Perfect for inspiring creativity and imaginative play, this pot of gold craft is fun for all ages and is a great way to bring the magic of the holiday home!
With a few simple supplies and our printable template, you can make an adorable pot of gold craft for kids in just minutes! Kids will love to paint their own unique rainbows and will be so excited to stick the gold coins to make the hidden treasure.
This pot of gold rainbow craft is a great craft idea to give kids an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day experience and also teach them the Irish traditions. Pair it with our easy popsicle stick Leprechaun craft for added fun.
You can make this rainbow and pot of gold craft with preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary school kids and this is a great craft project to improve their scissor skills.
Supplies you need to make a leprechaun rainbow pot of gold craft
- Rainbow pot of gold printable template
- Acrylic paint/color pencils
- White A4 thick construction paper
- Colored A4 cardstock
- One small paper strip
Steps to make a rainbow and pot of gold craft
Download the rainbow pot of gold craft template from our printable library by signing up for our newsletters below.
After you sign up, you will get an email to confirm your subscription and once you confirm, you will get another email with a link and password to access our printable library. Open the printable library and you will be able to find our pot of gold craft template under the section “St. Patrick’s Day”.
Print the template on thick white A4 construction paper. (We recommend using thick paper if kids are going to paint it to avoid it turning soggy. If they use color pencils, you don’t need a thick paper).
Kids can now paint the rainbow, the pot, the coins, and the shamrock leaves using acrylic paint. They can also color it using color pencils. They can be as creative as they want with the color of their rainbows and come up with their own unique ideas!
Once the paint dries, cut out the parts from the template. Kids may need help with cutting depending on their age and skill levels.
Stick the smaller side of the rainbow behind the tip of the pot.
Now, get a colored A4 cardstock and stick the pot on its bottom right. (Make sure you don’t glue the rainbow to the cardstock, but only the pot.)
Make a small paper roll using a paper strip and stick it behind the other edge of the rainbow. Stick the opposite side of the paper roll onto the cardstock. This gives the rainbow a 3D look by making it slightly elevated.
Now, stick the bigger cloud shape above the bigger side of the rainbow covering its straight edge.
Stick the gold coins on the top and around the black pot. Finally, decorate it by sticking the shamrock leaves and the small cloud shape.
Our beautiful pot of gold craft is ready!
Wasn’t it super easy?!
You may also want to check out the below craft ideas:
Paper plate rainbow craft for kids
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