St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Teens
Ready to have some fun creating some St. Patrick’s Day crafts? Here are over 20 DIY projects for older kids.
Help your tweens and teens bring out their inner leprechaun this year by making some cute crafts together.
These Irish-inspired projects are simple and most require minimal supplies, so you can easily make a bunch. Keep them for yourself or give them away to family and friends as gifts.
Lots of these St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas will also make excellent decorations. They’re a great way to help make your home look festive for the holiday. Win-win!
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
St. Patrick’s Day is one of the best holidays in March. And it’s a great one for crafts!
It’s full of rainbows, gold, and of course, lots of glitter. Just perfect for tweens and teens.
While lots of DIY projects lean toward the younger set, these easy St Patrick’s Day crafts work well for older kids.
They’re a great addition to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Whether you and your teens are crafting experts or novices, you’ll find something here to fit your needs, no matter the skill levels.
There are easy crafts like shamrock painted rocks, rainbow crafts, a green scrap fabric wreath, and everything in between.
They will look adorable decorating your home for the holiday and provide some fun entertainment along the way.
So choose one (or two or three) of these Irish-themed crafts and get ready for March 17th.
teen crafts for St. Patrick’s Day
Ready to break out the glitter and gold paint? It’s time to get everyone into the St. Patrick’s day spirit.
Below, you’ll find shamrock crafts, leprechauns, rainbows, gold coins and more, so you’re bound to find a traditional symbol that excites you on this list of cool crafts.
St. Patrick Day Crafts for Teens
These easy St. Patrick's Day crafts are a fun way to celebrate the holiday with your teens. Most are made from simple materials and require few craft supplies.
Shamrock and Gold Nugget Painted Rocks
Make these festive green paint shamrocks and gold nugget painted rocks just in time for St. Paddy’s day.
Mickey and Minnie Mouse Inspired St. Patrick’s Day Craft
If your family is Disney-obsessed, they'll love making these Mickey and Minne St. Patrick day projects.
Paper Quilled Shamrock Cards
Turn your paper quills into an amazing shamrock card that tweens can give to a friend to celebrate St. Patty's Day.
St. Patrick’s Day Garland
You know how much we love pom pom garland, so this St. Patrick's day version is definitely on our must-do list!
Cupcake Liner St. Patrick’s Day Trees
These trees are easy to create using cupcake liners and make super cute St. Patty decorations.
Hand Stitched Felt Shamrock Plushie
This easy St. Patrick's Day craft is great for learning how to sew. Get the free pattern and use felt scraps to make plush felt shamrocks.
Attach a hair clip and they're perfect to wear on the holiday. Such a fun craft!
DIY Gold Shamrock Flower Pot & Bows
Here are several fun St. Patrick's day crafts, including a cute little shamrock flower pot and DIY shamrock bows.
DIY Wire Shamrock Bookmark
If your teens love to read, make a cool shamrock bookmark to celebrate the holiday.
St. Patrick’s Day Felt Shamrocks
This is a tutorial for a felt shamrock pin.
If your teen isn't interested in making jewelry, she can use this cool technique and turn the shamrocks into garland or use it in another project.
Clay Pot Leprechaun Hats
Turn a small clay pot into a festive leprechaun hat that's the perfect St. Patrick's Day decoration.
DIY Lucky Shamrock Canvas Art
This simple and fun canvas art is so cute, a perfect St. Patrick's day craft to make.
Build a Perler Bead Rainbow
Perler beads are so much fun to work with. Teens can make their own St. Patrick's Day rainbow by fusing together different beads.
Easy peasy colorful rainbow craft!
Paper Shamrock Wreath
This shamrock wreath is a cute craft for older kids that's made with scrapbook paper.
Once finished, hang it on your front door or let your kids use it to decorate their room.
Rainbow Shamrock Salt Painting Art Project
Salt painting is a super fun technique. Use it to make a St. Patty's Day shamrock using the colors of the rainbow.
St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold
Encourage tweens to turn a clay pot and candy into a cute St. Patrick's Day pot of gold craft.
Grow Your Own Rainbow Crystals
We made some crystal icicles for winter and my teens loved it, so I know they're going to flip for this rainbow crystal craft for St. Patrick's Day!
Paper Fan Shamrock Decorations
Do you enjoy paper crafts? These paper fan shamrocks are simple and fun to make.
Teens can create a bunch of them and string them together for a festive St. Patrick's Day garland.
Kids of all ages love slime, so make some sparkly green slime to celebrate the holiday.
Make Beautiful Rainbow Jewelry for Kids
Let your older kids create some rainbow jewelry to celebrate the day. Maybe they'll find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!
Kids Shamrock Garland
Tweens can make some fun garland for their room to celebrate the holiday. This is a simple craft - it uses egg cartons!
Scrap Fabric Shamrock Wreath
Scrap fabric wreath projects are so much fun and inexpensive to make.
Tweens will enjoy making a shamrock-inspired wreath to decorate their rooms for St. Patrick's Day.
Watercolor Shamrock Clover Cards
Kids will have fun using this unique painting technique to get a marbled effect that they can use to make some cute shamrock cards.
Saint Patrick’s Day DIY Sugar Scrub
Teens always love a reason to pamper themselves and they will love using green body scrub.
Shamrock Infinity Scarf
Everyone needs something green to wear on St. Patrick's day! Make a fun infinity scarf with shamrocks to sport your Irish side.
You and your teens are going to have a blast working on these crafting projects.There are plenty of fun ideas to choose from.
And imagine how fun it will be turning your home into an Irish-themed magical land, full of shamrocks in all shades of green, rainbows, pots of gold, and plenty of glitter.
St. Patrick Craft Kits
If you’re excited about making some St. Patty crafts, but would prefer to use a prepared kit, here are a few that your older kids will enjoy. These are affiliate links.
- This Irish gnome cross stitch bookmark is a cute project that will also teach them a fun new skill.
- Teens can make their own faux leather earrings this St. Patrick’s Day with this easy-to-use kit.
- Use this kit to make a pot of gold by fusing together Perler beads.
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- Create a beautiful St. Patrick’s Day wall art with this paint by number set.
Irish Gnome BookmarkSt. Patrick’s Day Earrings Making KitPerler Beads Pot of Gold CraftSt.Patricks Day Paint by Numbers
St. Patrick’s Day Activities
- Go on a virtual field trip to Ireland
- Play a fun St. Patrick’s Day game