Free Printable Build A Leprechaun Paper Doll | St. Patrick’s Day Activity!

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This free printable Build A Leprechaun Paper Doll is such a fun activity for St. Patrick’s Day! Use the free printable template to make your very own leprechaun! In fact, you can make five different leprechauns using the various pieces – awesome right?

Digital image of a"paper" leprechaun and the printable worksheet with various leprechaun pieces.

Over the years I’ve created a variety of printables – for crafts, parties, organisation, celebrations like Halloween, Christmas, and more! It makes me so happy to know that you LOVE them as much as I love creating them! Here are 100+ Free Printables to download and use!

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Leprechaun Paper Doll

The build-a-leprechaun printable helps children with their cutting and pasting skills, as well as the opportunity to get creative with other materials too – like sticking on pieces of fabric, or using glitter glue, for example.

If my Leprechaun, whom I’ve called Paddy, looks familiar, it’s because he comes from the same family of Christmas characters I’ve made over the years. I think I’ve finally found my own style, and I’m so excited to design different characters!

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Build a Leprechaun

As with [most of] my printables, they are available in two paper sizes – A4 and US Letter (8.5″ x 11″).

Download your chosen printable from the list further down the page (they’re surrounded by a purple box), and print onto thick paper or thin card. Cut the pieces out, then build Paddy the Leprechaun!

Included in this free printable paper leprechaun doll set are the following pieces:

  • Body (with facial features), Ears, Hair, Beard, Arms
  • Hat, Bow Tie, Shirt, Pants, Belt, Jacket (2 pieces), Shoes
  • Pot of Gold
  • Rainbow & Clouds (both not shown here).

Photos of the completed printable paper leprechaun are on their way! Printing issues are always the uh, issue, but I’ll be adding them as soon as possible!

I’ve created two sizes for Paddy the Leprechaun: Regular size, which is what you see below, with all of the pieces on one sheet of paper, and Large size with the pieces spread over several sheets.

Build a Leprechaun Paper Doll - Free Printable! A fun activity for kids on St. Patrick's Day - print off the Leprechaun pieces, cut out and use glue to assemble him! Great for practising cutting skills.

The regular size printable is for children that are more skilled at cutting. The large size should be a lot easier for younger children. Or you could cut them out for them. Of course, you know your children, so will know what suits them best!

Print the template onto thick paper or thin card and cut the pieces out. You can stick the pieces together using glue or tape. Or you could use a laminator and laminate the pieces and use them over and over again.

You could mount your leprechaun paper doll onto a larger piece of construction paper and use other craft materials to embellish it – furry material, glitter glue, googly eyes, sequins, buttons, tissue paper, for example.

Most of all, just have fun with this printable!

Mix up the pieces to create different Leprechauns!!


Handy Crafting Supplies (on Amazon) to Build-a-Leprechaun!


Other Buildable Characters!

I have lots of other buildable characters that you may like to download.

These links open in the same tab/window, so just right-click to open in a new one and you’ll have them all ready to go!


The free printable(s) is (are) a PDF and can be opened with Adobe Reader which is free to use. Printables designed and created by The Purple Pumpkin Blog and its Designers are for PERSONAL USE ONLY and NOT FOR RESALE under any circumstances. Please read full Terms and Conditions. You are welcome to print these free printables at a print shop if you don’t have a printer at home, however, some print shops may not print licensed characters. Colours may vary slightly on printing due to different screen and printer settings. You may share this free printable blog post on social media, including Pinterest; as well as share it on your blog/website with a link back to this blog post. Please DO NOT share the PDF on social media or on your blog/website. If you use any of my printables it would be awesome to know about it! Post a picture on the social media platform that you hang out on, and follow me: FacebookTwitterInstagram or Pinterest! Use the hashtag #TPPBprintables so I can find you! I hope you enjoy these free printables!