St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags & Free Gift Tag Printables

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags & Free Gift Tag Printables

Help wee ones celebrate the ‘Luck of the Irish’ with these adorable St. Patrick’s Day rainbow treat bags.

Joy! Pure joy! That’s what I love most about gift giving, especially when it comes to celebrating holidays that aren’t typically associated with presents.

When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, I’m willing to bet the first things that come to mind are green beer, leprechauns, and maybe even four-leaf clovers.

I realize “presents, treats and gifts” don’t usually land on that list. But over the years, I’ve come to love celebrating holidays that don’t typically fall into the category of “gifting holidays.” St. Patrick’s Day isn’t usually celebrated by exchanging gifts, but I love the joy elicited when you do give a small gift for this holiday.

sheets of 'lucky to have a friend like you' rainbow gift tags and watercolor treat bags with gold wrapped candy

Festive St. Patrick’s Day Treats

In the past, I’ve shared festive St. Patrick’s gifts like custom t-shirts and DIY St. Patrick’s Day party decor like my “End of the Rainbow” pot of gold decorations.

But this year, I’m opting for these simple St. Patrick’s Day rainbow treat bags instead. I can’t wait to see the look on my kids’ faces when I give them these treats. They won’t be expecting a thing!

Any time I can help my kids celebrate one of my favorite holidays in a simple, unpretentious way, I do a little happy dance.

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags

Quick & Cheap – The Perfect Treat!

Want to know what I like most about these treat bags? I mean, besides how cute they are, obviously! Get this: each treat bag comes together in 5 minutes or less AND each costs less than $3 to make!

watercolor treat bag with 'lucky to a have kid like you' rainbow gift tag and chocolate candies with gold wrappers

You don’t need to put a lot of time and effort into making these treat bags. Follow the straight-forward directions below and knock this project out during nap time, before school or even between errands. Each bag takes minutes to make!

And as far as supplies go, I found my watercolor palettes at the Dollar Store, along with the candies, ribbon and cellophane bags. One-stop shopping saves time, and when it’s the Dollar Store, it saves $$$ too!

sheets of 'lucky to have a friend like you' rainbow gift tags

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For these super simple (yet totally adorable) St. Patrick’s Day rainbow treat bags, you’ll need to…

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

watercolor paint palette, white paper filler, chocolate gold coins, Rolos and Werther's Original candies

Step 2: Assemble Your Treat Bags

cellophane bag of gold wrapped chocolates, hand filling bags of candy with white paper filler, and watercolor pallet in cellophane bag

Place the gold-wrapped candy in the bottom of each cellophane bag. I used chocolate coins wrapped in gold paper, Rolos, Werther’s Originals, and Ferrero Rocher. You could also use Reese’s miniature cups or mini Twix candies, since both are wrapped in shiny gold paper.

Next, add a handful of the shredded white paper to represent a cloud and then nestle in the watercolor set.

Then, tie each bag with a twist-tie to secure the opening.

Step 3: Download & Print My Free Gift Tags

Now, you’ll want to download and print the desired amount of my Free Rainbow Gift Tags.

sheets of 'lucky to have a friend like you' rainbow gift tags

I made two different versions of this free St. Patrick’s Day gift tag:

Once you’ve downloaded the tags you want to use, print them to white cardstock. There are 8 tags per page, regardless of which tag you choose.

Step 4: Trim Each Tag & Attach

Grab a sharp pair of scissors or a paper cutter and slice away! If you are making this gift tag for treats for friends, your kids can definitely get involved at this point!

Next, grab your hole punch and go to town.

sheets of 'lucky to have a friend like you' rainbow gift tags and paper cutter

Cover the twist tie you used to secure your bags with a decorative ribbon with your gift tag laced through.

And Voilà! Your adorable little gift is ready to share!

Step 5: Share Your St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Bags with your Favorite Kids!

Share these St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat bags with your kids and/or their friends and watch the joy spread!

Step 6: Let Me Know How You Like My Free St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Treat Gift Tags!


More later! The craft room is calling, and I must go…


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Natalie Menke, the self-proclaimed Gift Guru, is always thinking about the next gift she is going to give. Her hope is to provide boundless inspiration for completely customized and personalized gifts. Happy gifting!
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