Brigitte loves these 33 fun St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids that also boost fine motor skills!
Spring is almost here! Which means all the St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids are on tap in our house.
Shamrocks, rainbows, and leprechauns. Oh my!
33 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids that Boost Fine Motor Skills
Here are 33 St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids that promote fine motor skills.
Shamrock Crafts for Kids
Enjoy these shamrock crafts that use basic supplies like paper, paint, q-tips, beads, and salt.
- Practice lacing skills with these DIY clover lacing cards as seen on Carrots are Orange.
- Decorate your house with these yarn wrapped shamrocks shown on Red Ted Art.
- Get out the glue, salt, green food coloring, and an eye dropper for these green salty shamrocks as seen on Pre-K Pages.
- Make these adorable beaded shamrocks as seen on Fun-A-Day using only pipe cleaners and pony beads.
- Make simple clovers out of pipe cleaners as shown on Pre-K Pages and plant shamrocks.
- You don’t need any paintbrushes for this straw art activity as seen on Mess for Less.
- Practice tracing with this q-tip tracing activity as seen on 3 Dinosaurs.
- These shamrock sun catchers seen on Hands On As We Grow could be made with or without glitter.
- These simple shamrock chains seen on Hands On As We Grow would look great hanging around the house.
- Green pasta? That’s what makes these pasta shamrocks seen on Mom Audience stand out.
- Upcycle a cardboard box for this shamrock wreath seen on Hands On As We Grow.
- Use many shades of green to create these shamrock mosaics as seen on Happiness is Homemade.
Rainbow Crafts for Kids
Rainbows can be beautiful in the sky and in your home. Check out these rainbow crafts and activities that promote fine motor skills and color recognition practice.
- Practice colors with this rainbow sensory bin as seen on The Resourceful Mama.
- Use the cereal from the rainbow sensory bin to make a Fruit Loops rainbow craft as seen on Hands On As We Grow.
- Use some pipe cleaners to create these 3D rainbows as seen on One Time Through.
- Go one step further and make these beaded rainbows as seen on The OT Toolbox.
- Gather pipe cleaners in the colors of a rainbow and create these pipe cleaner rainbow chains as seen on Preschool Inspirations.
- Create some colorful noodles for this rainbow necklace as seen on Mommy’s Bundle.
- Practice numbers and counting with this rainbow counting activity found on Modern Preschool.
- Use dowels instead of pipe cleaners to practice numbers and counting with this rainbow bead counting game as seen on Hands On As We Grow.
- Link some colorful pieces of paper together to create this unique rainbow chain necklace as shown on Crafty Morning.
- Get out the yarn to make some yarn-wrapped rainbows as seen on School Time Snippets.
- Practice weaving with this rainbow weaving craft shown on The Typical Mom.
- Use stickers, buttons, or markers to fill in these dotted rainbows as seen on My Bored Toddler.
Leprechaun Crafts for Kids
St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be complete without leprechauns. Practice counting, cutting, and luring leprechauns with these fun leprechaun activities for kids.
- Make a leprechaun puppet for this leprechaun counting game shown on Laly Mom.
- Practice cutting with this leprechaun footprint sheet found on Makeovers and Motherhood.
- See what kind of concoction you can come up with as you create leprechaun bait as seen on Still Playing School.
More Green Crafts & Fun
Keep the St. Patrick’s Day fun going with these green-themed crafts and activities.
- Combine shamrocks and rainbows with this St. Patrick’s Day crown as seen on B-Inspired Mama.
- Create a green rice sensory bin as seen on Little Bins for Little Hands.
- Color some water and have fun splashing in this green soup sensory bin found on And Next Comes L.
- Uncover some gold with this ice melting activity found on Little Bins for Little Hands.
- Practice pouring, squeezing, and spooning items with these St. Patrick’s day fine motor activities found on Trillium Montessori.
- Watch a chemical reaction take place with this fun St. Patrick’s Day baking soda experiment shown on Little Bins for Little Hands.