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Leprechaun Cut And Paste Craft For Kids [Free Template]

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, kids can have some festive fun with this easy cut and paste Leprechaun craft!

This is a great opportunity for kids to practice using scissors while having some festive fun. Print the template out in full color or black and white for kids to color or paint in. That means you can turn it into a fun art activity too if you want!

This activity can help kids develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills as well as scissor skills which are important for kindergarten and elementary school projects like cutting shapes, letters, and other decorations.

Download the free template and make it with your kids or students this March. Also, be sure to check out all of our St. Patrick’s Day crafts for more ideas.

Build A Leprechaun Craft

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Supplies

  • White cardstock or art paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Crayons, markers, or paint (if using the color in version of the template)
  • Leprechaun template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to the have link sent to you)

Directions

Download the leprechaun template and print it out on white cardstock or art paper.

hand holding printable leprechaun craft template

Paint or color in the leprechaun’s face, mustache, and hat. Let dry completely before moving on. Cut all the pieces out.

hand painting leprechaun hat

Begin to assemble the face by gluing the mustache just below the nose.

hand gluing mustache to printable leprechaun craft

Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, just below the eyebrows.

hand gluing eye to printable leprechaun craft

Finish by gluing the hat to the top of the leprechaun’s head.

hand gluing hat to printable leprechaun craft

That’s all there is to it! It’s such a simple leprechaun craft that kids will love.

hand holding leprechaun craft

More St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Keep on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by adding in lots of fun crafts, activities, and learning ideas! We have even more ideas to keep your kids or students busy during the month of March.

The first thing on our list is always books. Reading aloud to your kids is an amazing way to help them learn and develop. It can help them recognize new sight words, learn to focus, and help to develop imagination even more.

Below are some of the most

Pete The Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase is a must-have for Pete the Cat fans! Join Pete as he tries to catch an elusive leprechaun.

How To Catch A Leprechaun is a silly book that’s, you guessed it, about catching a leprechaun! Read this book and then let your kiddos build their own trap and start a family tradition.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Clover is another book kids can’t get enough of. See what the old lady is doing this St. Patrick’s Day!

Need more book suggestions? Check out our favorite leprechaun books for kids!

hand holding 2 leprechaun crafts

A second activity that we always add is crafts! They are not only fun to do but they can also help children developmentally by aiding in improving fine motor skills, following directions, and exercising creativity.

Try adding in more crafting with our favorite St. Patrick’s Day projects.

Popsicle Stick Leprechaun Craft – Let’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this leprechaun craft that will keep the kids entertained. This project only takes less than an hour to make and it’s super easy too!

Pot of Gold Card Craft – Grab your supplies and get started on this fun St. Patrick’s Day craft! This one is perfect for kids because it only takes a little time, but will look so pretty when you are done. It also includes an easy template to help make the project go faster! Give these cards out with some lucky charms or other goodies this March.

Shamrock Preschool Craft – If you’re looking for a quick, easy craft to do with your preschooler this St. Patrick’s Day, make shamrocks! Kids will love the simplicity of these cuties.

Leprechaun Minion Craft – Every kid loves a leprechaun. And, they all love minions too so this craft is perfect. They’re so fun to play with and kids can make them in no time!

hand holding leprechaun craft

Help your kids have a blast with these St. Patrick’s Day do a dot printables! These are great to use in the classroom or at home. They can help kids practice letter recognition, counting, and more – so many fun uses for these pages!

This St. Patrick’s day, have some fun with your kids by making this Saint Patricks sensory bottle! It will keep them entertained and engaged.

These St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet puzzles are a fun way to practice learning ABCs. They’re simple to prep and can be used over and over again.

For some fun and educational hands-on play, add in these St. Patrick’s Day pattern block printables. They’re great at helping kids with shape identification and more.

Have some fun sensory play with this St. Patrick’s Day sensory bin; it’ll help encourage independent playtime and it’s great for exploration!

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Activities For Kids

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Leprechaun Cut And Paste Craft For Kids

Active Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This St. Patrick's Day, get your kids in on the fun with this easy cut-and-paste Leprechaun craft!

Materials

  • White cardstock or art paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Crayons, markers, or paint (if using the color in version of the template)
  • Leprechaun template

Instructions

  1. Download the leprechaun template and print it out on white cardstock or art paper.
  2. Paint or color in the leprechaun's face, mustache, and hat. Let dry completely before moving on. Cut all the pieces out.
  3. Begin to assemble the face by gluing the mustache just below the nose.
  4. Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, just below the eyebrows.
  5. Finish by gluing the hat to the top of the leprechaun's head.

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Free Leprechaun Template

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