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13 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids

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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popsicle stick leprechaun craft

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

photo and pom pom four leaf clover craft

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

hand holding handprint leprechaun 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.

hand holding rainbow card craft

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

pot of gold card craft

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!

two leprechaun headband crafts

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

two shamrock crafts

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

photo leprechaun craft

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

hand holding paper plate leprechaun craft

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

leprechaun puppet craft

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!

leprechaun minion craft

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.

toilet paper roll leprechaun craft

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

hand holding shamrock leprechaun craft

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

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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