Lucky the Leprechaun Treasure Hunt

This is the story of Lucky the Leprechaun. Lucky is frantically searching for his gold. He makes his way around the house, of course making a mess along the way!

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With Lucky’s green foot prints and a trail of green glitter…he enters our home…

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Up to steps he goes…

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And with his green lasso, he enters through the door.

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Oh no…Rocky the dog! Lucky quickly puts Rocky in the office and keeps him there with the magical rainbow rope.  But what’s this? He left us a note…

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Teeny tiny letters from Lucky…

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And Lucky the Leprechaun begins his hunt for the treasure…but first, some refreshment to get him started…

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Lucky heads into the kitchen where he finds his favorite treat…Lucky Charms and milk!

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Now that his little tummy his full, he must clean up a bit…

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Using his green lasso, he climbs up to the sink, grabs his little green towel and proceeds to make a mess with the shaving cream!

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Now that Lucky is nice and clean, he’s getting a little tired.

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So he unrolls his bed and takes a little nap…but first, he has a little snack, and of course leaves the gold wrappers laying in the bed!

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Lucky is rested and off to find his treasure!

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The gold treasure has been spotted!

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But even with his green lasso, Lucky can’t seem to reach the gold. He knows if he climbs the ladder, he will surely fall into the pot of gold and be trapped!

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So he leaves a bucket full of treats for the family and is on his way to find more treasure!

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Lucky the Leprechaun Treasure Hunt Details

Leprechaun Trap

  • Green bucket filled with plastic gold coins, both from Walmart
  • Sticks from the yard, hot glued together for the ladder

Tiny Letters

  • Cut paper 1+3/4 wide by 3 inches long
  • Fold in half lengthwise, but ONLY crease a tiny bit on each end just for a reference point
  • Fold a triangle in on each side of the paper, creating a point. Repeat on opposite end.
  • Fold the points in on one side, and then fold the other side over to create the envelope
  • To seal, drip melted wax {we used a green candle}
  • Write a note on flat piece of paper and address another envelope, if you like

Trap the Animals

  • Cut construction or scrapbook paper in rainbow colors into strips. I used 1 1/2 wide by 6 inches long.
  • Create a paper chain

Lucky’s Bed

  • Terrycloth wash cloths work well, you can also use fabric of any kind.
  • The pillow is a cut piece of white wash cloth, sewed around the sides and filled with popcorn kernels
  • The gold wrappers are from Rolo candy

Lucky’s Breakfast

  • Lucky Charms served in a small ramekin and a small votive glass filled with green milk

Lucky’s Bath

  • Fill sink with water and add several drops of green coloring.
  • Sprinkle with glitter.
  • Green lasso is rope from Hobby Lobby and a Shamrock formed out of pipe cleaner
  • Green towel cut from a terrycloth wash cloth
  • Shaving cream and a shaver complete the bath

Treat Bucket

We shopped around Walmart and picked up items that were green, here is what we found…

  • Ring pops {at the check out}
  • Fruit by the Foot
  • Emerald Breakfast on the go
  • Strawberry Kiwi Kool-Aid
  • Gum – Orbit and Extra Fruit Sensations
  • Air Heads
  • Sour Skittles
  • Green Apple Twizzler Licorice
  • Bottles of green Kool-Aid
  • Bottle of bubbles

Lucky’s Signs

Thank you for the inspiration…Treasure Hunt from Craft Interrupted and Letters from Leafcutter Designs

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Comments

  1. Charity L. says:

    Oh my…that is too cute! My daughter will love it.

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