Rainbow Crafts for Kids

Discover the 7 colors of the rainbow with one of these adorable rainbow crafts for kids. From easy craft ideas that toddlers can make to wonderful 3D rainbow paper crafts for older kids.

Grab your craft supplies and give one or more of these projects a try.

You can find ideas to make crafts at home or in the classroom.

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1. Simple construction paper Rainbow Craft

Easy and beautiful paper rainbow kids crafts

Beautiful and incredibly easy to make, this project is suitable for all ages. Older kids can do this on their own, while younger kids will need some prep work. With a paper cutter, you can make all the pieces you need in no time at all, even if you need a bunch of them for a class of hungry arts and crafts students. Great for learning the order of the colors of the rainbow too.

Check out how we created this super simple colorful cloud.

2. 3D Rainbow Idea

Rainbow Paper Crafts

This is our favorite, a curved rainbow made from 3D construction paper that looks almost real. The cotton ball clouds add to the magic and make this rainbow craft idea worth trying.

See how we created one here

3. Easy craft idea

spring art ideaPainting with cotton balls? Why not! It’s incredibly fun and great for fine motor skills, making this art project suitable for toddlers and preschoolers.

4. Rainbow craft ideas for kids using cotton balls and sticks

Craft sticks in rainbow colorsCraft sticks are essential craft supplies when it comes to crafting with kids, they’re perfect for all ages – little ones will make simple projects like this colorful one, while older kids can use them for all sorts of structures. Paint the stick the colors of the rainbow (plus – minus one depending on the purpose of your craft; if it’s just for fun then the number doesn’t matter, if it’s for learning stick to the actual number).

Check out how we made this rainbow popsicle craft.

5. Get crafty with tissue paperTissue Paper Rainbow Canvas Art IdeaAlthough getting all the colors of the rainbow can be a bit tricky, you can always improvise a little as long as the kids enjoy making this project. Since the children need a little patience when crafting the tissue paper balls, it is a wonderful fine motor skill exercise.

Find out how to make tissue paper art canvases

6. Rainbow Paper Plate Craft

Rainbow craft paper plates for kidsThere are many ways to use paper plates to create a rainbow, ours focuses on color grading, in this case buttons. You can use a variety of different materials, scrap paper, pom poms, fabric and more.

Learn more about this project.

7. Rainbow Handprint Item no
St. Patrick's Day Handprint Rainbow Art for KidsHandprint crafting is messy (which means fun) and can be a wonderful activity to do with your child on a rainy day (and spring is being generous with it). This one is perfect for celebrating spring and St. Patrick’s Day.

Take a look at this rainbow handprint art here.

8. Another set of puffy clouds

Rainbow Craft Cotton Ball for kidsThis is another perfect project to learn all about the colors of the rainbow. A bunch of them, or one giant one, would also look great on your spring bulletin board.

See how we created this rainbow craft idea

9. Kneading fun

Recipe for homemade rainbow doughThis is an activity that will keep your kids entertained for hours. Make lots of rainbow colored clay and let them get super creative with it.

Check out the Rainbow Playdough recipe here

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