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Easy Doily Leprechaun Craft for Kids

I might be a little bit biased but I happen to think that this leprechaun craft for kids is super cute! What’s more it’s really easy to make, and is super cheap for craft supplies making it a St Patricks Day craft that you’ll want to try out this year.

doily leprechaun craft for St Patricks Day

Doily Leprechaun Craft Materials


Watercolour paints


Card in pink, green, yellow and black

Black felt tip pen

doily leprechaun craft materials

Let’s make it!

Start by painting the frilly bit of your doily orange to make your leprechaun’s beard. I’ve used watercolour paints because not only are they super cheap (these ones are from a poundshop) but they also dry a lot quicker than normal kids paints, perfect if your kids want to get their hands on their craft straight away (and I know mine always do!) Using these paints meant that the beard was dry by the time all the pieces of card had been cut out.

doily leprechaun craft beard

Next up is your leprechaun’s hat. Cut out the hat from green card (making sure it’s big enough to go over your leprechauns head) then cut out the strap from black card and the buckle from yellow, stick these onto your hat and then glue the hat onto your leprechauns head.

doily leprechaun craft hat

Finally for your leprechaun’s face draw eyes, a nose and a mouth on with a black pen and then cut two pink cheeks out of card and glue those on two. Of course you don’t need to have pink little cheeks but seriously? Pink cheeks make everything better!

doily leprechaun craft square

If you like this post make sure that you pin the image at the bottom of this page so that you don’t forget to make it this St Patricks Day or of course you could bookmark this page too! Want more ideas? If your’re crafting for St Patricks Day with young kids why not check out this round up of St Patricks Day activities for toddlers with over 40 fun ideas.

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Or for another doily craft why not try out this easy rabbit craft for kids which is perfect for Easter!

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leprechaun craft for kids doily


  1. 1st March 2018 / 1:15 pm

    These are so cute and easy to make as well. I know for certain our kids would love anything to do with paint so we will be doing this for sure.

  2. Bryanna Skye
    1st March 2018 / 1:24 pm

    This is SO cute and I love that you can easily adapt it for other holidays 🙂

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