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Easy St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Craft

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, plan to make this simple craft! It will make for sweet memories and adorable pictures. After your time crafting together, snuggle up together with a pile of books about St. Patrick’s Day. Check out Top 10 Books to Read for St. Patrick’s Day for book ideas.

You will need:

  1. Simply Literature Leprechaun Craft template
  2. White paper plate
  3. Crayons or markers
  4. Scissors
  5. Glue
  6. Large popsicle stick

Step 1: Print hat template on cardstock

Step 2: Color each part of the hat template. Color directions are written on the template.

Step 3: Color the edge of the paper plate orange.

Step 4: Cut out the inner circle of the paper plate.

Step 5: Cut out each piece of the hat template.

Step 6: Apply glue to the indicated section on the edge of the large rectangle.

Step 7: Glue on the skinny rectangle onto the edge of the large rectangle to create the brim of the hat.

Step 8: Glue the buckle to the center of the black band.

Step 9: Glue the clover onto the hat.

Step 10: Glue the assembled hat to the top of the paper plate.

Step 11: Glue the bowtie to the bottom edge of the plate.

Step 12: Glue a large popsicle stick to the back of the plate edge, below the bowtie.

Step 13: Place your face in the cut out and look like a leprechaun!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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