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18 Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids We Absolutely LOVE!

How adorable are these St Patrick’s Day crafts for kids? For a little green fun on this Irish holiday, try some of these at home with your kiddos.

18 Easy St Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids - these St. Patty's day craft ideas are lots of fun

Fun crafts for St. Patty’s Day

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? We don’t, but we like to get crafty around the holidays at home with the kids. If you are looking for a few fun and easy St Patrick’s Day crafts for kids this year, with a little rainbow, and a lot of green, here are a few of my favorites from around the web.

18 Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

We have a wonderful collection of St. Patrick’s day crafts for preschoolers, elementary school-aged kids, and more. Whether you are looking for rainbow craft ideas, shamrock crafts for St. Patrick’s day, or even Leprechaun craft ideas, pick out your favorites below!

Easy shamrock crafts for kids

Green Stained Glass Tissue Paper Shamrock Craft for St Patricks Day
1. Tissue paper shamrock suncatcher craft – Honey + Lime

We made these last year and hung them in the window. Tissue paper and wax paper make these cute little stained glass shamrocks! When the sun shines through, the beautiful hues of green look lovely! I love these, I think we’ll try the Fruit Loops rainbows this year. Have a fun St. Patrick’s Day!

Paper plate shamrock kids craft, Activity Village
2. Paper plate shamrocks – Activity Village

Just a few paper plates and some green paint make these fun, large shamrocks. Learn how to make these at Activity Village.

Paper quilled shamrocks craft

3. Paper quilled shamrocks craft – Saving Dollars and Sense

These cute paper shamrocks are made of rolled up, or “quilled” paper and put together to make this cute little craft.

Beaded shamrocks craft for kids

4. Beaded Shamrocks pipe cleaner craft – Fun-A-Day

Grab your beads and pipe cleaners and work on those fin motor skills with this cute St. Patrick’s Day craft for toddlers!

Paper plate yarn weaving shamrock craft

5. Paper plate yarn weaving shamrock craft – Our Kid Things

Try your hand at a little sewing and weaving with this paper plate shamrock craft.


St. Patrick’s Day rainbow crafts

St Patricks day rainbow chain craft, Crafty Morning
6. Rainbow pot of gold chain link – Crafty Morning

What a cute paper link chain! Rainbow-colored paper and a pot of gold at the bottom makes this a fun piece of St. Patty’s Day wall decor.

Over the rainbow suncatcher craft - a fun spring art project for kids

7. Over the rainbow suncatcher craft – Honey + Lime

This craft is so much fun for St. Patrick’s Day! Rainbow-colored tissue paper squares on wax paper make this fabulous window suncatcher cling. This is one of our easy St Patrick’s Day crafts for kids, and it turns out so beautiful!

Fruit Loops Rainbow craft, The Bubbly Blonde Teacher
8. St. Patty’s Day Fruit Loops Rainbow – The Bubbly Blonde Teacher

How cute are these St. Patrick’s Day rainbows? This is the perfect craft for little fingers to match colors and work on their fine motor skills. Learn how to make it at the Bubbly Blonde’s site, maybe use frosting as glue, so the kids can eat them later?

Paper plate sun and rainbow craft

9. Sun and rainbow paper plate craft – Mom Dot

This fun rainbow craft lets the sun shine through, just in time for St. Patty’s Day!

Easy DIY Macrame Rainbow Charm craft

10. DIY Macrame rainbow charm – Crazy Adventures in Parenting

This cute macrame rainbow charm is such a fun St. Patrick’s Day project! This adorable charm is great for older kids who want to learn to macrame.

Easy rainbow pot of gold craft for kids

11. Easy rainbow pot of gold craft for kids – 1 Stop Mom

This easy rainbow pot of gold craft uses painted popsicle sticks and is really cute for kids to make this St. Patrick’s Day.


Leprechaun crafts for kids

DIY St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Hat Treat Cups Craft

11. DIY Leprechaun Hat Treat Cups Craft – Honey + Lime

These DIY leprechaun hats are actually cups you can fill up with treats and snacks to celebrate St. Patty’s Day!

Paper leprechaun man craft

12. Paper Leprechaun craft – The Best Ideas for Kids

This cute little leprechaun man has wiggly arms and legs and looks just like YOU!

Paper plate leprechaun craft for preschoolers

13. Paper plate leprechaun craft for preschoolers – The Simple Parent

This is a really cute St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun craft idea that is great for kids of all ages!

Leprechaun Photo Magnet St. Patricks Day Craft

14. Leprechaun photo magnet craft – Thrifty Jinxy

Make your little leprechauns shine in this adorable magnet St. Patty’s day craft!

Leprechaun hats craft, PBS Kids
15. Leprechaun paper hats – PBS, Crafts for Kids

From the creative peeps at PBS: “Paper leprechaun hats make festive party decor for St. Patrick’s Day and can be made using simply paper, glue and a little glitter. You can whip up as many of these as you wish in no time. Inside the top of the “hat” you can hide surprises for your friends and family, or maybe even a few “gold” coins!


Pot of Gold crafts for St. Patrick’s Day

Pot of gold craft for St Patrick's day

16. Pot of Gold craft – She Saved

Paint a planter, decorate it, and add some gold candies to make your own pot of gold!

Paper plate pot of gold craft for kids

17. Paper plate pot of gold – The Simple Parent

This St Patrick’s day craft uses paper plates and yellow buttons to create a fun pot of gold.

Giant DIY pot of gold decorations

18. Large pot of gold rainbow craft – Julie Measures

Find a little bit of luck at the end of this rainbow with this giant pot of gold craft for St. Patrick’s Day.


Which St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids are your favorite?

I hope you enjoy these craft ideas for St. Patrick’s Day. A couple of my favorties are the paper plate yarn shamrock and the macrame rainbow charms. Have a wonderful, lucky St. Patty’s Day!

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