Here are some fun and clever leprechaun trap ideas kids will love to make. We know that those pesky leprechauns have a tendency to create mischief. So, why not try to catch one in the act? Your kids will have a great time building their own Leprechaun Trap and trying to catch their very own leprechaun.
BEWARE! Leprechauns are not easy to catch. They just might escape your trap and get into mischief.
Leprechaun trap ideas are a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Kids make traps from everyday household items and try to lure the leprechaun into the trap with gold and other treats. Traps are set the night before St. Patrick’s Day and the fun is to wait to see if you’re actually able to the mischievous creature.
How to Catch a Leprechaun: Catching a leprechaun is all about incorporating everything leprechauns love into a trap. Their top 5 favorite things are gold, rainbows, the color green, top hats and candy.
Easy Solution: Many of these recipes call for the use of household items and provide a simple, but effective solution to your pesky leprechaun problem.
Materials: Although many of these recipes call for household items, if you need to buy any of the materials, check out the dollar store first to maintain a simple and affordable craft day for your kids.
Don’t forget: After all of their hard work crafting a creative leprechaun trap, your kids will be very confused when they wake up without a leprechaun in their trap. Don’t forget to provide them with a clue or note to indicate that a leprechaun was in the trap but found a sneaky way out.
Easy Leprechaun Traps
Catching a leprechaun is a daunting task, but these easy leprechaun traps provide simple and fun ways to catch one of the mischievous beings this St. Patrick’s Day. Keep reading to learn how to turn household items into a fun holiday experience for your household or classroom.
Cereal Box Leprechaun Trap
This leprechaun trap is a fun St. Patrick's Day craft to do with the kids, and most of the supplies you’ll probably already have on hand.