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.

Leprechaun Hat Pot

Transform a terra cotta pot into a cute leprechaun's hat with Our Seven Dwarfs' easy tutorial.

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

— Susie Foresman