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St. Patricks Day

You’ve found the pot of gold with our St Patricks Day craft ideas!

Leprechaun Garden

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Ever wanted to see a Leprechaun? Lure them in by creating this cute little garden full of greenery and of course a pot of gold.
  • Step 1 Paint your papier mache flowerpot gold and allow to dry. 
  • Step 2 Using your flowerpot as a guide tip it over and trace around the rim on a piece of decofoam then cut out using scissors. 
  • Step 3 Paint the decofoam green, and a bell cup black. These pieces will act as the base for your Leprechaun Garden and the pot of gold. 
  • Step 4 Cut a piece of spider mesh and wrap around your decofoam, pinning it at the back to secure it. 
  • Step 5 Using toothpicks and black jute twine tie knots around the toothpicks and form a ladder, use the image above as a guide
  • Step 6 Secure the toothpick ladder onto your flowerpot by sticky taping it on the inside. Then place your decofoam wrapped in spider mesh on top.
  • Step 7 Dip cotton balls into PVA glue then roll in glitter. Sit aside and allow to dry.
  • Step 8 Place the cotton balls into the bell cup. Complete by adding on a handle with some black twine and gold sequins.
  • Step 9 Gather a variety of flowers, leaves and branches from your garden and place them onto your flowerpot. To make them stand, push them firmly into the decofoam underneath.
  • Step 10 Finish by creating a path with coral sand and some gold touches with glitter and pieces from the metallic gold botanicals pack.

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue
Optional
Product Code: 10364 250ml
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Cup Sequins - Multi
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Product Code: 11126 50g Pack
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Cotton Balls - White
Optional
Product Code: 11252 Pack of 240
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Papier Mache Flowerpot
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Product Code: 12846  
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CleverPatch Soft Printing Sheets - A4
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Product Code: 13092 Pack of 30
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Matchsticks - Natural
Optional
Product Code: 13742 Pack of 3,000
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5 or more $8.24 (inc GST) $7.49 (ex GST)          
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Jute Twine - Thick
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Product Code: 14275 140 Metres
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Bell Cups
Optional
Product Code: 14672 Pack of 10
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Product Code: 14789 9 Metres
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CleverPatch Fine Glitter - Gold
Optional
Product Code: 15148 145g Shaker Tub
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Product Code: 15494 Pack of 6
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Product Code: 15518 Each
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Product Code: 16885 75ml
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Product Code: 16888 75ml
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Product Code: 16913 75ml
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Product Code: 17520 Pack of 10
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Coral Sand
Optional
Product Code: 17823 500g Pack
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5 or more $8.79 (inc GST) $7.99 (ex GST)          
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