These St Patricks Day Crafts for Toddlers will keep 2 and 3 year olds busy crafting whilst their older siblings are at school!
These easy crafts for toddlers test fine motor skills and stimulate creativity while providing an opportunity for learning about colors and shapes at an early age.
They ae ideal for teaching kids the basics of St Patrick’s Day.
They are a perfect introduction to crafting for ages 2 and 3.
Check out handprint craft, shamrock painting, and lots more ideas for little uns. Younger kids love making handprints and painting in general. Something as simple as coloring in a leprechaun picture will appeal much more than physically making a craft. I know St Patrick’s Day crafts for 3 year olds do not have to be challenging.
This is one of the most popular St Patricks Day crafts for kids as any age can do it! Obviously the older the child the larger the handprint!
Toddlers love this one because they love touching new things, generally the messier the better! Paint therefore is one of the best things they can stick their hand in to make a handprint!
Obviously Mom will have to help cut out the handprint and attach the parts of the leprechaun face, but the little one will be delighted that they got to be part of it all!
Older kids can add glitter or sequins to leprechaun's hat if they wish
Still on the theme of hands, which not get Mum to draw around your hands 4 times and attach them together to make a four leaf clover, or shamrock as we commonly call it in Ireland!
If you like shamrock crafts you will love my four leaf clover mobile.
Let your 3 year old help you make this Lucky cup for St Patricks day featuring googly eyes and a shamrock!
This Shamrock suncatcher craft is the perfect thing to stick on your living room window on a sunny or bright St Patrick's Day.
Mum, you trace the shamrock stencil and cut it out, but get your toddlers to do some sticking down of tissue paper.
How much are the kids going to have firstly making this wonderful green snow and then playing with it afterwards!
I love sensory bin crafts for toddlers as it really stimulates then. The gold coins will spark their interest and if you have a really clever clogs you can get them to count them.
Paper plate crafts are great for all ages, and this musical activity is sure to appeal to 2 and 3 years!
They will be able to assist Mum with some coloring/painting as well as jingling afterwards.
A fun painting craft that introduces toddlers to shapes, and how to make them from everyday supplies.
Encourage your toddler to stamp two or three shamrocks in a row to introduce counting also.
Just be careful they do not eat the marshmallow though.
Rainbow crafts are perfect for St Patrick's Day as we know the lucky leprechaun is always looking for one as he searches for a pot of gold!
This craft is suitable for all ages and toddlers will possibly need some assistance adding the colored cereal onto the string, but encourage them to do so as this is brilliant for fine motor skills.
They can also sort colors and even do some counting in this St Patrick's Day craft for toddlers.
I love this easy craft for toddlers because they get to work alongside Mum to create a fabulous shamrock.
Let your 2 and 3 year old paint the bubble wrap before you cut out the shamrock template.
Give them some glue and let them add buttons, glitter and sequins until their heart is content.
This rainbow wand will appeal to all the wannabe fairies out there.
This is super duper easy although I am guessing Mum will do all the work (well my 3 year old would adore splashing the glitter on).
I can bet them will enjoy playing with this more than making it! I do say I think crafts that can be used afterwards for pretend play are amazing, as they keep little ones interested.
Who doesn't love a color match craft like this one?! This is perfect for my 3 year old toddler; in fact it is maybe too easy for him but he will love doing it all the same. Therefore I would even try this craft for 2 year olds as well.
This teaches them the different colors of the rainbow as well as how to match red with red and so forth.
Pom poms are great as they are soft and easy for tiny hands to pick up. If you were doing this with an older child you could use glitter or sequins!
I love the idea of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, making this one of the best St Patrick's day crafts for toddlers.
St Patrick’s Day Crafts for 3 Year Olds
Can you think of any other things three year olds might want to make for St Patrick’s Day? How about a large black paper pot, filled with yellow gold coins.
This can be a good activity for counting as you can encourage them to count the coins as they add them to the pot. They could make coins of different sizes and then add them according to size. Ask them to add the bigger coins first.
You could also get them to write numbers on coins if they are starting to learn how to write.
If you have older kids or if your toddlers do not mind Mum doing most of the craft work they might like these:-
Toilet Paper Roll Leprechaun – the little guy in green is the first thing I think of when I am talking about St Patrick’s Day.
Rainbow Pop Up Card – another fun activity for Saint Patricks
Kids of all ages will love trying to catch their own leprechaun with my hat trap
Check out my awesome list of St Patrick’s Day Crafts for kids
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