Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

by Melissa

Celebrate with these simple and easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers from Leprechauns to Shamrocks these activities are so much fun for kids.

Photo collage of different types of St. Patrick's Day green and gold art projects that are simple for young children. These include shamrocks and leprechauns.
I love all of these fun ideas and can’t wait to have my daughter create one of those super darling Shamrock photo frames.

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Parents love finding ways to keep their toddlers and younger school-aged kiddos entertained and there is no better way than getting together the materials to craft up some of these fantastic ideas.

Plus it doesn’t have to just be preschool, really the whole family can celebrate with some of the best DIY art projects in this collection.

Gather up all your green and gold and get the decorations started!

It doesn’t have to be perfect, just make it festive and fun.

10 + St. Patrick’s Craft Ideas for Preschoolers

This little leprechaun is probably my favorite project. Such a super fun way to get some paint and gluing in for the holiday season.

Popsicle Stick Leprechaun Craft
Today’s Creative Ideas

Learn how to make a super cute popsicle stick leprechaun craft with easy step-by-step instructions.

St. Patrick’s Day Top Hat Craft
Party with Unicorns

Paper leprechaun hats make festive party decor for St. Patrick’s Day and can be made using simple paper, glue and maybe even a little glitter.

Shamrock Suncatchers
Daily Momtivity

This shamrock suncatcher is the perfect kids St. Patrick’s Day craft. Discover how easy it is to make a coffee filter suncatcher.

Pom Shamrock Photo Frame
Simple Everyday Mom

Make this adorable photo shamrock craft to use a festive keepsake. Great way to see how your little preschoolers have grown.

Shamrock Paper Wreath
The Gingerbread House

This adorable Shamrock Wreath is a great DIY St. Patrick’s Day decoration made out of various shades of green tissue paper.

Shamrock Man Craft
The Resourceful Mama

Sometimes you need a craft that requires just the basics: paper, glue, and scissors. This St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Man fits the bill.

Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping
The Pinterested Parent

Grab a bag of marshmallows, paper, and green paint from the Dollar Tree to create this fun shamrock stamping craft!

St. Patrick’s Day Marble Painting
Plain Vanilla Mom

Put a St. Patrick’s Day spin on our marble painting and do some marble painted shamrocks.

Pot of Gold Cereal Craft
123 Homeschool 4 Me

“This St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cereal Craft is super cute and fun to make, plus it is a great name recognition activity for preschoolers.” – 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Beaded Shamrocks
Fun A Day

“Children love beads and pipe cleaners!  In addition to creativity, beading allows children to work on their fine motor skills.” – Fun A Day

Dot Rainbow Craft
Crafty Morning

I love this craft because you can use a paper punch to cut out circles of all the different colored papers. Which works on preschoolers’ fine motor skills along with making a fun rainbow craft.

Pot of Gold Paper Plate Craft
The Simple Parent

With this St. Patrick’s Day craft idea, you won’t have to go searching for leprechauns to find a pot of gold; instead, make this Paper Plate Pot of Gold!

St. Patrick’s Day Window Clings
Oh So Savvy Mom

Making homemade window clings is fun, it’s easy and you really only need one thing, puffy paint. 



Before you get ready to start here are some items you might need to create these easy St. Patrick’s Day crafts for preschoolers.

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