Crafting with the Kiddos: Dollar Tree Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat

I love quick and easy crafts to make with the kiddos in my life.  Craft sticks from the Dollar Tree transform into a magical craft stick leprechaun hat in just about 15 minutes.  Work on shapes, colors, cutting and counting with this simple Leprechaun Hat craft.  Add a name to create cute place cards for a St. Patrick’s Day party.

 

Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

Create Leprechaun Hats with Craft Sticks from Dollar Tree

 

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Here’s what you need to create a Leprechaun Hat from Craft Sticks:

 

 

Here’s how to create a Dollar Tree Leprechaun Hat:

 

STEP ONE

 

Gather all materials and protect your work surface.

 

Matrials to create a Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

Line up craft sticks with six vertically and one horizontally.  Download, print and cut out CRAFT STICK LEPRECHAUN HAT PATTERNS.  Trace hat base onto kelly green craft paper, cut out with scissors and glue to back of craft sticks.

 

Attach Craft Sticks with glue to create Hat shape Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

STEP TWO

 

Color in front of the hat with a green washable marker.  Set aside to dry.

 

Color leprechaun Hat with markers Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

STEP THREE

 

Trace hat band onto black craft paper and trace hat buckle onto gold glitter craft paper, cut out both shapes with scissors.  Attach to hat with a glue gun and glue sticks.

 

Add hat band and glitter buckle Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

STEP FOUR

 

Tie a bow with rainbow ribbon, fishtail cut the ends and glue to the center of the gold glitter buckle.

 

Add rainbow ribbon bow Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

STEP FIVE

 

Trace and cut shamrock shape from bright green craft paper.  Decorate with a green washable marker, adding either a pattern or the recipient’s name.  Glue to Leprechaun Hat.

 

Embeliish with paper shamrock Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

A great family fun craft activity to complete in just about 15 minutes.  Washable markers add color without having to wait for wet paint to dry!

 

 

Add a spring clothespin to the back to create a cute treat bag topper.  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

 

Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #kidscrafts #leprechaun #stpatricksday

 

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