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Need leprechaun trap ideas for St. Patrick’s Day? These tutorials will teach you just how to make a leprechaun trap so you can catch that sneaky little guy once and for all!
Leprechaun Trap Ideas
With a last name like O’Driscoll, St. Patrick’s Day is a pretty big deal in my family! My hubby is very proud of his Irish heritage and it has definitely rubbed off on me. Plus, it’s a great excuse to makes some St. Patrick’s Day cocktails, right?
Since we have kids though, it’s less about the cocktails and all about the leprechaun traps! My teen has gotten a little old for it but my little one LOVES trying to catch the little guy year after year. We haven’t been successful yet but this may just be our year!
I’m not sure what we’re going to come up with this year but I’ve been checking out these leprechaun trap ideas for inspiration. Maybe this is the year we finally get that gold!
Get a personalized letter from your leprechaun! Customize it with your child’s name for a fun St. Patrick’s Day surprise!
How Do You Make A Trap For A Leprechaun
There’s really no right or wrong way to make your trap. The end goal is to catch the leprechaun but you can do it with an elaborate setup or something quick and easy. If you’re going to make one though, here are a few supplies you may find useful…
- Leprechaun coins
- Green construction Paper
- Colored construction paper
- Green craft foam
- Popsicle sticks
- Gold glitter
- Glue gun
- Glue sticks
You might also like these fun extras:
What do you do when you catch a leprechaun?
There are all kinds of tips online for what to do if you’re lucky enough to catch a leprechaun. However, the one that’s most important is that you can’t take your eyes off him, even for a second. They are very fast and even more sneaky so the second you look away, he’ll be long gone!
What does a leprechaun leave in a trap?
Leprechauns are VERY good at escaping from traps but they do sometimes leave a little something behind. You might find chocolate coins, jewels or temporary tattoos. He’s even been known to leave a stuffed leprechaun in his place!
Ready to try to catch the little guy? Check out these fun leprechaun trap ideas and pick your favorite!
More St. Patrick’s Day Fun
- St. Patrick’s Day Marshmallow Pops
- Leprechaun Hat Cookies
- 25 Of The Best St. Patrick’s Day Treat Ideas
- St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Pages
Books You May Like:
- How To Catch A Leprechaun by Andy Wallace
- The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing
- That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting
Have you ever made your own leprechaun trap? Did you manage to catch a leprechaun?