Inventive Trap Creation
This ‘How to Catch a Leprechaun’ worksheet encourages students to use their creativity and engineering skills to design traps for leprechauns. The instructions are as follows:
- Choose one of the traps featured in the story and draw it.
- Explain how you think this trap works to capture a leprechaun.
- Imagine you are building your own leprechaun trap. Describe how you would construct it and the materials you would use.
- Draw a detailed picture of the leprechaun trap you would create. Explain its workings and mechanisms.
This worksheet promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, and imaginative design skills while connecting students to the story’s theme of trap-making. Students are encouraged to think like engineers and invent their own solutions for catching leprechauns.