How to catch a Leprechaun and creative ideas like funny pranks, Leprechaun trap, costume and dress ups, coloring pages, crafts for kids, and even silly Leprechaun tricks.  If you like these ideas then you'll love these 35 St Patricks Day Activities for Kids which include leprechaun, pot of gold, shamrocks crafts.

Leprechaun Trap and Funny Pranks

Funny Leprechaun pranks are one of the best things about St. Patricks Day!  I hope you'll be inspired to do something different this year and set your own Leprechaun Trap!  

Leprechaun Trap

Leprechaun Traps for Kids

1.  Leprechaun Traps for KidsStart a new tradition and get your children's brains thinking with this quick and easy family fun craft. Kids will love thinking of different ways to catch a Leprechaun this year to try to get the treasured reward of three magic wishes. Watch out though, that little Leprechaun may have a few tricks up his sleeves for the children too.

How to Catch a Leprechaun

2.  Trap the Leprechaun Game ~ No leprechaun will be able to resist the shiny gold inside this glittery leprechaun trap.  And your little ones will be almost as excited as Christmas Eve waiting to see if they catch a real live leprechaun with their sneaky creation.  This is a great activity to create with kids and you have two weekends until St. Patricks Day to create one of your own.

How to Catch a Leprechaun3.  How to Catch a Leprechaun ~ Legend has it that Leprechauns are small, mischievous, messy and sneaky. We decided to try to catch one to see if it’s really true: First, we laid the bait: Goldfish.

Funny Pranks

Leprechaun Pranks {footprints}

4.  Leprechaun Pranks {footprints} ~ That naughty little Leprechaun has really done it this time with footprints on the toilet, walls and floor and the house was tp'd.

St. Patrick's Day Jokes

5.  Leprechaun Lunch {recipe} ~ I’ve dressed-up a lot of our quickie lunches, but I think this one takes the award for the easiest fun lunch EVER! All you need is a little icing, green food coloring, a ziploc baggie and an optional gold coin to make the cutest St. Patrick’s Day lunch!

How To Catch A Leprechaun

How to Set a Leprechaun Trap

6.   How to Set a Leprechaun Trap ~ Try to catch the clever leprechauns by making a trap with items found at home.  Use their favorite treat, Lucky Charms, to bait them!

How to Catch a Leprechaun

7.  Leprechaun Hunt Limericks {how to catch a leprechaun} ~ I made up some limericks for my kids to catch the leprecaun on St. Patrick’s Day. These are free printables for everyone!

Leprechaun Trap8.  St. Patricks Day Kids Craft {Leprechaun Trap} ~ St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to try to catch a Leprechaun and find his pot o’ gold.  Children will love to wake in the morning to see if they caught a lucky Leprechaun in the Leprechaun trap they designed, and creating the traps is a great opportunity to spend some quality time as a family.

Magic Leprechaun Door

9.  Magic Leprechaun Door ~ How adorable is this Leprechaun Door?!  What a fun treat for the kiddo's to find on the morning of St. Patrick's Day. 

How to Bait a Leprechaun

10.  How to Bait a Leprechaun ~ If you've not been able to catch a Leprechaun yet you just might want to try some new bait, donuts.  Decorated Cheerios make the perfect size treat for leprechauns. You can even download and print the free donut box.  {{score}}

Leprechaun Tricks

Leprechaun Kisses

11.  Leprechaun Kisses ~ A trail of tricks and pranks from leprechauns that includes leprechaun kisses with a surprise inside, Shamrock Dew and lucky charms.

St. Patrick's Day Jokes

12.  St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Trick Ideas ~ The Little Leprechaun left the boys some Lucky Charms (their momma doesn’t let them have sugared cereal in the mornings!) along with GREEN milk-yummy!! That is only for the morning…the stinker has also changed our water into Green Kool-aide (their momma REALLY doesn’t let them drink Kool-aide!!!) and has made Green parfaits (withsugar-free jello…finally, some common sense here!) for after supper!

Leprechaun Treasure Hunt {St. Patrick's Game}

13.  Leprechaun Treasure Hunt {St. Patrick's Game} ~ This post features a super fun game the kids of all ages will have a blast playing! Using the printable shamrock clues this leprechaun treasure hunt is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

 

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