a fun activity for St Patrick’s Day.

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Shamrock Garland

Thinking of decorating the house for St Patrick’s Day?! Why not get the kids involved by helping to make this Shamrock garland! Use different shades of green paper for a pretty contrast throughout the garland. Duplicate the individual leaf clovers to make the garland as long as you need.

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St. Patrick’s Day Gnome Craft

This cute St Patrick’s Day Gnome craft comes in two versions – one for the older kids and an easier version for younger kids, making it ideal for a family with children of varying ages and skill levels.

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Paper Plate Leprechaun Craft

Like toilet paper rolls, paper plates are another home supply in ample supply that can be turned into bright and cheerful leprechaun faces. They’ll add a smile to anyone’s holiday celebrations!

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Leprechaun Traps

Trap your leprechauns this year with these creative leprechaun traps using easy supplies, pretty decoration, and your choice of bait, such as lucky charms or gold coins.

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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Mini Rainbow Piñatas

St Patrick’s Day mini rainbow pinatas are perfect for the classroom or for parties. Fill the pinatas with your favorite choice of candy, stickers, and other treats. The pull string makes it easy to open.

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Rainbow Heart Clovers

If you’re looking to improve fine motor skills, these rainbow heart clovers are ideal! They can be used as decoration around the house in preparation for St Patrick’s day or stuck on greeting cards and gift boxes.

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Lucky Charms Catapult STEM Activity

Launch mini marshmallows into pots of gold by making these lucky charms catapults! It’ll keep the kids busy for hours while incentivizing them with yummy treats!

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Puzzle Wreath for Saint Patrick’s Day

This puzzle wreath is made from a Dollar Tree puzzle, cardboard, and green paint. Feel free to use any old puzzles from around the house. Once made, these puzzle wreaths can be hung up in the house or on the front door as holiday decoration.

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St Patrick’s Day Rhyme And Shamrock Puppets

These shamrock puppets are a cute way to adapt your rhymes and songs for St Patrick’s day when it comes to developing the language skills of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Get older kids to help you assemble these puppets.

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Preschool Rainbow Sensory Activity

This rainbow sensory activity is made with taste-safe foam. Place gold coins at the bottom of the bin and then cover with layers of colored foam to create your rainbow. Letters can be written on the gold coins to turn this activity into a learning experience.

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Shamrock Magnet Kids Craft

Add some bright holiday decoration to your fridge and other surfaces with this shamrock magnet kids craft. You’ll need green felt, green foam sheets, sequins, and magnets.

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Beaded Shamrock Craft For Kids

This colorful beaded shamrock craft is great for developing fine motor skills while offering decoration that can be placed on tables or hung in the house for St Patrick’s day.

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St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin

Another sensory bin specifically adapted for St Patrick’s day filled with gold coins, pots of gold, jewels, popsicle sticks, pasta dyed green, four leaf clovers, and more!

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Kid-Made Shamrock Photo Card

Make this shamrock greetings card with simple craft supplies. It includes a slot to place a photo as a cute addition!

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St Patrick’s Day Cootie Catcher Joke Game

Get silly with this St Patrick’s Day Cootie Catcher joke game! It includes eight funny jokes that will keep your kids entertained as they show their friends or siblings.

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Easy St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Decoration

If you’re looking for more ways to add some decoration to your tables and home during St Patrick’s day, this easy pot of gold decoration is the way to go. Grab all your supplies at Dollar Tree.

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Tin Can Leprechaun Hat Craft

Transform your recyclables into creative tin can leprechaun hats. This craft promotes fine motor skills and can be used as decoration for the house or classroom.

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Clover Pin With Free Printable Shamrock Pattern

This clover pin is a fun and pretty way to add some holiday green to your clothes! Make a bunch and hand them out to your party guests and family.

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Leprechaun Paper Plate Puppet Craft

Another paper plate craft combined with leprechaun puppets. This free printable can be printed as many times as you like.

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St. Patrick’s Day Paper Hat Craft

St Patrick’s Day paper hats are wearable hats made from simple supplies. Your kids won’t be able to wait to turn into little leprechauns.

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St. Patrick’s Day Paper Chains

If you enjoy making garlands, you’ll also love these St Patrick’s day paper chains. They’re bright with fun designs, ready to be printed and stapled together.

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ShamROCKS and Gold Nuggets

Why use boring paper weights when you could use these ShamROCKS and gold nuggets! They can also be strategically placed around the house or in your pot plants.

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Rainbow Craft Painting using Marshmallows

Out with the paint brushes and in with the marshmallows! This craft uses puffy large marshmallows to make pretty rainbow designs.

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Rainbow Tissue Paper Craft for Kids

This rainbow tissue paper craft is a beautiful art activity that will keep your kids busy for a while. It’s easy to make and can be given to friends and family as gifts or placed in the house as decoration.

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Edible Rainbow Kid Activity

If all of these crafts and activities are working up an appetite, this edible rainbow kid activity is the perfect one to end off! All you need is mini marshmallows, rainbow colored cereal, and gold foiled candy.

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FINAL THOUGHTS: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids

And there you have it – 30 fun-filled St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas that are sure to bring a little luck and a lot of smiles to your home.

We’ve explored everything from simple paper leprechauns to more intricate rainbow crafts, proving that there’s no shortage of creative ways to celebrate this festive holiday. I hope these ideas inspire you and your kids to get crafty, experiment with colors and textures, and make some wonderful memories together.

Remember, it’s not just about the end product; it’s about the fun, laughter, and joy that comes with creating something together. So, grab your googly eyes, shamrock stamps, and all the green you can find, and let’s make this St. Patrick’s Day one to remember!

I’d love to hear from you! Which of these St. Patrick’s Day crafts are you excited to try with your little leprechauns? Do you have any fun ideas or crafty traditions of your own? Share your thoughts in the comments section, and let’s connect!  

Oh, and if you enjoyed this roundup, don’t forget to hit that share button and pin it for later. Your support means the world to me and helps me bring even more fun ideas and inspiration to families everywhere. Here’s to a crafty, colorful, and lucky St. Patrick’s Day!

 

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