St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Trap & Bait

St. Patrick’s Day is rounding the corner. Whether you get decked out in green every year or never really celebrate, this craft is sure to get you and your family in the spirit! Make some leprechaun bait and a trap to try and catch one of those silly little fellas!

Leprechaun bait is a crowd-pleasing snack with a festive look and delightful taste. There is even a delicious healthy version! The salty and sweet mix is great for movie night while the veggies are perfect for an afterschool snack.

What’s more, Personal Creations created a tag for your leprechaun bait that makes for adorable goodie bags. Download the printable, cut and fold along the respective lines, and staple to your treat bag. Your little ones will love the cute rhyme!

Now that you have your bait, it’s time to lay the trap. Help your children cut, fold, and glue to build a tiny little leprechaun house. Add St. Patrick’s themed decor, such as a pot of gold, and your tasty bait to complete the trap.

Leave it overnight and check for a leprechaun in the morning. If you caught a leprechaun, he has to grant you three wishes in order to be released. It’s also possible that the pesky guy got away with some of your gold and treats.

Just like the Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny, and Santa, the whole family can enjoy the thrill of receiving a visit from a St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun!

Disclosure: Southern Carolina Family did not receive any compensation for this publication.

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10 St Patick's Day Rainbow Crafts for KidsCan you believe it’s almost March already?!  That means St.Patricks Day is almost here. When I was a kid St Patricks Day was one of my favorite holidays. We always did so many fun crafts/activities in school. I remember being in elementary and the leprechaun would come in our classroom while we were gone to recess and make a mess and leave us treats. It was always so much fun to see what he had left us.

I have put together a round up of 10 St Patricks Day Rainbow Crafts for Kids. You and your kiddos are sure to have a blast spending time together making these awesome crafts!

1. End of the Rainbow Paper Plate Twirler from Crafty Morning

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2. Shamrock Rainbow Necklaces from Mamas Like Me

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3. Streamer Rainbows from Happiness is Homemade

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4. Rainbow Preschool Craft from The Nerd’s Wife

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5. Rainbow Slime from Learn Play Imagine

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6. Washi Tape Rainbow Craft from I Heart Crafty Things

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7. Rainbow Windsock from My Little 3 and Me

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8. Rainbow Treasure Slime from Growing a Jewled Rose

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9. Pipe Cleaner Rainbow from Still Playing School

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10. Paper Plate Sunshine Craft from Daisy Cottage Designs

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Do you have any fun St Patricks Day memories to share? We would love for you to leave a comment and tell us about them.

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Legos are so much more than a toy! I like to think of the always present pile of Legos in my house as a pile of tools to the imagination! My boys learn so much from a good brick building session! When my kids are passionate about an activity I like to offer them encouragement and support of their interest, so I found these Awesome 14 Lego Ideas for Kids! 

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1. Three Dimensional Mother’s Day Card
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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! In honor of the luckiest day of the year, I’m sharing 25 FREE St. Patrick’s Day printables. These printables are the perfect way to add some luck to your home this St. Patrick’s Day. Just click on each of the links for instructions on how to download and print them.

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