My boys and I found this Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate Spinner crafty to be magically delightful! We hope this idea helps you and your family have a little fun as you celebrate St. Patty’s Day.


  • Black and Yellow Craft Paper
  • Scissors (Safety Scissors for young children)
  • Paper Plate
  • Paint or Markers
  • Tape


Step 1: Grab a pair of scissors and cut your plate into a spiral. I recommend letting your kid do this themselves; this is a great opportunity for scissor practice! For younger children you can prep this by drawing a spiral on the back the plate for your little one to follow.


Step 2: Decorate your plate. We used dotter markers; however you can use paint, markers or crayons. My favorite paint dotters are Do A Dot. The markers are made perfect for little hands, the ink dries quickly and is mess free!

Step 3: Using craft paper; cut out a black pot and yellow coins for your pot of gold. Glue the gold pieces onto the pot in whatever fashion you like.

Step 4: Next, tape the pot to the end of the plate.  Now it’s ready to hang and twirler! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


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