St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Craft

6 Feb 2024 | Inspirational Activity Ideas, Nursery and Early Years

Get your little ones celebrating the Emerald Isle with some crafting this St Patrick’s Day! We’ve got a wonderful St Patrick’s Day handprint craft from @charlotte_and_the_boys which is ideal for little hands with big imaginations.

Follow the step-by-step below to create a colourful St Patrick’s Day craft that your children will love!


What you’ll need:


Step 1

Paint your child’s hand in the colours of their choice, for example rainbow colours.

hand painting in red paint


Step 2

Have your child make handprints on the piece of white paper. Then cut out around the handprints.

making a hand print to cut out


Step 3

Draw and cut out a simple pot shape.


Step 4

Stick the pot to a piece of card or cardboard.


Step 5

Stick the handprints in a rainbow shape.

cutting out pot shape and sticking rainbow handprints onto card


Step 6

Stamp gold coins – you can use any circle shape for this. Sponges would work well. Or even fingerprints.

stamping gold coins above the pot


Step 7

Stick cotton pads at the other end to make clouds if desired.

St Patrick's Day craft with rainbow handprints, pot of gold and clouds


If your children enjoyed this activity, have a go at our Shamrock Wands craft too! Also, follow us on Instagram for more arts and crafts inspiration.


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