St. Patrick's Day: Leprechaun Hat

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Turn your little ones into lucky Leprechauns with these hats made from paper plates!

What You’ll Need:
*Paper plate
*Green paint & paintbrush
*Black construction paper
*Yellow construction paper

*If you do not want to paint the paper plate, you can use a green paper plate instead.

*Cut the center of the paper plate almost all the way around, but leave attached to the rim.

*Paint the plate green and allow to dry.
*Cut a strip of black construction paper about 1 ½ inches wide and glue onto the top part of the hat.

*Cut a 2 inch square out of the the yellow construction paper and then cut a 1 inch square hole out of the center.

*Glue to the center of the black strap.

*Send us a picture of your Leprechaun and we may post it to our site!

Suggested Resources:
*Check out our St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Necklace craft!
* Fun Facts about St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day Countdown book at

This activity can be found in Holidays section of our site.