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11 Easiest St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Little Leprechauns

Next week is my preschooler’s “spring break,” which means we’ll be filling our days with plenty of painting and crafting — so I thought why not try out some St. Patrick’s Day crafts? And not those beautifully styled crafts you see on pinterest that you just know the kid barely touched. I’m talking real, entertaining, kid-friendly crafts to keep the little leprechauns occupied:

1. Bell Pepper Shamrocks

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Image source: Family Fresh Meals

How genius is this idea? All you need is a green pepper, green paint, and a paintbrush for your own shamrock stamp!

(via Family Fresh Meals)

2. Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Tub

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Set up a sensory tub to keep your kids (quietly) entertained for a surprisingly long amount of time. And in a fun St. Patrick’s Day rainbow theme!

(via No Time for Flash Cards)

3. St. Paddy’s Day Pom Pom Buddies

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An adorable good luck charm with free printable flags.

(via Somewhat Simple)

4. Paper Rainbow

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Even the smallest toddler can help with this one: super simple yet festive decoration.

(via Snap. Scrap. Blog. Tweet.)

5. St. Patrick’s Day Shirts

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All you need is four foam hearts to make your own shamrock stamp — perfect for making DIY St. Patrick’s Day shirts.

(via Multiples & More)

6. Wee Little Shamrock Men

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Image source: Sweet and Lovely Crafts

It’s so easy to make this army of wee little shamrock friends!

(via Sweet and Lovely Crafts)

7. St. Patrick’s Day Thumbprint Art

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Here’s another simple and adorable craft idea from Sweet and Lovely Crafts — all made with an itty-bitty thumb and some paint. Can you say “keepsake”?

(via Sweet and Lovely Crafts)

8. Rainbow Wreaths

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Your little ones can easily help make this St. Patrick’s Day rainbow wreath for your front door.

(via Our Big Earth)

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9. Lucky Shamrock Wands

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They can use their shamrock wands to search the backyard for leprechauns!

(via Smart School House)

10. Pot of Gold

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The kids can help make their little “pot of gold,” complete with a rainbow handle.

(via Serving Pink Lemonade)

11. Loopy Rainbow

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It doesn’t get much easier (or cuter!) than this Fruit Loop rainbow craft.

(via One Artsy Mama)

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