Use St Patricks Day kids crafts to help children learn about St. Patrick’s Day.
Adults may like to try some of these St Patricks Day kids crafts, too, or help younger children to do them.
Use this easy way to make a shamrock pattern, and then you’ll have a template for all your St. Patrick’s Day crafts.
Make a fun shamrock paper chain with just scissors and paper.
Little girls can make and wear a pretty Sparkly Shamrock Necklace.
Hat O’Gold Game
For a Hat O’Gold game, make a leprechaun hat with an oatmeal box, cardboard, and green paper.
Glue on shamrocks and flowers. Toss coins into the hat.
Paint a drink cup green to make a leprachaun. Put a slit where his mouth is and feed pennies (gold) into the leprachaun bank, one each day until St. Patrick’s Day. Cute idea.
Paper Plate Leprechaun
For a paper plate leprechaun, paint the plate orange around the edge and cut fringe. Add a green construction paper hat.
Crayon Shaving Shamrocks
Shave green crayons onto waxed paper. Cover with another sheet of paper and iron to melt shavings. Cut shamrocks from finished paper.
Make this clever shamrock necklace using three green bells and a green pipe cleaner. Hang the shamrock on a black cord.
Make a shamrock with salt dough, make a hole in the top, and dry it. Paint it green, add an embellishment, then tie a cord or ribbon through the hole to finish your shamrock necklace.
Leprechaun Hat and Beard
Very cute idea for leprechaun hat and beard. The beard is made with orange yarn and green pipe cleaners. The hat came from the Dollar Store.
Or you can use this idea to make a leprechaun hat.
Craft this leprechaun hat with craft foam, pipe cleaners and green ribbon.
Styrofoam Cup Leprechaun Hat
Create styrofoam cup Leprechaun hats by melting styrofoam cups in the oven and painting them green. Embellish with a band, buckle and shamrock. (Either painted on or with embellishments.)
Use this photo to create a pair of cardstock or craft foam shamrock glasses.
Pipecleaner Shamrock Pin
Bend a pipe cleaner into a shamrock shape with a green pony bead in the center, and add a bar pin to the back.
Pipe Cleaner Shamrocks
Bend 2 sparkly green pipe cleaners as shown to make pipe cleaner shamrocks.
Cut shamrocks from green craft foam and make a face on each. Attach half a pipe cleaner to a shamrock face and poke it into a styrofoam ball in the bottom of a clay pot for a pot o’shamrocks.
Scroll way down to find a clever idea for making a moveable leprechaun using cardstock or craft foam, eyelets and yarn.
Make Your Own Pot of Gold
To make your own pot of gold, paint a flower pot black and use pipe cleaners in red, blue, yellow and green to make a rainbow to curve over it.
Snake Wreath for St. Patrick’s Day
Use a grapevine or other wreath and attach some spring greenery. Hot glue snakes all around the snake wreath and add a green bow.
Enjoy experimenting with these St Patricks Day kids crafts.