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Little Leprechaun Mask

Keyword: craft, diy, holiday, kid friendly, spring, st. patrick's day


  • Paper plate
  • Construction paper (yellow, green, and black)
  • Orange Paint
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Paint brush
  • Optional: glitter, string, hole punch


  • Paint the outside edge of your paper plate.
    painting a paper plate for a leprechaun mask
  • While paint dries, cut out your construction paper into the following shapes: green paper- hat (be creative and make the hat as crazy as you want!), yellow paper- square with the middle cut out, black- long strip.
  • Glue the construction paper pieces together to make your leprechaun hat.
    st. patrick's day paper plate leprechaun mask
  • When the plate is dry, cut out the middle.
    st. patrick's day paper plate leprechaun mask
  • When the hat and paint are both dry, glue the hat to the top of your plate.

Additional Options:

  • - Use glitter to make your hat sparkle.
  • - Cut lines into the bottom of your plate to make a fun beard.
  • - If your child wants to wear the mask, use a hole punch to poke a hole in each side of the paper plate and use a string to tie it around their head.