Explore all 7 colors of the rainbow with one of these adorable rainbow crafts for kids. From easy art ideas toddlers can to, to wonderful 3D construction paper rainbow crafts for older kids.
Grab your art and craft supplies and give one or more of these projects a go.
You will find ideas both for crafting at home or in the classroom.
1. Simple Construction Paper Rainbow Craft
Wonderful looking and insanely easy to make, this project is fitting for all age groups. Older kids can make this one all by themselves, while for younger kids, prep work will be required. With a paper trimmer you can have all the parts needed for this one made in no time at all, even if you need a whole bunch of this for a classroom of art and craft hungry students. Great for learning the order of the rainbow colors too.
2. 3D Rainbow Arch Idea
Now this one is our favourite, an arched 3D construction paper rainbow that almost looks like a real one. The cotton balls clouds add to the magic and make this rainbow craft idea worthy a try.
3. Easy Art Idea
4. Craft Sticks and Cotton Balls Rainbow Craft Ideas for Kids
Craft stick are a must have crafting material when it comes to crafting with kids, they are great for all ages – young ones will make simple project like this colorful one while older kids will be able to use them for all kinds of structures. Paint the stick in the colors of the rainbows (plus – minus one, depending what your aim of the craft is – if it’s just for fun, then the number doesn’t matter, if it’s about learning then stick to the actual number).
5. Getting Crafty With Tissue PaperWhile getting all the colors of the rainbow might be a bit of a challenge you can always do a bit of improvisation, as long as the kids are having fun creating this project. As this one takes a bit of patience as kids make the tissue paper balls it’s a wonderful fine motor exercise.
6. Paper Plate Rainbow Craft
There are many ways you can use paper plates to make a rainbow, ours focuses on sorting colors – in this case buttons. You can use a variety of different materials, scrap paper, pom poms, fabric and more.
7. Handprint Rainbow Art
Handprint crafts are messy (synonym for fun) and can be a wonderful activity to do with your kid on a rainy day (and spring is generous with those). This one is perfect both for celebrating spring and St. Patrick’s day.
8. Another set of puffy clouds
This is yet another project that’s perfect for learning all about the colors of the rainbow. A bunch of these, or one huge one would also look really great displayed on your spring bulletin board.
9. Playdough Fun
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