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41 Easy St. Patrick's Day Crafts for the Whole Family

Make your own luck! ☘️

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Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day! There are tons of ways to celebrate everyone's favorite green holiday, but if you really want to go for gold, break out the glue and glitter and try these easy DIY St. Patrick's Day crafts with the family! After all, what's better than sharing this time with your kids?

Ahead, you'll find creative ideas that incorporate all things green, gold, and rainbow-hued. Best of all, there are tons of crafts for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages, so you and your little ones can make all kinds of St. Patrick's Day decorations at home. If you're looking for crafty ideas that will double as cute St. Paddy's décor, string up a felt shamrock garland or paint some gilded planters. Looking for a creative project to try with your kids? Kiss a couple of Blarney stones, paint some sham-rocks (get it?!), or crack open some lucky confetti poppers! There's even a tutorial on how to make green, glimmering "slime"—because a little messy play never hurt anyone.

You can even make an afternoon out of it by crafting while watching Irish movies or listening to a few Irish songs. Just don't forget to snap a pic of your adorable creations along with a witty St. Patrick's Day Instagram caption. No matter which of these St. Patrick's Day crafts you choose to make, you'll have fun making them together.

st patricks day crafts mini banner
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Mini 'Lucky Us' Banner

These mini banners are perfect for flower beds or indoor plants! Put a few white, green, and gold garden pots on your table, and you'll have the perfect centerpiece.

Get the tutorial at Landeelu.


st patricks day crafts pot of gold
Kid Friendly Things To Do
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Pots Of Gold

Want to tempt the leprechauns to visit your home this year? Try setting up your own pots of gold! Scatter them with a few chocolate coins, and leprechauns won't be the only little hands hunting for these shimmery pots.

Get the tutorial at Kid-Friendly Things To Do.

st patricks day crafts lucky penny
Made by Marzipan
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Lucky Penny Letters

This Lucky Penny decor looks like a million bucks! Place it over your mantel, and you'll have a beautiful finishing touch on your warm St. Paddy's decor.

Get the tutorial at Made by Marzipan.

st patricks day crafts giant shamrock streamers
Studio DIY
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Giant Shamrock Streamers

What's better than shamrock streamers? Giant ones! The thick crepe paper gives them a unique ridged look that goes well with the accordion style. Hang the streamers over your kid's bed and they'll wake up to the best start to the day!

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

st patricks day crafts the blarney stone
Somewhat Simple
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The Blarney Stone

The Blarney stone is a fantastic craft for young kids! The real-life Blarney Stone is a stone that's built into the wall of Blarney Castle near Cork, Ireland. Kissing the stone is supposed to bring good luck!

Get the tutorial at Somewhat Simple.

st patricks day crafts rainbow fascinator
Studio DIY
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Rainbow Fascinator

Need a cute craft project that doubles as a St. Paddy's costume? Try a rainbow fascinator! It's cute, flowery, and colorful.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.


st patricks day crafts mason jar
Polka Dot Chair
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Pot of Gold Mason Jar Gift

Hungry little ones (and adults!) will love reaching their hands into these jars of chocolate gold. These are the perfect gift to give to teachers, neighbors, or in-laws.

Get the tutorial at Polka Dot Chair.

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The House that Lars Built
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St. Patrick's Day Party Hats

What's a St. Paddy's party without some green hats? You can make a set the whole family will love!

Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built.

st patricks day crafts shamrock
Design Improvised
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Paper Potted Shamrocks

How cute are these paper four-leaf clovers? You can place them on your dining table as a festive holiday centerpiece.

Get the tutorial at Design Improvised.

two green and white polka dot party poppers tied on the end with gold sequined cord
Studio DIY
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Lucky Confetti Poppers

This cool craft begins with a paper tube! Add some cute wrapping and you're on your way to livening up St. Patrick's Day with homemade party poppers.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.


rocks painted to look like gold nuggets and rock painted with green shamrocks on them
Sustain My Craft Habit
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Shamrocks and Gold Nuggets Rocks

A perfect look for a tablescape, these painted rocks are also a great craft to do with your kiddos.

Get the tutorial at Sustain My Craft Habit.

hands sewing shamrock shape on sewing card there are completed sewing cards scattered around it
Say Yes
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Shamrock Sewing Cards

Keep your kids busy while you make the corned beef and cabbage with this fun project. It uses dull yarn needles so your little ones won't stick their fingers.

Get the tutorial at Say Yes.

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Della Creates
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Gilded Succulent Pots

Bring the joy of gardening to your little ones with these gorgeous gilded succulent pots. They're a literal pot o' gold!

Get the tutorial at Della Creates.

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Ella Claire Inspired
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St. Patrick's Day Banners

Dress up your home with the ultimate DIY St. Patrick's Day party decorations. Just use the free printable designs!

