Your kids will love making this toilet roll leprechaun king and a group of his leprechaun friends for some Paddy’s Day craft shenanigans around the house.
Being from Ireland, I just couldn’t resist sharing a little bit of St. Patrick’s Day 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!
Toilet Roll Leprechaun King
Preparing the materials:
- 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
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.
Then glue on the crown
And finally, draw little dots for the eyes, nose and mouth – I used a mini brown pom pom for the nose for added cuteness!!
And that’s it!
More St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
This Handprint Leprechaun Craft for St. Patrick’s Day is so much fun! And it only requires a few on hand supplies. Design and customize your own paper doll with this St. Patrick’s Day Printable. Or take a peek at these 20+ Shamrock Crafts and Activities!
Related: St. Patrick’s Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Leave a comment: Did your kids enjoy this mischievous leprechaun king craft for St. Patrick’s Day? What other activities do you enjoy for this holiday?