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Popsicle Stick St. Patrick’s Day Puppets [Free Template]

If you have kids at home who love to play pretend, these popsicle stick St. Patrick’s day puppets are the perfect activity for them to do!

They’re the latest addition to our St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids and are one of our most simple ever, which means they’re perfect for little children.

We’re giving you the free printable template so all your kids have to do is use their imagination to color them as they please! After that, they can work on their scissors skills to cut them out and attach them to popsicle sticks.

The fun doesn’t stop once they’ve created them!

After that, have them pretend play together or put on a special St. Patty’s Day puppet show. The options are endless!

Popsicle Stick Puppets

St. Patrick's Day popsicle stick puppet image collage with the words St. Patrick's Day puppet craft in the middle

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Supplies

  • Popsicle sticks (we used jumbo ones)
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers
  • St. Patrick’s Day puppet template (enter your email in the form at the end of the page to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the popsicle stick puppet template and print it out on thick, white paper.

hand holding St. Patrick's Day popsicle stick puppets template

Use the markers to color in all of the puppets.

hand coloring in leprechaun head

Cut out each of the items.

hand cutting out pot of gold

Flip each of the puppets over and use tape to secure to a popsicle stick.

hand taping popsicle stick to back of puppet

That’s it! It’s such a simple activity for young kids!

More St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

We always recommend starting any theme with books! These St. Patrick’s Day books are fun and will definitely keep the kids engaged. Grab them from the library or buy them to add to your home collection.

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!

St. Patrick's Day popsicle stick puppets

Does your family enjoy crafting? If so, we have so many more St. Patrick’s Day ideas kids will love!

This rainbow card craft is another simple activity that involves coloring and will help with fine motor skills.

We love this adorable handprint leprechaun craft too! It’s quick, non-messy, and makes a great keepsake for Mom and Dad.

Another great craft is this leprechaun headband craft. It also has a free template and kids can make it from paper or print in black and white to color in instead!

St. Patrick's Day popsicle stick puppets

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!

St. Patrick's Day popsicle stick puppets

Popsicle Stick St. Patrick's Day Puppet Craft

Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

These popsicle stick St. Patrick's Day puppets are a fun and simple activity for kids to do this March! Let the kids color them in, then use them for pretend play.

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • Popsicle stick (we used jumbo ones)
  • Marker or crayons
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Puppet template

Instructions

  1. Download the popsicle stick puppet template and print it out on thick, white paper.
  2. Use the markers to color in all of the puppets.
  3. Cut out each of the items.
  4. Flip each of the puppets over and use tape to secure to a popsicle stick.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Puppet Template

Puppet Template

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Armando R.

Thursday 16th of March 2023

I would love the free template please.

Sam

Friday 17th of March 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂

Sarah

Friday 10th of March 2023

I can't seem to find the form at the end?

Sam

Saturday 11th of March 2023

It's above the comments section, under the heading titled "Free Puppet Template". If you're not able to see it, it most likely means you have a firewall blocking it from appearing. If you can allow the page or try from a personal device, you should be able to see it. Also, some readers say they're not able to see it on Chrome, but they can on other browsers. You may be able to try that as well ◡̈ Please let me know if you have any questions!

Mariah

Friday 3rd of March 2023

I would love the free template please

Sam

Friday 3rd of March 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

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