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Pot Of Gold & Rainbow Craft For Kids [Free Template]

St. Patrick’s Day is a festive time of year, and kids love to get in on the fun!

When it rolls around this year, help your kids celebrate in style with this fun and easy pot of gold and rainbow craft.

All you need is our free template, some basic crafting supplies, and a little bit of imagination!

This activity is not only festive but also helps promote fine motor skills.

Grab everything you need and get started today. Also, be sure to check out all of our St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids for more ideas.

Pot Of Gold + Rainbow Craft For Kids

pot of gold craft image collage with the words pot of gold kids' craft

Supplies

  • Colored card stock or construction paper
  • Gold glitter card stock
  • Rainbow colored pipe cleaners
  • Cotton balls
  • Glue stick
  • Permanent glue dots
  • Scissors
  • Small circle punch (optional)
  • Pot of gold template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the pot of gold craft template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hands holding pot of gold craft template

Begin by gluing the grass to the bottom of the blue paper.

hand gluing grass to pot of gold craft

Place the pot of gold somewhere on the grass and glue it in place.

hand gluing pot to pot of gold craft

Take the gold coins and glue them all along the top of the pot of gold.

hand gluing gold coins to pot of gold craft

Take a glue dot and stretch it along the coins, then stick the rainbow-colored pipe cleaners to it.

Wrap the pipe cleaners along the back of the craft or use glue dots or glue to glue down the other side of the rainbow.

hand gluing pipe cleaners to pot of gold craft

Place some glue on the opposite side of the rainbow and glue some cotton balls onto it to look like clouds. If you want, glue more clouds around the sky.

hand gluing cotton balls to pot of gold craft
hand gluing cotton balls to pot of gold craft

Isn’t this such a bright and cheery craft?!

All in all, this rainbow craft is a fun 3D papercraft! We think kids will love making for St. Patrick’s Day. If you want a template for the pot of gold, don’t forget to enter your email in the form at the end of this post.

hand holding pot of gold craft

More St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Keep the fun going by creating a whole week-long St. Patrick’s Day theme! We’ve got some great ideas that will keep the kids enjoying themselves, learning, and off the screens!

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!

2 pot of gold crafts

Crafting is another great activity we love to do for the holidays! Not only is it engaging, but it helps develop skills like following directions, creativity, and fine motor skills. Add in more with our favorite St. Patty’s Day crafts!

Leprechaun Cut And Paste Craft – This St. Patrick’s Day, help your kids work on their scissor skills with a cut-and-paste Leprechaun craft that is easy to make and fun for young kids of all ages! This free template includes everything you need – just print it out and get started.

Baby Yoda Leprechaun Craft – Get this fun and easy craft project to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your kids! This is a really cute way to show off your love of Star Wars while creating something special just for the holiday!

Leprechaun Headband Craft – This leprechaun headband is a fun St. Patrick’s Day craft for kids! It can be made from paper or colored in, and there’s even a free template to help you get started. Let the kids have some fun with this one!

Leprechaun Minion Craft – This leprechaun minion craft is perfect for kids who want to practice their fine motor skills. It’s also a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! All you need is some paper and a few simple supplies.

pot of gold craft

After kids read the book, have them use these How to Catch A Leprechaun printables. They’re great for practicing counting, cutting, and more!

Looking for some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities to keep the kids busy? These St. Patrick’s Day do a dot printables are perfect! They help with fine motor skills, letter, and number recognition – and they’re just plain fun!

See how easy it is to make this fun St. Patrick’s Day sensory bottle! It’s so mesmerizing!!

More Kids Activities

Pot of Gold Rainbow Craft

Pot of Gold Rainbow Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this simple and fun pot of gold and rainbow craft for St. Patrick's Day!

Materials

  • Colored card stock or construction paper
  • Gold glitter card stock
  • Rainbow colored pipe cleaners
  • Cotton balls
  • Glue stick
  • Permanent glue dots
  • Scissors
  • Small circle punch (optional)
  • Pot of gold template

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Download the pot of gold craft template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the grass to the bottom of the blue paper.
  3. Place the pot of gold somewhere on the grass and glue it in place.
  4. Take the gold coins and glue them all along the top of the pot of gold.
  5. Take a glue dot and stretch it along the coins, then stick the rainbow-colored pipe cleaners to it.
  6. Wrap the pipe cleaners along the back of the craft or use glue dots or glue to glue down the other side of the rainbow.
  7. Place some glue on the opposite side of the rainbow and glue some cotton balls onto it to look like clouds. If you want, glue more clouds around the sky.

Did you make this craft?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Pinterest

Free Pot Of Gold Template

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Lisa Knot

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

Thanks

Sam

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

You're welcome!

Kathy

Sunday 15th of March 2020

Great craft

Sam T

Monday 16th of March 2020

Thanks so much!

Lauren

Tuesday 18th of February 2020

What an interesting idea! My children will be excited with this. Thanks for sharing.

Sam T

Thursday 20th of February 2020

Thanks! Hope they do like it!

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