St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday to celebrate with your kids and your entire family. Put on some green, make some fun food and get out the craft supplies. You will enjoy making these St. Patricks Day crafts for kids.
For many years we were involved with homeschool groups that had parties for every holiday just for fun. These parties were always full of crafts, games and themed food treats. Now that I have teenagers we don’t attend these much anymore and I always feel like my youngest gets left out of the fun.
St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Celebrations:
I still have an elementary aged child that loves holiday celebrations so I don’t want her to miss out on those. I still look for parties that we can attend, but there are times when we just have to have some fun on our own at home.
Sometimes we even take a day off of school to learn about that holiday. I look for books to read, and unit studies to work on. Our favorite thing to do is to find some crafts and a fun activity to go along with what we are learning.
We always try to wear something green, and she runs around pinching anyone that’s not wearing green that day. Her favorite thing to do for holidays is to make crafts and decorations.
St. Patrick’s Day Craft Ideas to help you celebrate this fun holiday:
I like to take the time to gather up some cute ideas, and supplies to make holiday themed crafts with my daughter. I hope this list of fun ideas can help you come up with some quick crafts and easy projects with little planning.
There are lots of classic crafts that are associated with St. Patrick’s day. These are the crafts you may remember seeing in a preschool or kindergarten classroom.
Some types of classic St. Patrick’s Day crafts are those with leprechauns, shamrocks, rainbow crafts and and a pot of gold found at the end of the rainbow. These are really cute crafts that always look adorable hanging up in your home.
Rainbow and Pot of Gold Crafts:
Pot of Gold Paper Plate Craft – Make a paper plate pot of gold with a few things laying around the house.
Hanging Rainbow and Pot of Gold Craft – This is a great craft for young children that only requires construction paper, scissors and glue to assemble it. It looks so pretty hanging up.
Pot of Gold and Rainbow Printable Craft – We love these printable paper crafts that only require, cutting pasting and painting. They are great easy craft to practice fine motor skills too.
Tissue Paper Rainbow – Kids love the crinkle of tissue paper. Try using many different colors of the rainbow to create this craft
Lucky Friend Friendship Bracelet with Printable – The best part of this craft is that it comes with a printable to add to your rainbow bracelet to give to a friend.
Shamrock and Clover Crafts:
Shamrocks and lucky clovers are classic symbols of St. Patrick’s Day. These are cute and simple crafts that your kids will enjoy making that are perfect for the holiday.
Shamrock Wand Craft – This easy shamrock craft turns into a pretty wand that little ones will have so much fun playing with. These are great to make at a party too.
Tissue Paper Shamrock – Use green tissue paper squares to twist and fill a shamrock.
4 Leaf Clover Sun Catcher – Another fun suncatcher craft that uses a free printable template of a clover.
Hand Print Clover Craft – Your kids will love dipping their little hands into green paint to make a clover out of their own handprint.
Shamrock Painting Craft with Printable Template – A little paint, and a printable will have your kids creating their own shamrocks with this simple craft.
Quick and Easy Ribbon Shamrocks – These pretty shamrocks use ribbon, glue and rhinestones. You can even make them into pins to wear.
There are lots of fun craft ideas for making all things leprechaun themed.
Leprechaun Hat Craft – Make a cute leprechaun hat to wear with this fun craft.
Preschool Emotions and Feelings Leprechaun Craftivity – This is a great activity to work on feelings and emotions with this leprechaun feelings craftivity.
Color by Number St. Patrick’s Day Hats – Needs some easy st. patricks day crafts? These color by number hats are super simple and fun.
Craft Sticks Leprechaun Hat – Make a leprechaun hat out of craft sticks, paint and glue. These make cute magnets as well to hang on your fridge.
Leprechaun Craft with a Fork Print Beard – This is a cute craft for your kids to make their own little leprechauns with a big beard.
Bible Themed St. Patrick’s Day Crafts:
St. Patrick was a missionary to Ireland and is credited for bringing Christianity to Ireland. St. Patrick’s day is a great opportunity to learn about his life and also incorporate Bible and faith into the holiday celebrations.
Treasures in Heaven Pot of Gold Bible Craft – Learn about storing your treasures in heaven by making these cute little pots of gold with pipe cleaners.
Trinity Shamrock Coloring Craft – Talk about the trinity as you color a clover and learn a song at the same time with this fun kids craft. It also comes with the printable song.
Miter Sun Catcher – Create a beautiful suncatcher that looks like the miter hat that bishops and St. Patrick wore. It will look beautiful in a sunny window.
Saint Patrick Coloring Book – Learn about Saint Patrick while putting together a book with these st. patricks day coloring pages.
Trinity Clover Bible Craft – This Bible story craft will teach your kids about the trinity as they assemble a clover from painted puzzle pieces.
Lucky to have Jesus Craft – Your lucky leprechauns will learn just how lucky they are to have Jesus with this clever idea for a craft.
More free printables to use in your homeschool on St. Patrick’s Day:
We love adding extra printables to our holiday studies. These copywork and notebooking pages, along with a fun music unit study is a great addition to your holiday festvities.
Irish Blessings Copywork with Irish Gaelic Pronunciation – Better understand the culture and the people of Ireland with this copywork packet if Irish blessings. There are even correct Gaelic pronunciations of the words.
All About St. Patrick’s Day Unit Study – This free unit study will teach your children all about St. Patrick’s Day with geography questions, writing and drawing worksheets and information about rainbows.
Luck of the Irish FREE Movie Study – This is a fun movie to watch with your family this holiday. We love watching movies and doing a movie study afterwards for some extra educational fun.
Notebook Pages and Facts About St. Patrick of Ireland – Teach your kids who St. Patrick really was with these free printables. They will learn 10 facts of St. Patrick of Ireland with these structured notebooking journal pages.
Explore Culture and Dance with Celtic Music for Kids – Kids of all ages love learning about music and dancing. Your family will have so much fun learning about the culture of Ireland, Irish dancing and celtic music with these resources. Maybe you can even put together an Irish dance party to celebrate!
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!