10 Leprechaun Trap Ideas

Have you ever heard of a Leprechaun Trap?  This year I am sharing some great fun and easy Leprechaun Trap ideas for you to make with your kids.  This is a cute idea to get kids excited about St. Patrick’s Day, and of course, it is a super fun arts and crafts project!

These 10 Leprechaun Trap Ideas are a great way to connect with your kids and have tons of fun on St. Patrick's Day with an easy craft project!

10 Leprechaun Trap Ideas

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I don’t remember making leprechaun traps as a kid, do you? The first time I heard about this my daughter was in preschool. Her class read The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day and made a class trap. She told me about it after school and asked to make one at home too. I just love the idea of using a leprechaun trap as a fun tradition to make with the kids. There are so many fun ideas, and this list includes my favorite easy cardboard box options as well as super fun LEGO ideas!

Get your kids excited about this craft activity by reading How to Catch a Leprechaun. Then get started with a basic design idea and craft supplies. There are several ideas below with different products to build with, but I am going to share a short supply list below that is great for having on hand to get your kids started! Use these designs for inspiration!

How To Build A Leprechaun Trap (Cardboard box) from Handmade Kids Art

Lego Leprechaun Trap from Brain Power Boy

The Making Of A Leprechaun Trap from A Life In Balance

Saint Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Trap from DIY Inspired

Leprechaun Mischief and Traps from Raising Life Long Learners

St. Patrick’s Day Activities with easy Leprechaun Trap from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Popsicle Stick Leprechaun Trap from Mamma of Many Blessings

Building A Leprechaun Trap from Planet Smarty

Fun Leprechaun Trap from B-Inspired Mom

Making A Leprechaun Trap from Mom To 2 Posh Divas

Great supplies for your Leprechaun Trap:

Use your imagination with your kids.  Making a leprechaun trap is such a fun way to help them get excited about the folklore surrounding St. Patrick’s Day! You can make this project the night before, and set it up for the leprechaun to steal the gold. When your kids wake up, they’ll find their trap opened and the gold missing. What a great way to celebrate!

More St. Patrick’s Day Ideas:

Leprechaun Slime Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

15 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Shamrock Shaker Kids Craft

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