Learn to make popsicle stick leprechauns for a enjoyable and simple St. Patrick’s Day craft.
If you happen to’re on the lookout for a St. Patrick’s Day craft, I’ve obtained an excellent enjoyable thought for you. Let’s make popsicle stick leprechauns! At Christmas time, I made popsicle stick nutcrackers and so they had been simply so darn cute that I believed I’d strive making leprechauns too. And I love how they turned out. These little males have a lot character and had been so enjoyable to make. Let me present you how one can make your individual popsicle stick leprechauns.
- 9 Small Craft Sticks (2.5 inches lengthy)
- Two Regular Craft Sticks (4.5 inches lengthy)
- Scorching Glue + Glue Sticks
- Craft Paint (two shades of inexperienced, black and orange/pink)
- Small Paint Brushes
- Paint Pens (I used white, gold and black)
Step 1: Glue the craft sticks collectively within the order proven on this picture:
You possibly can mess around a bit of bit with proportion right here. Every of the leprechauns I made are barely totally different. One has actually lengthy legs and one has actually brief ones. It’s form of enjoyable to offer every leprechaun his personal character.
Step 2: The stick used for the hat brim seems to be a bit of too huge for my part, so I minimize it down a bit with a pointy pair of scissors.
Step 3: Paint the legs and middle stick of the chest one shade of inexperienced. Paint the arms and jacket space the opposite shade of inexperienced, leaving the arms wooden shade. Paint the hat inexperienced. Add orange hair and and orange beard (and bushy eyebrows… non-obligatory, however darling). Paint the underside of the lengthy popsicle sticks black so that they appear like boots.
Step 4: As soon as the paint is dry, use Sharpie markers, paint pens and coloured pencils so as to add a face and the entire enjoyable clothes particulars like buttons and buckles and shoelaces, and so on.
And that’s all it takes to make your individual cute little leprechauns out of wood craft sticks. Such an ideal craft for St. Patrick’s Day, don’t you assume?
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