Pot of Gold Craft

Finished Craft
Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Craft
Supplies Needed
Supplies for Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Craft

Supplies Needed: Construction Paper – Scissors – Glue or Tape – Toilet Paper Roll

Some of the most fun crafts that you can do with your child are some of the most simplest. Small children and toddlers may love to have craft time, but they enjoy having a craft that they can be involved with. This simple craft has the young ones in mind with them being able to help with most of it.
Step 1: The first step of the craft is not something that a young child or toddler will want to do, or rather it is not likely something that you want them to do. You need to cut a toilet paper roll. To make the pot of gold you only need one-third of a toilet paper roll. You and your child can make three pots of gold with just one toilet paper roll. If you want your child involved in this part have them help you draw a line around the toilet paper roll where they would like you to cut. Step 1
Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Craft Step 1
Step 2: The next part of cutting can involve your child because it is cutting construction paper. You two will need to cut out one strip of black paper that is as tall as the piece of toilet paper roll and long enough to completely wrap around it. Cutting a strip is not too difficult and your child can help you guide the scissors. Next cut a circular shape and pile-of-gold-coins shape of yellow paper. Even if you do not have your child helping directly with the cutting you can always involve them by asking for their input. Step 2
Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Craft Step 2
Step 3: This step they can do will little assistance. Have them put glue on the outside of the toilet paper roll and tape one side of the strip in place. This way they can easily get the rest of the strip to wrap around the glue and stick to the toilet paper roll. Help them secure with glue or tape the yellow circular shape in the middle of the pot of gold and the pile-of-gold-coins shape to the inside side of the pot of gold. Step 3
Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Craft Step 3
Step 4: Since this craft does not have that many steps involved it is an easy task for young children to do themselves and works well in large groups of children. Also, because it takes so few supplies it is easy to justify making lots of these with different variations of the pile of gold and you can even add decorations to the outside of the pot of gold to make it more interesting. You and your child can have extra fun deciding how you want to customize their personal pot of gold. Step 4
Leprechaun's Pot of Gold Craft
Leprechaun Craft: You might also enjoy making a leprechaun craft to go with the pot of gold. It is very fun to make and will give the pot of gold someone to protect it. Leprechaun
Leprechaun with Pot of Gold Craft