Pot O Gold Windsock Craft

Easy Pot O Gold Windsock for kids to make

You’ll find your pot-o-gold flying in the breeze with this fun and easy Pot-O-Gold Windsock from the Free Kids Crafts Team. Fun craft for kids to make to decorate their porch or trees. Also a great project to teach to a group to make and take home to show their colors.

Trivia:

According to legend, the leprechaun must give this treasure away to anyone who captures him. But this little fellow won’t let his treasure slip away easily. The story goes that the sneaky leprechaun can fool a person into looking away for an instant. And just like that, he vanishes into his forest home and takes his treasure with him. Source: CBC Kids – The legend of the Leprechaun

Supplies
  • Two Large Black Plastic Plates
  • Yellow Plastic Plate
  • Green Plastic Plate
  • Green, Red, Yellow and Blue Plastic Tablecloths
  • Heart Punch
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Tacky Glue
  • 8″ of Cord
Instructions
  1. We used plastic plates and tablecloth to make a project that can be displayed outside. You can substitute construction paper and crepe paper for an indoor decoration.
  2. Cut strips from the tablecloths to make streamers.
  3. Print pattern for pot by clicking on the template below.
  4. Staple all around the outline to the bottom of black plastic plates.  You can probably double it and cut two at a time.
  5. Cut circles out of the yellow plastic plate. Trace around a small lid to make it easier.
  6. Glue coins in a bunch to one of the pot pieces, extending above the top.
  7. Glue streamers hanging from the bottom.
  8. Glue the second pot piece on top to sandwich the glued streamers between them.
  9. Glue on cord for hanging.
  10. Punch hearts out of the green plate and glue them to the pot arranging in a shamrock shape.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print in the correct size

 

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