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20 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids (With Templates)

Over the last couple of years, we’ve done quite a few fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids! 

Even though it’s not what I would consider a “big” holiday, it’s such a fun one to celebrate with kids because of all the rainbows, glitter, coins, and leprechauns!

These cute St. Patrick’s Day crafts are perfect for doing with the kids at home or with your students in the classroom.

Plus, almost all the crafts come with a free printable template so you know your kids will be able to follow along and make one without the frustration of recreating it themselves. 

Check out these cool ideas below!

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts & Activities For Kids

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Grab your craft supplies and make this festive popsicle stick leprechaun craft!

Check out this purrrfectt St. Patrick’s Day, our cat leprechaun craft! Turn a cute cat into a festive leprechaun who’s favorite treasure is a pot of gold coins!

This shamrock craft for kids is a simple activity that kids can create that will also help them work on fine motor skills.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and practice fine motor skills all at the same time with this fun leprechaun tissue paper craft.

This handprint leprechaun craft is one of our most popular St. Patrick’s Day crafts! We think it’s because it’s super simple and a great keepsake for parents.

If your kids are learning how to spell their names, you’re going to want to have them make this St. Patrick’s Day name craft this year. It’s such a fun craft and great for helping kids with their letter recognition too!

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This rainbow card craft is a fun way to brighten anyone’s St. Patrick’s Day.

For the Star Wars loving kid in your life, they will be sure to adore this Baby Yoda Leprechaun craft as they create their very own Grogu and practice their dexterity and fine-motor skills at the same time without even realizing it!

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t complete without a pot of gold, right? Make this simple and sparkly pot of gold card craft to give to someone this March!

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Our cute leprechaun monkey craft is super fun and easy to make with our included printable template, the clover in the craft will bring extra luck this year.

Let your children color or craft their way to make this leprechaun headband craft!

Need a quick and easy craft for the little ones to make? This shamrock preschool craft is so simple and fun to make too!

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Turn your kiddo into a leapin’ leprechaun with this cute photo leprechaun craft!

We love how you can turn a plain white paper plate into this cute paper plate leprechaun!

If your child loves to pretend play, they’ll not only have a blast making this leprechaun paper bag craft, but also playing with it!

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We love how silly this leprechaun minion craft is! It’s simple and is great for Despicable Me fans.

Make this 3D rainbow and pot of gold craft with some cotton balls, pipe cleaners, and paper.

For an easier craft the youngsters can make, we’ve made this super easy Leprechaun cut and paste craft that they can create all by themselves!

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Save those old paper rolls to make this magical toilet paper roll leprechaun craft.

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This cute shamrock leprechaun craft is one of our favorites for little kids! Grab the free template and make it this March!

Get your kids ready to step into a world of fun with this leprechaun teddy bear craft. It lets them create their own cute little Leprechauns. It also helps them learn essential skills like cutting and coloring. It brings joy while enhancing their creativity.

Get your kids ready to bring extra excitement to St. Patrick’s Day with this sweet st. patrick’s day gnome craft! They can create an adorable leprechaun friend to enjoy the holiday celebrations using basic items around the house.

These popsicle stick st. patrick’s day puppets are a fun and creative craft activity for kids. It allows them to practice their coloring and cutting skills. It also encourages imaginative play as they can use their finished puppets for pretend play or a puppet show! Isn’t that exciting?

St. Patrick’s Day is about to get a whole lot more exciting with these 14 easy leprechaun trap ideas! This helps kiddos sharpen their problem-solving skills and fuel their creativity. From building a mini garden to designing a classic black cauldron, these delightful projects will keep the little ones engaged and entertained for hours on end.

This St. Patrick’s Day, get your kids excited with a super easy st patrick’s day craft! Kids can create their rainbow-colored bracelets using beads and a free printable tag. It is a great way to keep them engaged, it also leaves them with a festive accessory to celebrate.

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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!

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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