Kids love celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green and learning about the folklore of the Irish. One of our favorites is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Another great way to celebrate and learn at the same time is with this St. Patrick’s Day name craft. Kids will find their own pot of gold at the end of the rainbow when they make this festive craft.
They’ll create some fun art to decorate for the holiday and practice spelling their name by arranging the gold coins that spilled out of their pot of gold.
Use our editable PDF to spell out your child’s name on the coins, and your kids will practice letter recognition when they arrange the letters in the correct order to spell their names. Alternatively, kids can write their names on blank coins.
Read on below for our instructions on how easy it is to make this name craft with your kids or students.
Our pot of gold is overflowing with some more St. Patrick’s Day crafts and activities. Add these fun projects and activities to your child’s day for even more holiday learning!
Pot Of Gold Name Activity
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Pot of gold template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the pot of gold template, edit it to enter your child’s name in the coin letter, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the rainbow rectangles to the top and middle of the blue background paper.
Place the gold coin piece at the bottom of the rainbow pieces and glue it in place.
Next, take the pot of gold and glue it to the front and bottom of the gold coin piece.
Finish up by spelling the child’s name with the gold coins along the bottom of the pot.
We’re sure your kiddos loved making this fun name craft. Check out our other name crafts to make while you’re here!
St. Patrick’s Day Ideas For Kids
Keep having holiday fun with the kids by adding in some more St. Patrick’s Day ideas. With these fun crafts and activities, kids will stay occupied learning and having fun celebrating St. Patty’s Day.
Read on below for some of our favorites your kids are sure to love.
St. Patrick’s Day Books For Kids
Spending time reading books to your kids can be an incredibly valuable experience that can have a long-reaching effect on their development.
Not only will they learn language and communication skills, but also the ability to focus, concentrate, and follow instructions. Regularly sitting down for story time can also help nurture more creative thinking habits in children and boost their imagination and inventiveness.
This St. Patrick’s Day – get comfortable, get cozy, and read away! Your kids are sure to thank you for it! Check out our top recommendations below.
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 Crafts For Kids
Crafting is a fun way to keep kids entertained, engaged, and learning! Kids improve various skills such as their fine motor skills, scissor skills, and problem-solving when they craft. We have a range of crafts that will be suited to your child’s age and skill level. Take a look at some of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day crafts below to get your kids crafting today!
Baby Yoda Leprechaun Craft – Calling all Star Wars fans! Baby Yoda is ready for St. Patrick’s Day decked out in his green leprechaun attire ready to spread a little luck your way. Kids will love to make this fun and easy paper craft to celebrate the holiday!
Pot of Gold Card Craft – Kids can send someone they love a pot of gold this St. Patrick’s Day. They’ll make this easy card craft with a handful of supplies, and brighten someone’s day with a handwritten note inside.
Shamrock Preschool Craft – Your little ones will love making this fun and whimsical craft. They’ll get into the holiday spirit by creating their lucky four-leaf clover and seeing it come to life with their bendable arms and legs!
Leprechaun Headband Craft – Get your little leprechauns ready to use their imaginations and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this fun headband. The free printable comes with either a craft version where kids glue the pieces together or a black-and-white version to color in and assemble.
St. Patricks Day Activities For Kids
This March set aside time for learning with these St. Patrick’s Day cutting practice worksheets. They’re a great way for kids to develop scissor skills and have fun at the same time. Each page is St. Patty’s Day themed and will keep kids interested in completing each activity.
Looking for a no-prep activity to keep the kiddos off their screens? Then check out these St. Patrick’s Day color by number printables. Kids will be able to practice number recognition, color recognition, and fine motor skills when they color. This festive set is filled with four fun coloring pages kids will love to complete.
Coloring is a great way for kids to refine their fine motor skills as they grip the crayons and stay within the lines. They think they’re just having fun, but we know the benefits! Print these leprechaun coloring pages that have five different designs for kids to color this St. Patrick’s Day.
From art to math, these St. Patrick’s Day do a dot printables are filled with fun activities that will get kids learning. This set will help kids with letter recognition, numbers, counting, graphing, and so much more. Download this set of 27 pages for some fun St. Patrick’s Day themed learning!
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More Kids Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Pot of gold template
- Download the pot of gold template, edit it to enter your child's name in the coin letter, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the rainbow rectangles to the top and middle of the blue background paper.
- Place the gold coin piece at the bottom of the rainbow pieces and glue it in place.
- Next, take the pot of gold and glue it to the front and bottom of the gold coin piece.
- Finish up by spelling the child's name with the gold coins along the bottom of the pot.