10 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids

If you’re looking for a quick craft or two to do with your kids this St. Patrick’s Day, look no further. These 8 projects are cute and cost effective – but most importantly they won’t take all day to complete!

St Patricks Day Kids Crafts

May the luck of the Irish be with you in your crafting endeavors!

Rainbow Magnet

Layered Felt Rainbow Magnet from Crafts by Amanda

This cute magnet can be made easily by layering different color felt. Not only are they a great St. Patrick’s Day decoration but you can leave them up all year long. Now, if only you could get a pot of gold to appear at the end of the rainbow…

Shamrock Sun Catchers

Shamrock Sun Catchers from Crystal and Co.

A few pieces of wax paper, colored shredded paper, and an iron make this project happen. Take advantage of sales on Easter grass right now and use it to light your suncatcher. Little ones will need adult help to seal the two sides together.

Paper Four Leaf Clover St. Patricks Day Craft

Four Leaf Clover Paper Art from Meaningful Mama

This craft is the ultimate quick project. Green colored strips and a stapler are all that’s needed. You could use a white crayon to color on the strips and add designs to make it a little more personalized. Or, create a field of four leaf clovers for pretend play activities.

Rainbow Craft

Easy Rainbow Craft for Kids from 7 on a Shoestring

Not only is this adorable but it can serve as a learning tool too. Incorporate math skills such as guessing and counting how many of each color cereal will be needed to complete the design. Practice sorting and motor skills when arranging and gluing on the pieces.

Embroidery Hoop Rainbow

Embroidery Hoop Rainbow from Uncommon Designs

Easy? Check. Cute? Check. Reuseable? Check!  This couldn’t get any easier, and how fun would it be to place a big bowl full of candy (gold of course) underneath on the morning of St. Patrick’s Day? This is another project that can be used through the spring season.

Pot of Gold Treat Bucket

Bucket O’Gold Candy from 31 Designs

Everyone loves gold but if you don’t find a bucket o’gold this year, you can at least find a bucket of gold candy. Kids will have a great time making this craft, but maybe even more fun eating their loot!

Shamrock Gold and Green Tinted Mason Jars St. Pattys Day1

Hand Tinted Shamrock Mason Jars from Club Chica Circle

This craft might not be suitable for the youngest hands but older kids and even teenagers can join in to create these jars. Fill them up with gold coins or a variety of gold wrapped candy and give them away to special people in your life.

Styrofoam Leprechaun Cup Hat

Styrofoam Cup Leprechaun Hats from Crafts by Amanda

While you’ll need an oven to complete this craft the final results are adorable. You’ll need a little more time and patience for this, but elementary aged children are the perfect fit to complete these.

How to Catch a Leperchaun

How to Catch a Leprechaun by The Suburban Mom

Those pesky Leprechauns are quick, but here’s a simple trap that is sure to do the trick. Of course, the secret is in the bait! No skills required, so it is perfect for preschoolers. 

St Patrick's Day Garland

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Garland by This Mama Loves

Foam shamrocks from the Dollar Store make this craft easy-peasy and cheap with a big statement. Kids of all ages will want to decorate their room with this rainbow and shamrock garland!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Comments

  1. Oh, I love the mason jars! And I have a few extra jars I’ve been wondering what I could with them. :)

  2. I love St Pats Day crafts!!! Love them! I do with them with my 12 year old son

  3. I’m going to do the fruit loops rainbow as a colour sorting activity with my girls.

  4. Dianna Thomas says:

    These are so cute– it will give us something fun to do in arts/crafts next week–thank you for the inspirations <3

  5. Thanks so much for including me! Just pinned :)

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