Luck of the Irish! Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

March 1, 2023

St Patricks Day Crafts

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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 days. 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

Leprechaun Hats

St Patrick's day crafts

Image: The Resourceful Mama

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.

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End of the Rainbow Twirler

St Patrick's day crafts

Image: Crafty Morning

This is a great paper plate craft idea for a rainbow twirler 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!

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Shamrock Slime

shamrock slime for St Patrick's day crafts

Image: As the Bunny Hops

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


Image: Rhythms of Play

This rainbow salt shamrock 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!

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Simple 3D Rainbow

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Image: Easy, Peasy and Fun

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.

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Shamrock Twirler

St Patrick's Day crafts

Image: I Heart Crafty Things

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!

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Rainbow Chain Pot o’ Gold

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Image: Crafty Morning

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!

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No-Sew St Patrick’s Day Banner

No sew banner for St patrick's day crafts

Image: The Benson Street

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!

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Leprechaun Paper Plate Mask

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Image: Simply Today Life

Let your little leprechaun perfect those motor skills with a paper plate leprechaun mask that is ideal for St Patrick’s Day! Simply Today Life gives a step-by-step method for creating your very own mask.

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St Patrick’s Day Pot o’ Gold

pot of gold for St patrick's day crafts

Image: The 36th Ave

What a tasty way to share love and luck this St Patrick’s Day! We love this simple and effective idea for a homemade pot of gold from The 36th Avenue – it would make a great gift too!

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Crepe Paper Shamrock

Crepe paper shamrock for st patrick's day crafts

Image: The Resourceful Mama

Preschoolers will love this shamrock crepe paper activity from The Resourceful Mama to create their own lucky shamrock!

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Toilet Roll Leprechauns

Leprechaun-Binoculars for st patrick's day crafts

Image: A Little Pinch of Perfect

Go on a hunt for your very own leprechaun with these super cool leprechaun binoculars from A Little Pinch of Perfect – adorable!

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St Patrick’s Day Cookies

St Patrick's day cookies

Image: Lil Luna

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.

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Marble Shamrock Cards

Shamrock cards for St Patrick's day crafts

Image: Hello Wonderful

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!

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Felt Shamrock Pin

felt shamrock for St Patrick's day crafts

Image: Thrifty Fun

St Patrick’s Day crafts can be for adults too, and Thrifty Fun has a step-by-step for creating these cute felt shamrock pins. 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!

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Published On: March 1st, 2023 / Categories: Things To Do / Last Updated: March 19th, 2024 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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