St. Patrick’s Day Paper Plate Leprechaun Craft!
That’s What Leprechauns Do written by Eve Bunting is a delightful story to read to children for St. Patrick’s Day. And, there are so many great activities to go along with the book, like this Paper Plate Leprechaun craft for kids!
While the kids are making their Paper Plate Leprechaun craft, be sure to play the Saint Patrick Day Song for kids in the background.
The Saint Patrick Day Song for kids is the perfect complement to this super fun kids Paper Plate Leprechaun Craft!
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s make a Paper Plate Leprechaun!
Craft items you will need:
- Paper plate
- Orange paint
- Paint brush
- Green, black and yellow construction paper
- Black crayon or marker
Have the children paint the outside rim of a paper plate orange
When dry, using scissors, have the children cut slits around the paper plate, making a Leprechaun beard.
Next, have the children draw and cut out a Leprechaun hat from green construction paper.
Then, have the children cut a 1-2 inch wide strip from black construction paper, and glue it to the Leprechaun hat.
After that, have the children draw and cut a buckle from yellow construction paper and glue it on to the Leprechaun hat.
Once done, have the children glue the Leprechaun hat on top of the paper plate.