Your child becomes a leprechaun for St. Patrick's Day in this cute paper plate leprechaun hat craft. Children create a leprechaun hat from green construction paper and finger paint a paper plate orange to make a beard. A photo of the child is added as well as some St. Patrick’s Day stickers. These leprechauns look adorable on a March bulletin board.

What you'll need:

  • Black and green construction paper
  • Template of hat
  • Green construction paper
  • Black construction paper
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Paper plate
  • Picture of child
  • St. Patrick’s Day stickers
  • Orange finger paint
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
How to make this craft
  • Using the template, trace the hat onto the green paper and cut it out.
  • Cut a simple black and yellow belt and glue onto the hat as shown.
  • Cut the center of the paper plate out and finger paint it orange.
  • After the paint is dry, use the scissors to cut many slits into the bottom of the plate to create a beard.
  • Glue the picture over the pate and the hat on top of the picture and plate.
  • Add a few of the stickers to the hat.
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