Give Leprechaun crafts for kids a fun makeover with this pretty Gnome Leprechaun craft. This easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids is certain to be a huge hit with kids of all ages and adults!
It is a cute pot of gold Leprechaun gnome craft that looks super adorable and is perfect for classroom displays, bulletin boards as well as home Patrick’s day decorations. Made with simple craft supplies, it is a great addition to your paper Patrick’s day crafts.
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Gnome Leprechaun Craft
This paper gnome leprechaun craft is simply so much fun to make! Its free printable template includes two Leprechaun gnomes to make and play with.
Easy and quick to make, it can be fixed in under 15 minutes and is a perfect Leprechaun craft for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and older kids.
Supplies for Leprechaun Gnome Craft
· Construction paper – Black, white, pink, grass green, light green & yellow
· Template (grab at free printable at the end of the page)
Step-by-Step Instructions to Make Paper Leprechaun Gnome Craft
Step 1: Print the template and select the set of gnome craft templates you would like to make.
Step 2: Trace the hat and cloth pattern on light green; pot of gold and feet on black craft paper; beard and moustache on white paper; nose and hands on pink craft paper and gold on yellow construction paper.
Step 3: Cut out small circles from grass green and light green paper.
Step 4: Paste the circles on the hat cutout to make a cute polka pattern on the gnome’s hat as shown.
Step 5: Using a pen cutter, make a slit along the yellow line of the pot of gold cutout.
Step 6: Insert the gold cutouts halfway through the slit on the pot of gold, making sure that the top halves of the gold cutouts are visible. Use glue to stick the gold coins on the pot.
Step 7: Paste leprechaun gnome’s shoes on the bottom of the cloth/dress cutout.
Step 8: Next, using two-way tape, stick the top of the beard cutout on the cloth/robe of the gnome Leprechaun.
Step 9: Paste the moustache and the nose on the beard of the Leprechaun craft. Make sure to glue only the lower side of the nose to the moustache and leave the top of the nose free from glue.
Step 10: Slide the leprechaun’s hat under the nose and glue it to fix it on the beard.
Step 11: Paste the pot of gold in the centre of the beard.
Step 12: Lastly, glue the hands of the gnome leprechaun on either side of the pot of gold to complete your cute leprechaun craft.
This cute gnome leprechaun craft is certain to get kids feeling lucky and happy! Kids will love this fun idea that brings together gnome craft with Leprechaun crafts.
Club it with Baby Yoda Leprechaun Craft to add to your Patrick’s day crafts.
Make a couple of these paper leprechaun gnome craft in different polka patterns and give them out as Patrick’s day homemade gifts to friends and family!
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