Have fun with your students, kids, grandkids and more with this fun St. Patrick’s Day craft for kids. Do your kids know the myths about leprechauns? A leprechaun is a small creature in Irish mythology. They are often mischievous and spend their time hiding away their coins in hidden pots of gold at the end of rainbows. Leprechauns may grant wishes to humans who capture them. Kids can use this craft to trick a leprechaun into their trap!


Tissue Paper Roll Leprechaun Craft for St. Patrick’s Day


  1. Tissue Paper Roll.
  2. Colorful Craft Papers.
  3. Pencil.
  4. Ruler.
  5. Scissors.
  6. Glue.
  7. Googly Eyes.


Step 1:

Use the PDF template to cut out the pieces for the leprechaun.

Template 1

Step 2:

Glue the beige/cream colored craft paper on top of the tissue paper roll.

Step 3:

Then glue the green craft paper on the bottom part of the tissue paper roll.

Step 4:

Glue the leprechaun’s beard on top of the beige colored craft paper. 

Step 5:

Glue the buttons over the green craft paper.

Step 6:

Glue the bow tie right below the leprechaun’s beard.

Step 7:

Glue the hat’s lace on the bottom, belt and buckle together.

Step 8:

Then glue the black belt over the hat.

Step 9:

Glue the hat on top of the leprechaun’s head.

Step 10:

Glue the leprechaun’s nose and two googly eyes to finish the craft.