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Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft For Kids

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft For Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. Your kids will love this simple and quick leprechaun paper plate craft.

It seems like the time between Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day goes by so fast! You barely finish going through the cards from classmates when it’s time to celebrate the luck of the Irish!

Quick and easy crafts are definitely the way to go! That is why I love this Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft For Kids so much. For real, this is about the quickest craft you can do. It would be perfect for an afternoon activity, a preschool, or any setting where the kids have about 10 to 15 minutes to make and take something related to St. Patrick’s Day. 

And there isn’t anything more Irish that that wiley old leprechaun!

This craft uses a FREE downloadable template. See below for instructions on how to download it and put together this leprechaun with your kids!

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Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft for Kids

What you will need for the craft:

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft for Kids

How to make the paper plate Leprechaun

Related: Don’t miss these St. Patrick’s Day activities!

1. Download and Print the Leprechaun Template. The cutting isn’t too complicated so preschoolers could even use this as scissor practice!

  1. Cut out the pieces of the Leprechaun.
  2. Cut off the rounded sides of the paper plate so that the leprechaun’s face isn’t too round. 

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft for Kids

3. To create the Leprechaun, glue the pieces to the plate. 

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft for Kids

4. Allow to dry completely before playing or displaying.

  1. Optional Step– glue a craft stick to the back of the plate for a leprechaun paper plate puppet!

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