Preschool St Patrick’s Day Crafts Your Younger Children Will Love

Jennifer Buttner


March 8, 2019

Preschool St Patrick's Day Crafts

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Are you worried your youngest or younger children might be left out when the big kids take on decorating for St Patrick’s day? Fear not, we have these preschool St Patrick’s Day crafts they will adore.

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From colouring to sticking and ripping up paper, they will have so much fun with these crafts. They’re simple, yet so effective. Your preschooler will be chuffed to hang their efforts with the rest of the families’ St Patrick’s Day artwork.

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Preschool St Patrick’s Day Crafts Your Younger Children Will Love

St Patrick’s Day Wall or Door Hanger

St Patrick's Day Craft for KidsMaterials

  • One paper plate
  • Heavy paper or light card (can use green/white paper)
  • Glue stick or double-sided sticky tape
  • Green ribbon
  • Paint or crayons
  • Scissors
  • Leaves (optional)


  1. Cut out the middle of the paper plate.
  2. Colour the remainder green, using paint or crayons. If you are using paint, allow it to dry.
  3. On heavy paper, trace circles using an egg cup (or a similar round object), and inside draw shamrocks.
  4. Colour in the shamrocks if using white paper.
  5. Cut out the circle with shamrocks inside (the circle shape just makes it easier to cut out).
  6. Glue and stick these shamrocks all around the plate.
  7. If children want to collect leaves, they can also glue and stick these to the plate.
  8. Punch some holes on the side and tie some of the green ribbons to it (an adult can curl the ribbons using the edge of scissors).
  9. To hang your decoration, punch a hole at top of the plate, loop the ribbon through and tie.

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A Magical Rainbow

MaterialsSt Patrick’s Day Craft – Wall/Door Hanging

  • Different colour crepe paper
  • Glue
  • A paper plate
  • Gold glitter (optional)
  • Scissors
  • A pencil


  • Cut out a large semi-circle from your paper plate.
  • Draw with your pencil a rainbow with layers for each colour. The size will depend on the amount of coloured crepe paper you have.
  • Get your preschooler to rip and stick different colours for each layer of your rainbow.
  • To cover your pencil lines, you can glue and sprinkle your gold glitter over them (optional).

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Wooden Spoon Leprechaun

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  • Wooden spoon
  • Markers
  • Green paper
  • Cotton wool
  • Googly eyes


  • Cut out a hat for your preschooler from the green paper.
  • Get a black marker and draw across your hat.
  • Glue the hat to the top of your wooden spoon.
  • Stretch some cotton wool out to create a beard shape and texture.
  • Stick it to the neck and bottom of the round part of the spoon.
  • Glue down the googly eyes and let your preschooler get as creative as they want with the rest of the face and body.

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Have your say! Do you have any preschool St Patrick’s Day crafts? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

Preschool St Patrick's Day Crafts

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