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! 

Lucky the Leprechaun Treasure Hunt

According to legend, the night before St. Patrick’s Day, the Leprechaun comes out and causes all kinds of mischief. The kids will have so much fun in the morning going around the house seeing what trouble Lucky has caused.

We try to catch Lucky the Leprechaun by building a Leprechaun Trap, but he’s pretty smart! Let’s see if we can catch him!

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

Lucky the Leprechaun

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

Puppies caught by Lucky the Leprechaun

Oh no…the pups! Lucky quickly puts Tiki and Jackson in the room and keeps them there with the magical rainbow rope.

But what’s this? He left us a note…

Note left by Lucky the Leprechaun

Teeny tiny letters from Lucky…

Lucky the Leprechaun Note

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

Lucky the Leprechaun has made a mess with green milk and Lucky Charms

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

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

Lucky the Leprechaun makes a mess in the sink

Using his green lasso, he climbs up to the sink, proceeds to make a mess with the shaving cream and leaves glitter everywhere!

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

Time for bed for Lucky the Leprechaun

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!

Lucky is rested and off to find his treasure!

How to Build a Leprechaun Trap

The gold treasure has been spotted!

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!

Bucket of Treats left by the Leprechaun

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

How to Build a Leprechaun Trap

Lucky the Leprechaun Treasure Hunt Details

How to Make a Leprechaun Trap – instructions HERE

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 gold wrappers are from chocolate coins

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.
  • Shaving cream and a shaver complete the bath

Treat Bucket

Fill the bucket with any green items you like, here is what we used –

  • Bucket – found at Party City
  • Glow Sticks and Necklaces
  • Fun Dip Candy
  • Green Bear – found at Party City
  • Green Rubber Duck – found at Party City
  • Green Ball – found at Party City
  • Pen and Pencil – found at Party City
  • Green Whistle – found at Party City
  • Rolo Candy

Lucky’s Signs

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