Dollar Tree Coffee Filter Leprechauns Creatively Beth is Crafting with the Kiddos #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts

Crafting with the Kiddos: Dollar Tree Coffee Filter Leprechauns

I love crafting with my nieces and nephews, so much so that I am starting a new series called Crafting with the Kiddos!  Our first project is Dollar Tree Coffee Filter Leprechauns a quick and easy craft just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.


Coffee filters, wooden clothespins, washable markers, glitter glue, and a few more supplies from the Dollar Tree transform into a mischievous Leprechaun with a bright orange beard!


Dollar Tree Coffee Filter Leprechauns Creatively Beth is Crafting with the Kiddos #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts


Dollar Tree Coffee Filter Leprechauns


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Here’s what you need to make Leprechauns from Coffee Filters:



Materials needed to make coffee filter Leprechauns Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts


Here’s how to create Dollar Tree Leprechauns:




Flatten round coffee filters, and color completely with an orange washable marker.  Add in some yellow and red.  Place on a gallon size zipper bag or metal baking sheet pan and then mist with a water spray bottle.  Set aside to dry.


Flatten coffee filter color with washable markers and spray with water to blend Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts




Once dry, fold the orange coffee filter in half.  Apply gold glitter glue in a swirl pattern over the entire folded coffee filter.  Set aside to dry.


Fold coffee filters in half and embellish with gold glitter glue swirls Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts




Paint bottom one-third of the clothespin with flesh tone craft paint.  Paint the top two-thirds of the clothespin with green craft paint.


Paint clothespin Kelly Green and Flesh Tone Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts




Draw and then cut a mustache shape from orange craft paper with scissors.  Attach mustache to bottom of clothespin and wiggle eyes just above using glue gun and glue sticks.  Using the end of a paintbrush add a dot of peach craft paint for the Leprechaun’s nose.


Embellish clothespin with hat brim and painted nose Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts




Cut a rectangular hat brim from green paper and glue to clothespin where the green and flesh tone paint meet.  Draw a square of gold glitter glue above hat brim as a buckle.


Add wiggle eyes, buckle and mustache Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts




Once glitter glue is dry clip the clothespin Leprechaun head onto the coffee filter beard.


Clip the folded coffee filter into the clothespin Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts



Create this Dollar Store Coffee Filter Leprechaun Craft in just about 30 minutes with help from the kiddos!


Dollar Tree Coffee Filter Leprechauns Creatively Beth is Crafting with the Kiddos #creativelybeth #leprechauns #stpatricksdaycrafts #kidscrafts #dollartreecrafts


Super cute to clip onto a banner or top a gift bag filled with a special St. Paddy’s Day treat!



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