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15 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

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Celebrate everyone’s favorite Irish holiday this year with these adorable and fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids!

Whether you need something to do with all the students in your classroom or just something fun to do at home with your toddler, these easy crafts are just what you are looking for!

This St. Patrick’s Day, teach your kids some fun crafts without having them eat sweets!

st paddy craft with crayons and scissors

1. Paper Plate Leprechaun Craft

Leprechauns are always up to no good, but this time they’ve got the green light from St. Patrick’s Day! Make your own paper plate leprechauns at home or in class with these simple instructions that will let you paint cut and glue all skills needed for early learners.

Paper Plate Leprechaun Craft

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2. Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat

Why not teach your kids about Irish culture and why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? This hat is an easy craft that they will love making while you help them understand the significance of this day!

Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat

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3. Pot Of Gold Card Craft

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of St. Patrick’s Day and leprechauns is the elusive pot o’ gold! They sure love their gold coins!

Pot Of Gold Card Craft

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4. Kids Shamrock Craft

This fun shamrock craft is a simple but creative St. Patrick’s Day Activity that kids will love.

Kids Shamrock Craft

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5. St. Patrick’s Day Handprint Rainbow

Why not make a rainbow with your hands? It’s just like most other rainbows you’ve seen before, but more personalized and unique!

St. Patrick’s Day Handprint Rainbow

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6. Cereal Box Leprechaun Trap

The leprechaun is a tricky and fast creature, so it’s no wonder that people want to find out where his gold is hidden. To do this you must set up an effective trap for him!

Cereal Box Leprechaun Trap

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7. St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock String Art Craft

This fun and simple string art craft has a ton of benefits for kids. They can color, cut holes in the paper to put their fingers through while they lace it together – what more could you want from one little activity?

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock String Art Craft

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8. St. Patrick’s Day Wreath Paper Craft

This St. Patrick’s Day Wreath papercraft is the perfect way to bring home a little bit of Ireland this March 17th! Your kids will love it, and you can hang or give them as gifts. Love those cute paper shamrocks!

St. Patrick’s Day Wreath Paper Craft

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9. Shamrock Man Craft

This shamrock man is easy and fun to make using construction paper! It would be a great group project for the classroom, daycare, or even your own home.

Shamrock Man Craft

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10. Paper Plate Rainbow Craft

The beautiful colors of this paper plate rainbow are so vibrant they’ll make your day! This DIY project only takes a few minutes and the end result is an exquisite design that you can hang anywhere for decoration.

Paper Plate Rainbow Craft

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11. Stained Glass Clover Craft

The stained glass clover craft is a simple enough project for preschoolers to do with adult help and it’s still delightful enough that older kids will enjoy making it. Get those tissue papers out!

Stained Glass Clover Craft

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12. St. Patrick’s Day Hats

These St. Patrick’s Day hats are a hit with kids! All you need is enough paper to go around their heads, some leaf clovers (shamrocks), and pipe cleaners. The best part? They’re easy to put together because it only takes one stapler.

St. Patrick’s Day Hats

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13. Shamrock Painting Kids Craft

The kids will have a blast with this fun shamrock painting. It’s the perfect way to include them in St. Patrick’s Day!

Shamrock Painting Kids Craft

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14. Shamrock Preschool Craft

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, and you know what that means: time to create some fun crafts! The shamrock preschool craft will be an easy one for beginners because all it takes are supplies from your local art store or pharmacy (no crafting experience required).

Shamrock Preschool Craft

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15. St. Patricks Day Leprechaun Rock Painting

Why not have some fun painting St. Patrick’s Day rocks with this leprechaun idea? The kids will love it!

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Rock Painting

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Happy Crafting with your kids!

Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun excuse to get crafty with kids of all ages! We hope you enjoyed trying out some of these easy and festive projects.

Be sure to share your favorite one with us in the comments below.

Happy crafting!

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