17 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids and Adults

St. Patty's Crafts

Saint Patrick’s Day Craft Ideas

There are many different ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, but one of our favorite ways to celebrate is with some crafting! Because St. Patty’s has such a fun theme (green, shamrocks, luck, etc.), there are so many fun crafts you can do to get in the spirit of the holiday.

Now, because Saint Patrick’s Day is on March 17th, we’ve decided to list 17 of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day crafts below! These crafts are great for kids and adults so you can do them together as a family. Enjoy!

1. Chalkboard Countdown Sign

This is such a fun way to countdown to St. Patricks Day, and it really gets the whole family involved. Best of all, you can reuse it over and over throughout the year for holidays, birthdays, and more!

Get the full tutorial from Fabulessly Frugal.

2. Mini Hat Hair Clip

This is a SUPER cute DIY St. Patrick’s Day accessory and it’s SO easy to make. All you need is a plastic bottle cap, cardboard, and a few other materials.

Get the full tutorial from Fabulessly Frugal.

3. LUCK Sign

If you’ve never decorated your house for St. Patrick’s Day before, now’s a good time to start! This luck sign is a great decoration, it’s easy to make, and who knows, it might actually bring you some good luck!

Get the full tutorial from Fabulessly Frugal.

4. Popsicle Stick Leprechaun

person holding Popsicle stick leprechaun

Who knew popsicle sticks were so good for making leprechauns with! If you like crafting with popsicle sticks, check out our other popsicle stick craft ideas!

Get the full tutorial from Fireflies and Mud Pies.

5. Shamrock Man

Finished shamrock man

Making a shamrock man is easy for kids of all ages and the finished result is pretty cute! This craft is also really inexpensive to make which is a bonus.

Get the full tutorial from The Resourceful Mama.

6. Pot of Gold

Paper plate pot of gold

This is a really neat pot of gold craft. It involves a lot of different crafting elements and sensory experiences (great for learning), and the finished result is super eye-catching. If you like this craft, check out these other Paper Plate Crafts for Kids.

Get the full tutorial from Mess for Less.

7. Shamrock Marshmallow Painting

Shamrock painting

We’ve dabbled a bit into food painting on the blog, and it’s a lot of fun! Making a shamrock painting using marshmallows and paints should be a blast for kids.

Get the full tutorial from The Simple Parent.

8. Shamrock Wand

Shamrock wand with rainbows

This is a great St. Patricks Day craft for kids. Help them craft their own special wand and watch them twirl it around in the air for hours!!

Get the full tutorial from Messy Little Monster.

9. Magic Fizzing Shamrocks

Child Painting a fizzing shamrock

This is another one that the kids will really enjoy as it has a bit of a scientific element to it. It’s a painting activity that uses fizzy paint (paint with baking soda in it) for a fun effect!

Get the full tutorial from Gift of Curiosity.

10. Leprechaun Hat Blowers

Two leprechaun hat blowers

No party is complete without party blowers! For St. Patrick’s Day, these special leprechaun hat blowers are perfect and combine crafting and activity for double the fun!

Get the full tutorial from Kids Craft Room.

11. Irish Coffee Mugs

Green and white shamrock coffee mugs

Ok, this is one of the few St. Patricks Day crafts for adults on this list, and it’s pretty fantastic. It’s easy, and you can drink out of your new St. Patricks Day mug for good luck! You could even give a couple out as gifts.

Get the full tutorial from It All Started With Paint.

12. Felt Four Leaf Clovers

Two felt four leaf clovers

These felt four-leaf clovers may not be much on their own but they can be used in tons of different ways. Stick them in your hair, put them on a wreath, pin them to a pillow, there are endless possibilities! The creator of them even uses them on her DIY leprechaun pants treat bags. Get creative!

Get the full tutorial from Positively Splendid.

13. Leprechaun Trap

"More gold here" leprechaun trap

This craft is hilarious and makes for a great piece of St. Patty’s Day decor. It’s also a super fun one to make as a family. The kids will love the idea of trying to catch a leprechaun!

Get the full tutorial from Fun Money Mom.

14. Toilet Roll Leprechaun Hat

Two tall leprechaun hats made from toilet rolls

These are just adorable and so easy to make. Toilet rolls make for great craft supplies! If you want more similar ideas, check out these other toilet paper roll crafts.

Get the full tutorial from The Resourceful Mama.

15. Popsicle Stick Leprechaun Hat

Two popsicle stick leprechaun hats

Here’s another leprechaun hat craft but this time with popsicle sticks! This craft is fun because it involves a bit of painting, and popsicle sticks are a nice and cheap craft supply.

Get the full tutorial from Fireflies and Mud Pies.

16. Shamrock Finger Puppets

Person playing with shamrock finger puppet

This may be one of the simplest St. Patricks Day crafts on this list but I assure you the kids will love it!

Get the full tutorial from I Heart Crafty Things.

17. Leprechaun Garden

Finished leprechaun garden with green grass and blue sky background

Last but not least, a magical leprechaun garden! This craft looks like so much fun. Not only does it have a ton of crafting elements involved, but it’s also just a great imagination booster!

Get the full tutorial from Hello Wonderful.

St. Patrick's Day craft ideas

Final Thoughts

I hope you have a lot of fun with your St. Patrick’s Day crafts and I wish you lots of LUCK! If you want to make your family crafting session even more fun and festive, be sure to try some of our St. Patrick’s Day recipes while you’re crafting.

Some of our favorite treats are these Green Popeye Muffins, our St. Patrick’s Day Ice Cream Float, the Shamrock Shake, these sweet Lucky Charms Bars, and finally, our Shamrock Crinkle Cookies. Try them all!

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Types: Crafts, Adult, Family, Kids
Categories: Decoration, Home, Toys, St Patricks Day

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