If your looking for free printable Leprechaun trap signs to catch those sneaky leprechauns on Saint Patrick’s Day this year, you’ll love these!
Setting your own leprechaun trap is a fun way to have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day with your kids this year! The best way to catch a pesky leprechaun has not yet been determined, but whether you decide to set a simple leprechaun trap, or something more elaborate, your kids are sure to remember the St. Patrick’s day fun for years to come!
A great way to set a unique leprechaun trap, is to use the free printable signs included in this blog post! So make sure to keep reading for lots of good luck and great tips on catching your pesky little leprechaun this year!
How to Use these Free Printable Leprechaun Trap Signs
Free printables are a fun and simple way to create budget friendly holiday traditions in your home! Your kids will have so much fun thinking of leprechaun trap ideas, and waking up to see if they caught their little leprechaun.
Dreaming up easy leprechaun trap ideas will soon be one of your family’s favorite things! Make sure you grab your printable kit below.
To use these free printable Leprechaun trap signs, fill out the form below with your email and you will immediately receive a digital file. You can then download your printable and print it out on regular printer paper, or add some green construction paper to the back for an extra festive look. For best results, print your letter out on a thicker paper like cardstock.
Homemade Leprechaun Trap Ideas
There’s no need to spend a lot of money creating your Leprechaun trap project! In fact, you can make homemade leprechaun traps using common household items like cereal boxes, brochure paper, a traditional box, or even create a lego Leprechaun trap!
The first thing you need to do before heading to bed the night before your St. Patrick’s Day celebration is to set a fun trap to capture a leprechaun. The best part is that your trap does not need to be complicated! In fact, the simpler the better in most cases when creating memories with small children.
Set your own trap by setting out some chocolate gold coins or Lucky charms. You can make your own pot of gold by purchasing very affordable little black pots or cauldrons at most dollar stores.
Use pipe cleaners to create the end of a rainbow where the pot of gold will await the capture of the leprechaun. You can even create a printable card that says “free gold” to entice your leprechaun even more!
Create a rainbow path using different colors of construction paper, add cotton balls to make clouds, and add some free gold coins as a little surprise to trap those magical little guys!
You can set the St. Patrick’s day mood by playing Irish music and decorating your home in a St Patricks day color…GREEN everywhere!
There are so many fun ideas to create your end of the rainbow and trap your sneaky little leprechaun! Check out some more leprechaun trap ideas here.
Supplies Needed for your Leprechaun Trap
There are so many different craft supplies and fun ideas for your Leprechaun trapping mechanisms! These are simply suggestions to get you started and totally optional.
- Chocolate Coins
- Popsicle sticks
- Hot Glue
- Top Hats
- Green Paper
- Paper straws
- Paper rolls
- Coloring Page
- Pots of Gold
- Lucky Charms
- Four-leaf Clovers
- Leprechaun Hat
- Heavier weight card stock
- Green felt
- Plastic gold coins or Silver coins
- Glue stick
- White Craft Glue
- Printable Leprechaun Trap Signs (Instant Download, Fill out the form below)
What’s Included in these Free Printable Leprechaun Trap Signs
These super cute St. Patty’s Day printable Leprechaun trap signs will help you make memories for your kids! It’s free for your personal use and can be used in so many different ways.
Once you fill out the form above, you will receive an email with the PDF to download.
The Free Printable Leprechaun Trap Signs read:
Free Pot of Gold Here
Trick your leprechaun by hiding a pot of gold just beyond a secret trap door!
This Way to the End of the Rainbow
Lead your leprechaun visitor down a rainbow slide to your trap!
Trick your leprechauns by offering a sweet welcome to your home!
Lucky Charms Over Here
Entice those little Leprechauns with their favorite treats!
Your kids will love designing their leprechaun trap and checking on it the next morning! Keep reading for some ideas of treats to leave behind with your printable leprechaun letter.
More Ideas for your Leprechaun House Visit
There’s no need to feel like you have to go overboard for this little leprechaun surprise, but if you’re looking for more ways for your leprechaun to create mischief, here a few easy ideas.
- Leave a Letter from your Leprechaun: This free printable Leprechaun Letter to Child is the perfect extra touch to leave behind after your “failed” attempt at capturing your little creature.
- Serve green eggs and ham: A St. Paddy’s Day tradition for many, serving green food can be a fun surprise for your leprechaun to leave behind. Plus, an added bonus is that breakfast is planned and done!
- Dye Milk Green: Serve breakfast with a side of green milk! This is a very easy way to add some extra green to your morning breakfast.
- Make Lucky Charm Pancakes: Have you seen these adorably delicious Lucky Charm pancakes before? Add them to the menu and your kids will definitely be thanking your leprechaun!
- Place Green Footprints: Use construction paper to create tiny green footprints throughout your home, to prove that the little leprechaun was in fact here!
- Dye the Toilet Water Green: Another popular idea for leprechaun mischief is to add green food coloring to the toilet bowl. Your kids (especially boys) will find this pretty funny!
Get the Free Printable Leprechaun Trap Signs by filling out the form at the bottom of the page!
No matter how you decide to use your free printable Leprechaun Trap signs, your kids will squeal in delight when they wake up to find out that they had a special visitor! It’s the perfect way to add a little fun to the holiday!
More Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables
My goal is always to help you create simple memories and fun ideas with your family, using free printables. Make sure you check out my free printable Leprechaun letter to child here and grab that too!
Kids of all ages will always look forward to setting up a little leprechaun trick this time of year!
I’d love to hear how you used your free printable leprechaun trap signs. What are some popular ideas that you do around your house to show that the leprechaun stopped by?