Pot of Gold

Check out our simple St. Patrick’s Day craft that places a pot-of-gold at the end of a rainbow as a door handle decoration! While this craft is perfect for younger kids, the older ones will also find it a whole lot of fun to do.

Pot of Gold - Fun, Free St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids

What You Need

  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • 1 sheet of yellow and 1 sheet of green construction paper
  • Black marker
  • Markers for each color of the rainbow
  • Gold and green glitter (optional)
  • Glue or tape


  1. Cut a half-circle into the bottom of the plate.

  3. Cut out two pie-shaped pieces on the edge of the plate where the half-circle’s corners line up.

    Pot of Gold - St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids


  5. Have your child color a rainbow that follows the arch of the half-circle

  7. Color the rest of the plate with black marker and be sure to color in a pot rim at the corners of the half-circle

    Free St. Patrick's Day Crafts - Pot of Gold


  9. Take the yellow construction paper and cut out a shape that resembles a pile of coins, making it as long as the diameter of the half-circle.

  11. Run a clear glue stick over the “pile of coins” and sprinkle gold glitter over the construction paper to make it look real!

  13. Glue or tape this to the back of the paper plate with the glittery side facing frontward.

  15. Cut out the shape of a shamrock from the green construction paper and glue it to the center of the pot. Optionally glue green glitter to it.

    Cut and Paste Shamrock



  17. Hang it on any door knob in the house!

    Pot of Gold St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids


Have fun making these crafts with your children! They are a pot-of-fun!

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