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How to Catch a Leprechaun!

We read the story How to Catch a Leprechaun and used this as inspiration for an engineering challenge! Pupils had to create a trap that could catch a leprechaun and they used a variety of different materials including many recycled materials. The groups worked very creatively and thought carefully about the size of the opening needed in the trap as leprechauns aren’t too tall! They also thought about how best to lure a leprechaun into their trap, scattering some gold coins, a convenient ladder and some signs that were sure to increase a leprechaun’s curiosity as to what was inside the box! Take a look out the many great leprechaun traps below.