27 Super Fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Oh my, I never knew there were so many super cute craft ideas for a holiday like St. Patrick’s Day. Of course, I should have known.. since there are so many talented Moms, teachers, and crafters around. If you are looking for ways to make this holiday special for your kid that don’t involve sugar cereals and an investment in clogging, check out these super sweet and fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids! For your convenience, I have divided them into rainbow, leprechaun, and shamrock/4-leaf clover crafts for kids.

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Note: you can see the original craft tutorial either by clicking on the blog name or the picture of the craft.

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Rainbow Crafts

  • This rainbow from Kids Craft Room looks like it would be such a simple and fun craft to do with even young kids!


  • Kids Craft Room has more great rainbow craft ideas as well, like this super fun wind sock.


  • I am going to die of cuteness from this little TP roll rainbow craft from Sugar Aunts.

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  • This would make such a fun craft afternoon.. Making the rainbow, the pot of gold, and the leprechaun! Great project from Mini Monets and Mommies.

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  • Speaking of bright, have you ever thought to make a rainbow out of pipe cleaners? Check out this idea from Kid Things

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  • We love to dye pasta and string beads. Check out this rainbow necklace from Gift of Curiosity


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  • Making a suncatcher is a project that will brighten anyone’s day. See how Hands on As We Grow does it!


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  • If you have a preschooler, they probably are slightly obsessed with washi tape. Why not make this rainbow from I Heart Crafty Things

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Leprechaun Crafts

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  • Handprint crafts are great because they are fun and a keepsake all at the same time. Try this one from Crafty Morning.


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4-Leaf Clover Crafts (or Shamrocks)

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  • Another great keepsake craft from Capri + 3.

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  • Anything involving salt dough is bound to be fun. Check out this cute shamrock idea from Meaningful Mama.

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  • And for something a little more complex, you could make these sweet four leaf clovers, also from Meaningful Mama.

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  • Using recyclables as stamps are great fun and great for the environment. Cute idea from Crafty Morning.


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  • If you are looking for a super simple craft, you cannot go wrong with scrunched tissue paper. Great idea from The Resourceful Mama.


Phew! That is quite a list. I don’t think we will be lacking in great idea at our house.

However, if you were wanting more fun ideas for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, check this post out as well!

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Thanks for reading and may the luck of the Irish be with you!

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  1. Thanks for featuring our potato printing. Great round up of activities. Can’t wait to try some of these 🙂