Easy Rainbow and Pot of Gold Craft


The other day I realized that I have office stickers in almost every color of the rainbow left over from other projects and that gave me an idea.  I went to the dollar store and bought some gold seals that are meant to be put on the flaps of envelopes.


This was a really easy project. We just arranged the office stickers into a rainbow shape, cut a pot shape from construction paper, and used the seals to represent gold coins.


Our finished projects:

To go along with our project we read The Story of the Leprechaun about a leprechaun and shoemaker who is so good at what he does that he collects a big pot of gold. Unfortunately, one of his customers would like the pot of gold for himself and traps the leprauchaun. The clever leprauchaun tricks the greedy man and relocates his pot of gold to the end of the rainbow where it will be safe.
Our shape leprechauns would be another great project for this book:

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13 comments:

  1. Cute! I think I have all stickers, except for the gold ones...I'll see if my son would like to do this.

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  3. Sorry forgot to leave you the link... What fun and simple ideas!! I am pining and will be trying them out! I have started a new St. Patrick's Day Linky party and would love if you get a chance to link up any of your St. Patrick's Day activities! Hope you have a wonderful week!!
    http://www.mamaofmanyblessings.com/2013/02/50-st-patricks-day-ideas.html

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  4. I'm going to link this up . . . it would be fun to see what my kiddo and my students did if just given the materials! LOVE the idea of re-purposing items on-hand. Thanks. Hope your week is going well. :)

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    1. I loved how their projects turned out. My daughter skipped the rainbow altogether and just made lots of pots of gold. :)

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  5. What a fun idea! I like that it's simple enough to avoid frustration in the kiddos, and really cute too!

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    1. Yes, definitely a low intimidation craft!

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  6. What a cool project! I am sharing it with my Facebook readers here: https://www.facebook.com/LivingLifeIntentionally

    Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Look forward to seeing you again this week,
    Beth =-)

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  7. Adorable! You do so many great crafts. I will be featuring this on The Sunday Showcase this week.

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  8. Thanks for sharing this on Tuesday Tots! I’m featuring it this week on Learn with Play at home. Have a great day :)

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  9. Thanks for sharing on Tuesday Tots last week. I am featuring your post (also) this week on In Lieu of Preschool: http://www.inlieuofpreschool.com/color-activities-for-kids/ Please feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Off to pin! Thanks again for sharing!

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  10. Love this project, the stickers are SUCH a clever and kid friendly way to do it -- I think I have a stash of those Hallmark gold crown stickers somewhere, will have to dig them out for my 6 year old. I know she would love making one of these! Thank you so much for linking up and sharing on my blog today!!

    Warmly,
    Pink and Green Mama
    MaryLea

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  11. This is such a great activity for kids of all ages!! I love how simple it is yet I can see my girls having a blast doing it! Thanks for sharing!!

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