Paper Plate Leprechaun

This Paper Plate Leprechaun is super easy and fun to make. A great St. Patrick's Day craft for Preschoolers on up!

Ages: 3 and Up

Here's what you'll need...

• Paper plate
• Orange paint
• Paint brush
• Scissors
• Construction paper
• Glue

Here's how you make it...

1. Paint the rim of your paper plate orange, eating side down.

2. While you're waiting for the paint to dry, cut out a green hat, black strip, and yellow buckle. Glue together. You may also want to cut out your eyes and mouth.

3. When your paint is dry, cut slits around your paper plate to make the leprechaun's beard. You only need to cut slits ¾ around the plate (since the hat will cover part of it) but it won't do any harm if the younger ones want to cut all the way around.

4. Glue on your hat, eyes and mouth.

The leprechaun's face can be made in many ways, you can cut shapes out of construction paper, like we did, or you can simply draw them on with a marker, or make it even more fun by cutting out facial features from pictures in magazines!




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