10 Lucky St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids

In need of some fun, simple St. Patrick's Day activities to get your kids excited for this cheerful Spring holiday? Well then today's your lucky day! With St. Patrick's day right around the corner, we felt like sharing some of our favorite shamrock and pot-of-gold based arts and crafts projects. Shamrocks are supposed to bring luck on St. Patrick's day, so we've got plenty of ways to cover your house or classroom in lucky four leaf clovers. For those of you interested in hunting Leprechaun's, we've got tips on how to craft enticing pots of gold and tricky Leprechaun traps!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Clover Leaf Lei
    Clover Leaf Lei

    (Ages 3-8)

    Accessorize your St. Patrick's Day outfit with a handmade clover leaf lei! It's a simple and fun way to make sure you're pinch-proof this year!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Fingerprint Clovers

    A quick & fun little activity to turn your little one's fingerprints into little clovers to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Foam Shamrock Wreath

    Make use of those Valentine heart-shaped cookie cutters -- press them onto some foam to make shamrock shapes, add a little glitter and you have an easy and festive decoration for St. Patrick's Day!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Borax Crystal Shamrock

    Finding a real four-leaf clover can be tricky, so here's how to make your own lucky shamrock out of borax crystals! This borax crystal shamrock is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. No need to wait weeks for these crystals to form. Use borax to create a beautiful hanging ornament in just one day!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Magnetic Tissue Paper Shamrocks

    This quick and simple art project is great for kids of all ages. The magnet strips make them easy to stick to fridges and whiteboards, making it easy to bring a little luck to your home or classroom just in time for St. Patrick's Day!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Shamrock and Rainbow Wall Hanging

    These shamrock rainbow wall hangings look incredible when hung in front of a sunny window, and all you need to make them is colored tissue paper, green construction paper, gold ribbon, scissors, and glue!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Pot of Gold
    Pot of Gold

    (Ages 3-8)

    Make your very own pot of gold and place it under a colorful pipe-cleaner rainbow. And if you end up eating all the chocolate coins yourself? At least you have the perfect excuse. Must have been the leprechauns!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Shamrock Suncatchers

    These lucky four-leaf clover keepsakes are made using your child's handprint and glow when placed in a sunny window! A fun and festive St. Patrick's day project for kids of all ages.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Leprechaun Trap
    Leprechaun Trap

    (Ages 3-8)

    St. Patrick's Day is a great time to learn about myths! Ancient Irish folklore tells a story of a mischievous leprechaun, a fairy who hides his pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. If caught by a human, a leprechaun will grant 3 wishes, in exchange for his freedom. Join us in this design challenge to create the ultimate leprechaun trap! May the luck of the Irish be with you!

  • Visual aid of how to complete St Patrick's Day Slime

    Is there ever a bad time for slime? Here's a simple recipe for glittery, golden St. Patrick's Day slime that makes for a fun day of holiday-themed sensory play!

Get inspired!