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Super Simple Leprechaun Trap Craft

Keep sneaky leprechauns away from your gold with this Super Simple Leprechaun Trap Craft!

What you’ll need:

  • Green cauldron
  • Gold glitter paper 
  • Green glitter paper 
  • Gold alphabet stickers
  • Clover stickers 
  • Gold plastic coins (approx 40)
  • Gold chocolate coins (or any candy as bait)
  • Wooden dowels 0.125 in x 12 in (to hold free gold sign)
  • Metallic gold paint/paintbrush
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors 
  • Mini ladder (buy or DIY from wood dowels or pipe cleaner)
Leprechaun Trap Craft Materials

How to:

Step 1: Trace the top of the cauldron on the back of gold glitter paper and cut out a slightly larger circle so it covers the opening of the cauldron. Cut an “X” in the center of the circle for the trap door.

Leprechaun Trap Craft Step 1

Step 2: Hot glue plastic gold coins to the top of the glitter paper leaving the center X spot clear.

Leprechaun Trap Craft Step 2

Step 3: Cut the green glitter paper into an 8×3 inch rectangle and center gold letter stickers “free gold” onto it.

Leprechaun Trap Craft Step 3

Step 4: Paint the ladder and wooden dowels with metallic gold paint.

Leprechaun Trap Craft Step 4

Step 5: Once dry, hot glue the “free gold” sign to the wooden dowels by rolling the edge of green glitter paper around the wooden dowels.

Leprechaun Trap Craft Step 5

Step 6: Cut two small x’s into the gold glitter paper near the cauldron handles to insert the wooden dowels and display the free gold sign. 

Step 7: Decorate outside of your Leprechaun Trap Craft with clover gemstone stickers.

Step 8: Add chocolate gold coins or other candy to the inside of the cauldron for additional leprechaun bait.

Step 9: And last hot glue ladder to the front of the Leprechaun Trap Craft and wait for your leprechaun to show up!

Leprechaun Trap Craft Step Finished

Wait with your little babe to your leprechaun to show up and capture some magic with this Leprechaun Trap Craft!

Leprechaun Trap Craft Finished

About the Creator!

Hi, I’m Shannon (Mama to the Johnson girls)! I live in Bettendorf, Iowa. I’ve recently transitioned from a working woman in the corporate world to a full-time mama to my three little girlies, Kennedy (5), Cameron (3), & Emerson (1). My passions are Jesus, my girls, their matching wardrobes, and being anywhere with sand, sun, & water. 

You can find me chasing my wild warriors all day long from our playhouse tea parties to backyard yoga sessions all while eating way too much sugar, being way too loud, and praying my girls always view the world with rose-colored glasses (with sparkling glitter frames, of course)! 

I hope you enjoy this Super Simple Leprechaun Trap Craft. You can follow me on Instagram at @shanjohnson85!

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