St. Patrick’s Day Crafts :: A Little Bit of Luck and a Pot of Gold!


The weather is warming up and the rain continues to fall! So what to do with a rainy day and a busy toddler, plus a newborn? Craft time! With a little bit of luck you can create your own pot of gold – three toddler approved crafts and one for those newborn toes too! These are perfect St. Patrick’s Day crafts! 

Pot of Gold 

Supplies: Paper, markers or crayons, and finger paint

  • Step 1: When the kids are in bed, cut out your own pot of gold with black construction paper or draw your own with markers or crayons. 
  • Step 2: Put yellow finger paint on a paper plate. 
  • Step 3: Prepare toddler for finger painting! Model how to dip your fingers in the paint to create the gold for your pot. 
  • Step 4: Have toddler add as many gold coins to the pot as they wish! 
  • Step 5: After paint drys add a rainbow with your crayons or markers. 

Gold Slime Sensory Activity

Supplies: Slime activator, gold glitter glue

  • Step 1: Mix entire bottle of gold glitter glue with 1/3 cup of slime activator 
  • Step 2: Add various items to slime and let your toddler get busy! 

(The slime was even better the following day after it has settled!) 

St. Patrick's Day Crafts :: A Little Bit of Luck and a Pot of Gold!

Handprint (or footprint!) Shamrock 

Supplies: Paper, markers or crayons, and finger paint

  • Step 1: Paint one infant foot green and place in the middle of a piece of paper
  • Step 2: Continue step one until you have four footprints to create a 4 leaf shamrock!

Which St. Patrick’s Day crafts are your favorite?


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Brittany Conner
Brittany is a Columbia mom from Chattanooga, TN. She has lived in the Midlands the past 5 years with her husband and dogs. Since then, they have added two precious girls to their family and more pups! Brittany is a former elementary school teacher. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a major in middle grades education and then went on to receive her masters in education. After the birth of her first daughter in 2021, she decided it was best for her family to stay home. Brittany is now a virtual marketing director, social media manager, and of course a mom. When not covered in milk and juggling house tasks, you can find Brittany attending her daughter’s dance class, visiting the local coffee shops, and at the Soda City Market almost every Saturday. Brittany loves the beach, walking her dogs, a matcha latte, and summertime. She can't wait to share her favorite things about Soda City and the daily in's and out's of motherhood.


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