Arts & Crafts

Paper Plate Leprechaun

Paper Plate Leprechaun
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Create a cute craft to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

35 minutes
36 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • 1 Paper plate
  • Green construction paper
  • Black construction paper
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Red or orange paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Marker


  1. Paint around edge of paper plate with red or orange paint. Set aside to dry.
  2. Cut a hat shape from the green construction paper.
  3. Cut a medium rectangle from the black construction paper.
  4. Cut a small rectangle from the yellow construction paper.
  5. Glue black and yellow rectangles onto green hat as shown.
  6. Glue completed hat on top of painted paper plate.
  7. Use marker to draw face on center of paper plate.

Developmental skills