Hello all of you Over The Big Moon fans! My name is Jonie and you can find me over at Just Between Friends sharing lots of printables, kids crafts, holiday activities, recipes and more! I am thrilled to be here sharing my Spin a Leprechaun Game with you today. This is a really fun way to get in the holiday spirit with your kids, and your kids will love it.
[Small disclaimer—> Just now, while writing this post, I realized that I totally spelled Leprechaun wrong on the printable in the pictures. Don’t you worry. I have fixed it and the one that you print out will be spelled correctly. (Dang it! I hate when I do stuff like that.)]
To get started, you’ll need to print out the two pages of the printable. It is the game board and the pieces of the Leprechaun. You can print out the game board here, and then head over to my site to grab the parts of the Leprechaun.
Once you’ve gotten them printed out, cut out the board from the arrow and directions, cut out the arrow, and use a straight pin to connect the arrow to the spinner. I just bend the pin on the bottom and it works like a charm. Move the arrow around in a circle on the pin so that the hole that the pin goes through is a little larger which makes it so the arrow will spin easier.
You’ll also need to cut out the parts of the Leprechaun so that you can put them together once you start playing. You can make them as precise as you feel like. If they aren’t cut out perfectly, no big deal. 🙂
There are just a few rules that go along with this game. Start with the youngest player, spin the arrow and try to land on the body first. You have to spin the body before you can use any of the other parts. If you spin a piece that you already have, your turn is over and the next person spins. The first person to complete their Leprechaun is the winner!
I hope you enjoyed this post! Thanks for having me over today. Here are a couple of things I’ve been working on that I think you might like as well. I hope you’ll stop by sometime!