St. Paddy's Day is just a week away; and if you're starved for some crafts to do with the kiddos, you'll love this idea. It's a Leprechaun house! Capture your leprechaun by making this home a trap or just give him a nice place to stay during his visit. With a simple supply list and an afternoon, you'll have a great March activity for your kids.

Related: 10 St. Patrick's Day Treats for Kids

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How to Capture a Leprechaun Craft Materials Needed

Don't fret moms, we consider this a beginner's craft.  This isn't one that require anything more than a quick trip to the craft store.

  • Tissue Paper
  • Glitter Mod Podge and Brush
  • Scissors
  • Craft Paper
  • Heart Hole Punch (Optional)
  • Lantern from West Elm (Or tissue box, toilet paper roll, anything you can cover and turn into a house!)
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How to Capture a Leprechaun Instructional Video

Watch the video to get the tutorial! We also added green kinetic sand and a foot stamp to make Leprechaun feet.

The beauty of this craft is that it's simple and relatively mess-free. You can personalize the houses and use the kinetic sand again and again.  


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