Paper Plate Leprechaun Craft [Free Template]

Whether you want to show your Irish pride or spruce up your home with a holiday touch – there are plenty of fun and easy crafts to celebrate the occasion.

Nothing says “Luck o’ the Irish” like this paper plate leprechaun craft!


– Paper plates – Colored cardstock or construction paper – Glue – Scissors – Orange and skin colored paint – Paintbrush – Black marker – Leprechaun craft template

Download the leprechaun template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

Paint the innermost circle of the paper plate in skin color, then paint the outermost part of the circle in bright orange.

Cut off the top 2″ of the paper plate. Place the eyes in the middle of the face and glue them in place.

Add the nose in between and slightly overlapping the eyes. Use the marker to draw a smile just below the nose.

Assemble the leprechaun’s hat by gluing the black band to the hat.

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