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Look! I’m a leprechaun!

2 and up: 30 Minutes: St. Patricks Day
Look! I'm a leprechaun!

Look! I'm a leprechaun!

Look! I'm a leprechaun!
An Activity for Preschoolers:

These delightful masks bring joy and laughter to any St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Before You Begin:

Gather materials: paper plates, orange or red paint, brushes or sponges, green and black construction paper, glue or glue dots and craft sticks.

Activity Goals:

Exploring process art to encourage following instructions and creating a terrific dramatic play craft.

Furthermore:

Allow students to embellish their hats and masks as desired for truly unique creations.


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Paint the paper plate orange or red on the outside rim only. This part will be the hair and beard.

STEP 2

Once the plate is dry, cut out the center of the plate. Ensure that the hole is large enough for children to show their faces through the middle.

STEP 3

Cut a hat out of green construction paper, as well as a strip of black for the hat sash.

STEP 4

Glue the black strip to the green hat and decorate the hat with a gold buckle, gems or whatever other good luck charms are available!

STEP 5

Glue a craft stick to the back bottom of the plate for holding up to the face.

STEP 6

Have fun taking pictures and chasing rainbows with your leprechaun mask!

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