St. Patrick's Day is a great time to get crafting! With all the beautiful, bright colors around – you'll surely be able to make something cute! This list features 25 great St. Patrick's Day crafts for children and adults!
St. Patrick's Day (or St. Paddy's Day) is on March 17th each year. It's a celebration in honor of St. Patrick, of Ireland, but has been adopted by Americans as a fun day full of the color green, shamrocks, leprechauns, and rainbows.
25 St. Patrick's Day Crafts
While my hometown pretty much ignores it, Chicago has a huge celebration. They dye the river green, have a festival, and there are multiple parades!
In the meantime, we'll stick to doing fun crafts at home, whipping up some fun recipes, and doing a unit study on St. Patrick's Day every year.
25 St. Patrick's Day Crafts
Most of these great St. Patrick's Day crafts are going to focus on the classic shamrock and rainbow. Grab your construction paper, glue, glitter, and imagination to have fun right alongside your kids creating these great crafts!
DIY Lucky Poppers
Learn how to make these fun confetti poppers with just a few materials!
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt Kids Activity & FREE Printables!
This one isn't exactly a craft but you'll love putting it together & watching the kids find their own pot o' gold!
DIY Four Leaf Clover Stamps from Toilet Paper Rolls
This upcycled toilet paper roll craft is quick & easy!
St. Patrick’s Day Themed Bubble Bath Play Activity with Gold Coins
Use washable paint on the bath surround to create a fun St. Paddy's Day message and art!
DIY/Holiday | St Patrick's Mini Top Hat
This fun mini top hat can be done by hand or with her Cricut template!
St. Patricks Day Crafts: Make a Blarney Stone! -
Have fun with the kids making your own blarney stones!
St. Patrick's Day Garland & Wreath
Swing by your local dollar store for all the materials for this easy St. Patrick's Day wreath!
Quilled Shamrock Craft for All Ages
Whip up this quilled shamrock craft - perfect for all ages!
This Plush Saint Patricks Day Gnome Is So Lucky & Cute!
This cute plush St. Paddy's Day gnome is perfect for kids to make and then play with!
Borax Crystal Shamrocks - Easy St. Patrick's Day Kids Activity
The kids will love growing these Borax Crystal Shamrocks!
Shamrock Puppy St. Patrick's Day Craft Activity
Print off the pattern and whip up this Shamrock puppy today!
Easy Froot Loops Rainbow Craft for Kids for St. Patricks Day
This rainbow craft is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any rainy spring day.
St Patrick’s Day Color Craft and Gluing Activity
These paper craft ideas are themed around rainbows and designed to help kids build their fine motor skills.
Easy to Make DIY Paper Shamrock (Four Leaf Clover)
Whip up these cute paper shamrocks to go along with your St. Paddy's Day decor and as a fun craft for the kids.
Shamrock Stamp Craft For St. Patrick's Day
These Shamrock Stamps are made from a common veggie found in most fridges and make for a fun & easy painting project!
St. Patrick's Day Popsicle Stick Craft (DIY Puzzles)
I'd never heard of popsicle stick puzzles before but this is a brilliant idea!
St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Craft
This shamrock craft is fun and helps build fine muscle skills!
Rainbow Chain Craft For St. Patrick's Day
This fun rainbow chain is easy to make and helps kids build fine motor skills. Or you can make it and have hanging when they get home from school as a surprise!
Shamrock Suncatcher Craft for a Lucky St Patrick's Day
These shamrock suncatchers are fun to make and decorate your windows with.
At the End of the Rainbow
This fun rainbow cloud craft is perfect for helping littles learn the colors of the alphabet while having fun. e3
St. Patrick’s Day Paint Chip Cards
This is an easy & free craft - using paint chip cards!
Activities for Kids: Shamrock Sun Catchers
Create Shamrock suncatchers to display in your windows!
St Patricks Day Playdough Mats
Playdough mats are great for developing motor skills while having fun & these St. Paddy's Day ones are especially cute!
DIY Lucky St. Patrick’s Placemat
These adorable placemats are perfect for St. Patrick's Day. They have a gold shamrock & are perfect for letting the kids help create part of your holiday decor.
Coffee Filter Leprechaun Saint Patricks Day Craft
Turn plain coffee filters & clothespins into a cute Leprechaun!
Don't forget that this is also a great time to celebrate any Irish heritage your children may have. You can easily turn this day and these crafts into fun homeschool lessons!
- Check out genealogy or family history to learn about any Irish blood lines.
- Share about the famous Ireland potato famine
- Learn about Irish cultural traditions, foods and drinks
- Listen to or watch a traditional Celtic ceremony, dance, music, or wedding
- Print Celtic coloring pages for you and the kids to color while talking about Irish traditions
- Create a geography lesson to share about important cities, landmarks and historical monuments in Ireland
- Practice your Irish “brogue” to see who can sound the most authentic
Doing these fun things along with the St. Patrick's Day crafts, recipes, and projects to learn more about the origins of St. Patrick's Day and the Irish culture can give you and your children a great homeschool project for the entire week.
Encourage not only lessons about these things, but also talk of rainbows, prisms, and the mythical leprechaun. There are so many amazing lessons around this fun holiday!
What's your favorite St. Patrick's Day activity? Does your city do anything special?
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