Toilet Paper Roll Leprechaun King Craft for Kids

Let’s make this really cute (& royal) toilet roll Leprechaun King craft!

This fun Leprechaun craft is perfect for celebrating:

  • St. Patrick’s day on Wednesday, March 17, 2021
  • National Leprechaun Day on Thursday, May 13th, 2021
  • Any day…because leprechaun crafts are great fun!

Let’s start by making this toilet roll leprechaun king and a group of his leprechaun friends for some shenanigans with your kids!

toilet roll leprechaun craft for kids - fun leprechaun craft - shown is finished Leprechaun king with crown and orange curly beard
Oh the mischief we will get into with this fun leprechaun craft!

Being from Ireland, I just couldn’t resist sharing a little bit of leprechaun crafting mischief with you.

This craft is made with a humble toilet paper tube and scraps of paper!

Caution! Have your kids keep their eyes peeled on this wee fella. Leprechauns are smart, mischievous little faeries who’ll do anything to escape capture, even if it means turning them into a frog!

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How to Craft a Leprechaun King from a Toilet Paper Roll

toilet roll leprechaun craft supplies - toilet paper roll, three kinds of colored paper shown
Feel free to use what supplies you have on hand for this fun leprechaun craft!

Supplies Needed to Make a Leprechaun 

  • a toilet paper roll (or craft roll)
  • a rectangle of green paper for the King’s suit
  • a rectangle of orange paper for the beard with slits cut all along one side
  • two longer strips of orange paper for the hair at either side of the beard
  • a strip of gold paper, cut into a crown shape

*You can also just use construction paper!

toilet roll leprechaun craft - how to curl paper to make a leprechaun king beard
The Leprechaun King needs just the right amount of curl in his beard…

Steps to Make a Leprechaun King

Curl the orange beard and hair strips around a pencil (or pen) to give it a lovely ‘bounce’.

Glue the green paper suit, beard, and hair into position on the toilet paper tube.

toilet roll leprechaun craft - adding beard and clothes to the toilet paper roll
Start dressing your Leprechaun!

Then, glue on the crown.

Finally, draw little dots for the eyes, nose, and mouth. I used a mini brown pom pom for the nose for added cuteness!

toilet roll leprechaun craft - finished with crown and face
How cute is your Leprechaun King craft? SO CUTE!

And that’s it! You have finished your Leprechaun King craft…you may want to make a royal Leprechaun court to serve him…

Happy crafting
Michelle
MollyMooCrafts

 

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