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Terra-Cotta Leprechaun Hats


Get the kids involved in creating homemade St. Patrick's Day decorations. Terra-cotta leprechaun hats only require a few supplies and will bring a touch of Irish luck to the whole family. This craft is a hands-on project that's perfect for classroom parties or rainy day family fun!

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here's What You'll Need:

  • Terra-Cotta Pots
  • Green Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Black Ribbon
  • Gold Sequin Ribbon
  • Hot Glue Gun/Hot Glue Sticks
  • Plastic Gold Coins

Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Paint the entire outer surface of the terra-cotta pots green and allow them to dry.
  2. Set the pot upside down and secure a length of black ribbon around the pot with hot glue, just above the ridge.
  3. Cut thin lengths of the gold sequin ribbon to form a small square the same width as the black ribbon.
  4. Secure the gold sequin ribbon to the black ribbon with hot glue to create the belt buckle.
  5. Fill the leprechaun hats with festive plastic or chocolate coins!