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Paper Plate St Patrick’s Day Unicorn Craft

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An easy paper plate St Patrick’s Day unicorn craft that combines the love for unicorns with the luckiest day of the year.

I see unicorns popping up everywhere on Facebook and Pinterest. I must say they are not big in our families as boys aren’t so impressed by these magical creatures.

Nevertheless I decided to craft one. And with St Patrick’s Day just around the corner, I came up with a lucky unicorn.

Paper plate St Patricks Day unicorn craft for kids

It’s super easy to make, especially with the right tools (shamrock and heart punches).

This is not our first unicorn, we started with this paper plate unicorn craft and created unicorns for other holidays:

For more St Patrick’s Day ideas, make sure to check out this shape leprechaun or this paper plate wreath craft that you can use to decorate your house or classroom. 

Paper plate St Patrick’s Day unicorn

Shamrock unicorn craft

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Step 1: Cut out the unicorn horn from gold cardstock paper. Wrap green yarn around the horn and glue it to the back of the horn.

Glue the horn to the back of the paper plate.

Step 2: Use a black marker to draw the unicorn’s eyes and mouth.

unicorn craft

Step 3: Use two shades of green cardstock paper and a heart and shamrock punch to make two little hearts and a bunch of little shamrocks.

Glue the shamrocks onto the paper plate, above the eyes and the hearts in the middle of the paper plate, one on each side of the mouth.

Step 4: Cut out the ears using white and yellow cardstock paper and glue them to the top of the paper plate, one on each side of the horn.

Paper plate unicorn craft

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