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21 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids are a perfect way to add themed crafts and fun learning activities into your homeschool!

As the luck of the Irish approaches us once again, it’s time to gather the little ones for some festive crafting fun! St. Patrick’s Day offers a plethora of opportunities for creative expression, from leprechaun-themed projects to rainbow-inspired creations. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or just starting out, there’s something on this list for everyone. So grab your green paint and let’s get crafting!

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Need some cute arts and crafts activities to do with the kids for this St. Patrick’s Day? Look no further than these 21 St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids to get you started. I’m sure you’ll find some inspiration here!

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

  1. DIY Paper Mache Leprechaun
    Start with a balloon and some newspaper strips to create your very own mischievous leprechaun. Add paint, a hat, and a pot of gold for extra charm.
  2. How to Make a Cute Shamrock Shirt
    Transform a plain t-shirt into a festive masterpiece with some fabric paint and a shamrock stencil.
  3. Easy Dot Art Shamrock Craft
    Use cotton swabs or Q-tips to create intricate dot patterns on paper shamrocks. It’s simple yet satisfying!
  4. St Patrick’s Day Canvas Wall Art
    Let your imagination run wild with paint, glitter, and stickers to create a dazzling St. Patrick’s Day masterpiece on canvas.
  5. Eric Carle Inspired Shamrock Art
    Channel your inner Eric Carle by cutting and pasting colorful tissue paper onto shamrock-shaped paper. The result? A vibrant work of art!
  6. DIY St Patrick’s Day Garland
    String together paper shamrocks, leprechaun hats, and gold coins to create a festive garland that will brighten up any room.
  7. St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun mask
    Get ready for some imaginative play by crafting your very own leprechaun mask using paper plates, paint, and craft foam.
  8. Shamrock Stamps from Peppers
    Cut a bell pepper in half and dip it in paint to create shamrock stamps. It’s a fun and eco-friendly way to decorate cards and wrapping paper.
  9. Rainbow Shamrock
    Combine the luck of the shamrock with the beauty of the rainbow by painting colorful stripes onto paper shamrocks.
  10. Sensory Bin for St. Patrick’s Day
    Fill a bin with green rice, gold coins, and shamrock-shaped toys for a sensory experience that’s both entertaining and educational.
  11. Ombre Clover Pinch Proof Shirt
    Gradually blend shades of green fabric paint to create an ombre effect on a plain t-shirt. Add a shamrock and the words “pinch proof” for extra flair.
  12. Rainbow Gold Coin Crayon Rubbings
    Place gold coins under a sheet of paper and use crayons to create colorful rubbings. It’s a magical way to explore texture and color.
  13. St Patrick’s Day Games
    From scavenger hunts to bingo, there are plenty of St. Patrick’s Day-themed games to keep the little ones entertained.
  14. St. Patrick’s Day Paper Shamrock
    Fold and cut paper to create delicate shamrock shapes. Hang them in windows or string them together for a festive decoration.
  15. Easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft- leprechaun handprint
    Trace your child’s hand onto paper and decorate it to look like a leprechaun. It’s a charming keepsake that captures their tiny handprints.
  16. How to Make a Shamrock Suncatcher
    Use tissue paper and contact paper to create a colorful shamrock suncatcher that will sparkle in the sunlight.
  17. DIY Rainbow Necklace for St. Patrick’s Day
    String together colorful beads to create a rainbow necklace that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day festivities.
  18. How to Make a Rainbow Wind Chime from Recycled Cans
    Upcycle old cans into a whimsical wind chime by painting them in rainbow colors and hanging them from a branch.
  19. St. Patrick’s Day Salt Dough Clover Craft
    Mix together flour, salt, and water to create salt dough, then use cookie cutters to make shamrock shapes. Once baked and cooled, let the kids paint them in vibrant colors.
  20. Kids Craft: Easy Shamrock Canvas Art
    Use painters tape to create a shamrock stencil on canvas, then let the kids paint around it. Once dry, remove the tape to reveal a stunning shamrock design.
  21. Upcycled Yogurt Cups for St. Patrick’s Day Treats
    Give old yogurt cups a festive makeover by painting them green and decorating them with shamrocks, leprechauns, or pots of gold. Fill them with tasty treats like chocolate coins or rainbow candies for a fun and eco-friendly St. Patrick’s Day treat. This simple yet creative activity not only reduces waste but also adds a touch of green to your holiday celebrations.

Do you have any favorite St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas to share? Let us know in the comments!

You might also like to check out our list of favorite St. Patrick’s Day books for kids or books about rainbows for kids.

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