Get the tutorial at Ella Claire Inspired.

felt shamrocks under buttons on a pale beige woman's blouse
Trisha Zemp
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Shamrock Button Covers

It's easy enough to turn these button covers into a shoe accessory or bracelet. Wearing these cute shamrocks will make a clear "I'm Irish!" statement. (And even if you aren't, you know everyone is on St. Patrick's Day.)

Get the tutorial at The House that Lars Built.


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Handmade Charlotte
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Good Luck Charm Necklace

A little extra good fortune is always a good idea. These sweet necklaces will have you feeling lucky all day long.

Get the tutorial at Handmade Charlotte.

framed, stained glass looking watercolor shamrocks crossed with black glue lines
I Heart Crafty Things
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St. Patrick's Day Art Project

Can you believe this is a kid's craft? The stunning faux stained glass look is from using bright watercolors painted against black lines.

Get the tutorial at I Heart Crafty Things.

st patricks day crafts pencil toppers
Laura LooLoo
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St. Patrick's Day Pencil Toppers

Not only are these pencil toppers adorable, but they're also a wonderful way to get your kids more excited about their homework.

Get the tutorial at Laura Looloo.

bottom of a shoe on a woman's foot painted rainbow colors in red, orange, yellow, green, blue and white
Trisha Zemp
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Painted Shoes for St. Patrick's Day

As one of the most creative crafts around, this project lets you get your rainbow on for Paddy's Day.

Get the tutorial at The House that Lars Built.

three planters made out of tall glass candle holders that have the cup part each painted a different shade of green, with clover in them
Delineate Your Dwelling
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Four Leaf Clover Mini Planters

You won't need the luck of the Irish to keep water from peeling the paint on these charming DIY mini planters. Just apply a layer of Mod Podge after painting and you'll be good as gold.

Get the tutorial at Delineate Your Dwelling.


three paper award ribbons, one with a rainbow, one that reads lucky charm and one that reads pinch proof
Persia Lou
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Paper Award Ribbons

You can make these super-cute St. Patrick's Day award ribbons in no time at all. Just print and cut the free printables and then craft the ribbon!

Get the tutorial at Persia Lou.

leprechaun made out of a toilet paper roll with googly eyes, green glittery hat and shirt, and orange pom poms for the beard
The Best Ideas for Kids
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Leprechaun Craft

This adorable craft for kids uses materials like toilet paper rolls, orange pom-poms, and googly eyes to make little leprechauns with big personalities.

Get the tutorial at The Best Ideas for Kids.

wreath made out of green tinsel, ribbon, burlap and more shaped like a shamrock, with gold letters reading happy st patrick's day
Made in a Day
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St. Patrick's Day Wreath

St. Patrick Day's crafts don't have to be expensive. This project uses pipe cleaners, ribbon, and a door hanger to create a cute wreath for only a few dollars.

Get the tutorial at Made in a Day.

green, glittery slime coming out of a black pot with gold coins in it
Crafts by Amanda
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St. Patrick's Day Slime

Not only is this "slime" fun for kids to create, but it'll make for a fun family afternoon activity.

Get the tutorial at Crafts by Amanda.

topiary made with green crepe paper rosettes in a painted gold pot sprinkled with gold coins
It All Started With Paint
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Pot of Gold Topiary

Once you make all the crepe paper rosettes, you can put together the rest of this lovely St. Patrick's Day topiary.

Get the tutorial at It All Started with Paint.


leprechaun terrarium in glass jar with twig ladder going up the side, and rocks painted rainbow colors inside, with a tiny sign reading mr clover
Just a Little Creativity
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Magical Leprechaun Terrarium

Make a leprechaun home with this creative craft and bring magic into your life on St. Patrick's Day.

Get the tutorial at Just a Little Creativity.

four crocheted shamrocks in 4 different shades of green
5 Little Monsters
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Simple Crocheted Clovers

Even newbies should be able to crochet these clovers. You can use them for barrettes, pins, or just cute homemade decorations.

Get the tutorial at 5 Little Monsters.

distressed looking white pallet with shamrock reading lucky and rainbow twine at the bottom tied in a bow with a gold button in the center
Ribbons and Glue
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Shamrock Pallet Art

This project can be made in just a few steps with a silhouette, using hot glue to adhere the lucky sign to the pallet. And don't forget the cute rainbow twine and gold button at the bottom!

Get the tutorial at Ribbons & Glue.

green treat box decorated with washi tape and small gold stars at the bottom and jute string and a shamrock pin at the top
A Pumpkin and a Princess
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St. Patrick's Day Treat Boxes

Make St. Paddy's special for your kids by crafting and filling these fun little treat boxes for them.

Get the tutorial at A Pumpkin and a Princess.

shamrock bouquet in vase made with green and white patterned scrapbook paper for the leaves
It All Started With Paint
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Paper Shamrock Bouquet

Pretty patterned scrapbook paper is the secret to the success of this delicate craft.

Get the tutorial at It All Started with Paint.


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