Shamrocks and Shenanigans: Unleash the Magic with St. Patty’s Day Crafts for Kids 3-7!

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get into the festive spirit with some fun and creative crafts for your little ones!

Whether they’re preschoolers or in early elementary school, these St. Patty’s Day crafts are sure to spark their imagination and keep them entertained. And what better way to celebrate than by getting a little messy with Yipes! wipes, specially designed for kids who are ready to take on their own self-motivated healthy habits? Let’s dive in!

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#1 Leprechaun Hats

Get ready to tip your hat to creativity with this fun craft! Using vibrant green paper and a sprinkle of imagination, your little one can fashion their very own leprechaun hat fit for a St. Patty’s Day celebration. With a dash of glitter here and a shamrock there, watch as they bring their leprechaun dreams to life!

#2 Shamrock Suncatchers

Let the sunshine in with this dazzling craft that’s sure to brighten up any room! With the magic of green paper and a touch of adhesive, your child can create a mesmerizing suncatcher adorned with shimmering shamrocks. Hang it up and watch as the colors dance and twirl, spreading St. Patty’s Day joy all around!

Shamrock Suncatchers

#3 Pot of Gold Finger Painting

Set up a finger painting station with various shades of green, gold, and rainbow-colored paint. Provide your child with a large sheet of paper and encourage them to create a vibrant background using their fingers.

Once the paint is dry, help them cut out a pot shape from black construction paper and glue it onto the painting. Then, let them use their fingers to add gold coins to the pot! Yipes! wipes are perfect for cleaning up messy fingers and hands during this craft.

Pot of Gold Finger Painting

#4 Rainbow Paper Plate Craft

Grab some paper plates, paint in rainbow colors, cotton balls, and glue. Help your child paint each section of the paper plate a different color of the rainbow and let it dry.

Once dry, glue cotton balls along the curved edge of the plate to create fluffy clouds. This simple and colorful craft is perfect for young children and makes for a great St. Patty’s Day decoration!

Rainbow Paper Plate Craft

#5 Leprechaun Trap

Get creative and build a leprechaun trap using items from around the house like cardboard boxes, popsicle sticks, and shiny objects like beads or sequins.

Encourage your child to design and decorate their trap with St. Patty’s Day themes like rainbows, shamrocks, and gold coins. Who knows, maybe they’ll catch a leprechaun and find their pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!

Leprechaun Trap

No matter which St. Patty’s Day craft you choose to tackle with your little ones, remember to have fun and embrace the messy side of creativity! And with Yipes! wipes by your side, cleaning up is easy and stress-free, allowing your kids to focus on the fun of crafting and creating memories together. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patty's Day craft