It’s nearly St Patrick’s Day and we have a round up of 15 Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids that are fun, simple to make and look fantastic!
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Leprechauns, rainbows and shamrock…all great inspiration for St Patrick’s Day crafts! Take a look at these really fun ideas to do in the coming weeks. We particularly love the shamrock slime and the no-sew banner – and those cookies might just be calling my name!
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St Patrick’s Day Crafts
With popsicle sticks, some paper and paint even the youngest child can help make their own leprechaun’s hat! This great idea from The Resourceful Mama is also a great way to decorate a mantel, or as part of a table centrepiece.
Next up: End of the Rainbow Twirler
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End of the Rainbow Twirler
This is a great paper plate craft idea from Crafty Morning that delivers maximum impact! Paint a rainbow on the plate, leave to dry, then cut in a spiral and add your leprechaun’s pot of gold – fantastic!
Next up: Shamrock Slime
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Are your kids slime-mad? They will love this shamrock slime from As The Bunny Hops that is full of green and gold glitter and shamrock confetti.
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Rainbow Watercolour Raised Salt Shamrock
This is an easy art project from Rhythms of Play that only takes a few minutes to set up. Kids will love watching the colours travel down the line of salt and bleed into each other creating a kaleidoscope effect!
Next up: Simple 3D Rainbow
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Simple 3D Rainbow
Pretty, fun and easy – this simple rainbow craft is perfect! There’s a full step-by-step over at Easy Peasy and Fun to help you create your own little rainbow to display.
Next up: Shamrock Twirler
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Who doesn’t love a pinwheel? Create your own, like this shamrock twirler from I Heart Crafty Things, with a few simple craft supplies. For another option, you could create a rainbow spiral that looks impressive as it spins!
Next up: Rainbow Chain Pot o’ Gold
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Rainbow Chain Pot o’ Gold
How cute is this idea from Crafty Morning? We love the rainbow paper chain, which is a fun activity for kids to make, and then the pot of gold finishes it off with some St Patrick’s Day charm!
Next up: No-Sew St Patrick’s Day Banner
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No-Sew St Patrick’s Day Banner
Decorate for St Patrick’s Day with this no-sew banner from The Benson Street. A variety of fabric and a glue gun are your friends for this one!
Next up: Leprechaun Paper Plate Mask
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Leprechaun Paper Plate Mask
Let your little leprechaun perfect those motor skills with a paper plate craft that is ideal for St Patrick’s Day. Simply Today Life gives a step-by-step method for creating your very own mask.
Next up: St Patrick’s Day Pot o’ Gold
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St Patrick’s Day Pot o’ Gold
What a tasty way to share love and luck this St Patrick’s Day! We love this simple and effective idea from The 36th Avenue for a fun craft project.
Next up: Crepe Paper Shamrock
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Crepe Paper Shamrock
Preschoolers will love this activity from The Resourceful Mama to create their own shamrock with crepe paper (or tissue paper) and glue.
Next up: Toilet Roll Leprechauns
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Toilet Roll Leprechauns
View From the Fridge created these little leprechauns using toilet paper rolls, some craft paper and embellishments – fantastic!
Next up: St Patrick’s Day Cookies
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St Patrick’s Day Cookies
Baking is always a fun activity to do with the kids, and these cookies are sure to be a hit! Lil Luna uses mint-flavoured M&Ms in hers, but plain green (and orange) ones would be great too.
Next up: Marble Shamrock Cards
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Marble Shamrock Cards
These kid-friendly watercolour shamrock cards from Hello Wonderful are a great, hands-on way for young children to discover how primary colours mix and create secondary colours!
Next up: Felt Shamrock Pin
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Felt Shamrock Pin
St Patrick’s Day crafts can be for adults too, and Thrifty Fun has a step-by-step for creating these cute felt shamrocks. Once you have created yours, you could use it as a brooch or pin, as a hair clip, attach it to a hairband, or make a whole bunch and create a show-stopping garland or door wreath.
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Which of these St Patrick’s Day crafts will you be making? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!