Crafty leprechauns, rainbows leading to golden riches, and a carte blanche excuse to pinch people? It’s no wonder kids can’t resist the playful spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. Grab a pair of scissors and a glue stick and celebrate this colorful holiday by crafting a few shamrocks, leprechauns, or pots o’ gold. Click through the photo gallery for a peek.

Paper Boutonnieres

Jazz up your St. Patty's Day outfit with a homemade boutonniere. Hop over to Family Chic to learn how to make these cuties out of cupcake liners.

Which one is your fave? Do you have any other St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas up your sleeve?

— Susie Foresman