St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids -40+ Art and Craft Project Ideas for all ages

Making crafts centered around a holiday theme is one of my favorite ways to make lasting memories with my kids. From the toddler years, to preschoolers and beyond, kids love fun and engaging arts and crafts ideas and activities to celebrate holidays. With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, you are probably on the hunt for some fun and simple St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids.

Fun and Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Boy am I excited to share our ever growing collection of St. Patrick’s Day crafts for toddlers, preschoolers and kids with you today. We have over 40 ideas that include leprechauns, lots and lots of colorful rainbows (with some pots of gold) and some classic green shamrock and four-leaf clover crafts.

Whatever category you are looking for, we have fun and easy craft ideas to celebrate everything about St. Patrick’s Day. Your kids are going to have an amazing time creating some of these simple crafting projects for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Making a simple Leprechaun Craft is a perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. There are so many fun and easy ways to create a an orange-bearded leprechaun craft with that iconic green leprechaun hat. You can even use craft supplies you probably already have at home. We’ve even created a cute leprechaun out of fruity cereal.

Check out these simple leprechaun craft ideas below that make perfect St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids.

Free Printable St. Patrick’s Day Card

Torn Paper Leprechaun Craft

Fruity Cereal Leprechaun Craft

Leprechaun Finger Puppets

Paper Bag Leprechaun Puppet

Leprechaun Stick Puppet

Paper Bowl Leprechaun Craft

Leprechaun Envelope Puppet

Paper Plate Leprechaun Mask

Silly paper plate Leprechaun Beard Craft

Puffy Paint Leprechaun Craft

Build a Leprechaun Playdough Activity

Cupcake Liner Little Leprechauns Craft

Rainbow St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

St. Paddy Day isn’t complete without a colorful rainbow craft! My children adore when they look up in the sky after a spring rain shower breaks and see a gorgeous rainbow filling the sky. Seeing a double rainbow is a plus too! If your kids love rainbows, consider making one of these colorful rainbow crafts this year for St. Patrick’s Day.

We have a huge variety of craft ideas and materials to choose from like paper plates, yarn, tissue paper, cupcake liners and washi tape. We even have a few with a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow for some sneaky little leprechauns to come find.

Easy Pop Up Rainbow Card Idea

Paper Plate Rainbow Yarn Art

Double-Sided Rainbow Windsock Craft

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Card

Cupcake Liner Rainbow Craft

Simple St. Patrick’s Day Art Project

Bubble Wrap Printed Rainbow Craft

Paper Plate Rainbow and Pot of Gold Craft

Tissue Paper Rainbow Craft

Black Glue and Watercolor Rainbow Art Project

Washi Tape Rainbow Craft

Cupcake Liner Pot of Gold Craft

Yarn Wrapped Cloud and Rainbow Craft

Rainbow Swag Bunting made from Cupcake Liners


Shamrock / Four-Leaf Clover St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Shamrocks and four leaf clovers are an iconic symbol of St. Patrick’s Day and that makes them a perfect St. Patrick’s Day craft idea.

There are so many fun and simple ideas for Shamrock craft projects that use a variety of different materials like paper plates, simple paper crafts, painting with shaving cream and even a cool 3D paper craft idea. You are sure to find a favorite Shamrock Patrick Day crafts for kids in our list below.

Paper Plate Four-Leaf Clover Twirler

Shamrock Pal Finger Puppets

3D Four-Leaf Clover St. Patrick’s Day Craft

Washi Tape Laced Shamrock Craft

Marbled Shaving Cream Painted  String of Shamrocks

Shamrock Clothespin Clips

Handprint St. Patrick’s Day Craft

Easy Paper Plate Shamrock Craft

Marble Painted Shamrocks

St. Patrick’s Day Hot Cocoa

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St. Patrick’s Day Learning Activities for Kids

A holiday is a great way to bring in themed learning activities at home or school.  Here are some fun and simple St. Patrick’s Day learning activities for preschoolers and toddlers that they will love participating in.

Whether you are looking for simple fine motor activities for preschoolers, some fun St. Patrick’s Day sensory ideas for toddlers, or want fun ways for kids to practice learning their alphabet or sight words, we have some great St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids below.

St. Patrick’s Day Learning Trays for Toddlers and Preschoolers

St. Patrick’s Day Sight Words Game {free printable}

St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin

Alphabet and Number St. Patrick’s Day Matching Game {free printable}

Good Luck Charm Necklace

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