November 12, 2022
St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cereal Craft for Preschoolers

St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cereal Craft for Preschoolers


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Are you looking for a fun and simple way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your children this year? After putting our corned beef and cabbage in the crock pot, we love to make creative and festive St Patricks Day crafts like this super cute¬†pot of gold craft that uses cereal to work on name recognition. This st patricks day idea is handy for toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and¬†preschool st patricks crafts. Try this fun¬†st patrick’s day crafts for preschoolers this March!

Super cute pot of gold craft that uses cereal to work on name recognition. This st patricks day idea is handy for toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and preschool st patricks crafts. Try this fun st patrick's day crafts for preschoolers this March as part of st patricks day preschool or st patricks day kindergarten themes.

Pot of gold craft

This pot of gold crafts is such a fun, simple¬†St Patrick’s Day Crafts that also Use this st patrick’s day activities for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and grade 1 students to practice identifying their names. This cute¬†name craft is perfect for marking in March to celebrate Saint Patricks Day with kids! Use this fun for a¬†st patricks day preschool or a¬†st patricks day kindergarten project for kids.

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this march craft for kids! Use it at home, in the classroom, or as a St Patricks day art project in your homeschool!

St Patrick's Day Pot of Gold Cereal Craft Supplies

Pot of gold craft preschool

This pot of gold craft for preschool is super simple and easy-to-make with common household items you probabaly already have at your house:


  • Black Construction Paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Green Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • Corn Pops Cereal
  • Glitter
cereal name craft for toddler, preschool, kindergarten

Pot of gold crafts for preschoolers

To make this fun st patricks day project start by drawing and cutting out a pot out of the black construction paper. Now glue the pot onto the green (or any color) construction paper.

Next you will glue Corn Pops cereal on top of the pot to look like gold nuggets. My son glued a few pieces of cereal at the bottom of the pot too. He said that there were so many pieces of gold in his pot that it began overflowing and falling out.

use glue and glitter to write your childs name to help them with name recognition

St patrick’s day pot of gold craft

Then, write your name on the center of the pot and trace over it with glue. Finally, sprinkle glitter on top of the glue and let the glue dry. Carefully shake the excess glitter off the paper.

St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold Cereal Craft for toddler, preschool, kindergarten great for name recognition in March

Pot of gold art project for preschoolers

While creating this St. Patrick’s Day craft, your child will practice skills such as cutting, but you can also incorporate learning activities too:

  • Read books to learn all about St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland.
  • Before gluing the pieces of Corn Puff cereal onto the paper, have your child practice counting the pieces. My son grouped the pieces into groups and learned how to count by 5’s and 10’s.
  • After making the craft, hide the pot of gold and give your child directions on how to find it.

Pot of gold craft ideas

Making crafts like this St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cereal Craft is a fun way for kids to celebrate the holiday and learn all about St. Patrick’s Day.

FREE Pot of Gold Letter Sounds Game - Kids will have fun learning their ABCs and the sounds they make this March with this FREE Pot of Gold Letter Sounds Game perfect for St Patricks Day with prek, kindergartners, and first graders. #stpatricksday #kindergarten #grade1 #alphabet #phonics  st patricks day alphabet tracing find the letter st patricks day worksheets

St Patricks Day Worksheets

We’ve got handy St Patricks day worksheets, printable literacy games, practice tracing, march creative writing, and lots more fun ways to learn in March.

FREE-Lucky-Leprechaun-Factors-Game FREE St Patricks Day Worksheets -Make practicing addition fun with these clever,  NO PREP, and free St Patricks Day Addition Worksheets for kindergarten and first graders. #stpatricksdayforkids #stpatricksdayprintables #addition #kindergarten #Homeschool place-value-printable-for-2nd-grade-math st patricks day math color by hundreds cahrt

St patrick’s day math activities

Have you ever tried making a Rainbow in a Jar project? If you haven't tried this classic density experiment, I'm going to show you how easy it is to make with a few common household items! This rainbow science experiment is so pretty and will amaze your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Try this rainbow experiment as part of a weather theme, St Patricks Day activity, a rainbow theme or a spring activity for kids.  Celebrate Saint Patricks Day with this fun leprechaun rocks activity. This Leprechaun Rocks Science Experiment is an engaging way for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students to play and explore with a st patricks day activity in March. This st patricks day science  is a fun baking soda and vinegar expermient which produces a fun WOW experinece for little learners! st patricks day shamrock science st patricks day science

St Patricks Day Science

leprechaun slime Get ready for a REALLY fun st patricks day activity with this gold slime! It is super quick and EASY to make this gold glitter slime that looks so cool as it oozes, stretches, and drips. Use this outrageously FUN st patrick's day activities for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students! But watch out or sneaky Leprechauns may try to steal your gold!If your kids love slime - they are going to flip over making Rainbow Slime! Use this rainbow activity for kids as part of your next rainbow theme for spring or summer. This colorful slime recipe is also a really fun St Patricks day activity, a weather activity, or a color theme too!   Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade and 4th grade students will love this rainbow art ideas. Just follow our simple rainbow slime recipe and we will show you how to make rainbow slime. st patricks day playodugh

St Patricks Day Activities

This super cute Shamrock craft is such a fun, easy-to-make st patricks day craft to make in March. All you need are a few common supplies like yard for this st patrick's day activities preschool, toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders. This happy shamrock is sure to be a favorite shamrock art projects idea. Looking for a really fun and easy-to-make shamrock craft? This cute St Patricks Day Art project uses a template to make this st Patrick's day preschool craft simple enough for toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. All you need is black glue and colorful sharpie markers to make a truly beautiful four leaf clover or rainbow suncatcher craft. Simply download pdf file with st patrick's day printable and you are ready to get crafty! pot of gold st patricks day craft

St Patricks Crafts

Have fun this Saint Patrick's Day with this free printable St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt. Kids will enjoy walking around the neighborhood, their house, or a store as they get some exercise and have fun looking for the items on their scavenger hunt for kids. This is such a fun st patrick's day activities for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students. Simply download pdf file with St Patrick's Day Printables and have fun searching for different items such as a rainbow, pot of gold or clover in March. Learn about Ireland for Kids with these Free printable Ireland Mini Books. This beautiful green country, known as the Emerald Isle, is the only country that has a musical instrument - the harp - as a national symbol. Due to its history with wars, there are many castles dotted throughout the country which were used to protect families from invaders. Download the pdf file to print the book template to teach about Ireland; their way of life, the culture, landmarks and interests. They will also learn about St. Patrick's Day and lots of Irish traditions.  with pre k, kindergarten, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5 students. Fun-st-patricks-day-books-for-kids March-Stories-for-Kids

St Patrick’s Day Printables

Free-printable-French-Fry-Name-Recogntion-Activity-For-Preschool-and-Kindergarten 28 Name Activities for Kids 

Preschool Name Ideas

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