Catching a classroom leprechaun sure can be tricky! We've rounded up our favorite leprechaun traps from Pinterest — have some fun this St. Patrick's Day by creating one with your students! Plus, make sure to check out our Pinterest board to see all of the creative submissions we received for our annual leprechaun trap contest, and find even more ideas to create your own trap!
Gold Bank Trap
Gold coins on top of a secret "trap door" will surely lure a leprechaun into this cereal box trap.
Photo Credit: Moms & Munchkins
Coffee Can Trap
Trap a leprechaun by cutting a hole in a coffee can lid, disguising the lid with green paper, and baiting it with candy.
Photo Credit: DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Golden Shoebox Trap
An entire shoebox lid covered in gold coins will definitely attract (and hopefully trap!) a leprechaun.
Photo Credit: Buggy and Buddy
Secret Slide Trap
Leprechauns love a little fun! The fun slide on this trap will help nab one of the little guys.
Photo Credit: Grey House Harbor
Mason Jar Trap
Entice a leprechaun to climb the ladder with the promise of golden coins at the top.
Photo Credit: Lia Griffith
Pot o' Gold Trap
What better to lure a leprechaun than a whole pot of free gold?
Photo Credit: Instructables
No leprechaun trap is complete without the perfect bait — try this sweet, 10-minute recipe!
Photo Credit: The Suburban Soapbox
Related: Check out this St. Patrick's Day Sentence Builders resource for your classroom.