Did you know the story of the leprechaun comes from old Irish folklore? The tale tells of a mischievous little fairy who hides his pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Usually, he lives a life filled with daredevil adventures and magical fun. However, if ever caught by a human, he has to grant his captor three wishes in exchange for his freedom. It’s become a modern tradition for children to build leprechaun traps to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, so we’ve put together some clever DIY trap ideas to help your kiddos join in on all the holiday fun. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore drawing prototype sketches and engineering simple machines too! Join us in this design challenge to create the ultimate STEAM leprechaun trap! May the luck of the Irish be with you!
Leprechauns love to play and get into all sorts of thrilling adventures, so a super slide is the perfect temptation for them! The little washi tape flag detail is an adorable highlight of this awesome art project.
This is an easy project idea for anyone looking for a recycled materials craft. You can go ahead and dig through your recycling bin for this one and use your imagination to figure out what would work best for this pulley system.