How to Catch a Leprechaun

I’m not sure exactly how it started, but my boys (and now Bettijo’s girls too) spend the month of March trying to figure out how to catch a Leprechaun. Each year as they prepare their Leprechaun Traps it’s serious business. I can almost see the wheels churning in the minds of my little engineers — such an imaginative project that I’m certainly happy to encourage.

Fun St. Patricks Day Tradition - Set a Leprecahun Trap. See how at #stpatricksday #leprechaun #kidscrafts

For this month’s craft in Raising Arizona Kids magazine, we shared Liam’s trap idea from last year. Unfortunately the Leprechaun escaped, but Liam is in the process of perfecting his design for this year’s trap.

Fun St. Patricks Day Tradition - Set a Leprecahun Trap. See how at #stpatricksday #leprechaun #kidscrafts

To learn how to get your kids in on the fun check out our article at

About Aimée

Aimée was a co-founder of Paging Supermom. Although she dreams in pink, she wouldn’t trade her two energetic boys for anything. Between using The Force on surrounding battle droids and flying to infinity and beyond, Aimée enjoys squeezing in some personal creative time. With a background in advertising, marketing and design, she is proud to stay home raising her boys.


2 Responses to How to Catch a Leprechaun
  1. Debbie says:

    Absolutely adorable and genius. I can’t believe he didn’t catch one! Better luck this year, Liam!

  2. […] friendly, but we have a lot of fun traditions that our kids look forward to like setting up a leprechaun trap — each year they try to catch one of the little Leprechauns that come and cause trouble in […]

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