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St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

In just a few simple steps you can make your own small candy dish Leprechaun hat for St. Patty’s Day!  Use any disposable cup you want and decorate the outside with construction paper.   This a fun craft that kids can help you make!

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

Materials Needed:

  • Disposable Cup
  • Construction Paper
  • Pipe Cleaner
  • Ruler
  • Hot Glue or Tacky Glue
  • Gem
  • Ribbon
  • Gold Sparkle Paper

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering the materials you will need. Cut a strip of construction paper to the length you will need to wrap around your disposable cup.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

2. Glue the ends of the paper and insert the cup.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

3. Cut a circle for the brim of the hat.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

4. Glue the paper cylinder onto the circle.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

5. Add ribbon and gold sparkle paper to the hat.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

6. To make the shamrock cut a pipe cleaner in half.  Form a heart at the end of one half.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

7. Cut the half, in half again, form a second heart and attach it to the original pipe cleaner.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

8. Form a final heart and attach it to the pipe cleaner.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

9. Place a gem in the center and glue it onto the cup.

St. Patty's Day Candy Dish

St. Patty’s Day Candy Dish

 

Tutorial Designer Sarah Forhan

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