51 Rainbow Craft Ideas

On a recent trip to Hawaii we encountered rainbows almost everyday. It seems no matter how many times I see a rainbow I am always amazed and stand in awe. With St. Patrick’s Day also in March, rainbows seem like the perfect craft to share with the kids and we’ve gathered 51 of our favourite Rainbow-Themed crafts for you.

1. Button Rainbows, Meet the Dubiens

2. Felt Rainbow Activity Bag, Play Create Explore

3. Rainbow Jellyfish, Crafts by Amanda

4. Colours of the Wind Windsock, Naturally Educational

5. Finger Print Rainbow, Lucky Me

6. Rainbow Shakers, Views From My Window

7. Rainbow Felt Ball Garland, Oh Happy Day

8. Q-Tip Rainbow Marble Maze, Crafty Crow

9. Rainbow Muffin Tin Snack, Just Jenn Recipes

10. Roll a Rainbow Game, Rub Some Dirt on It

51 craft ideas rainbow game

11. Rainbow PomPom Wreath, Family Education

12. Rainbow Crayons, The Bryon Life

13. Rainbow Pudding, Make Kid’s Kitchen

14. Rainbow Pops, Secrets of a Super Mommy

15. Edible Crayons the Colour of the Rainbow, Mama Jenn

16. Healthy Rainbow Snack, Kid’s Activities Blog

17. Rainbow Straw Craft, Craftscope

18. Rainbow String Ball Wreath, Dollar Store Mom

19. Create a LEGO Rainbow, Kid’s Activities Blog

20. Letter R Rainbow Craft, No Time for Flash Cards

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21. DIY Rainbow Paper Lantern, The Swell Life

22. Marshmallow Rainbows, Teaching Tiny Tots

23. Giant Rainbow Collage, The Imagination Tree

24. Paper Plate Rainbow, 4 Crazy Kings

25. Magical Rainbow Treasure Hunt, Little Family Fun

26. Rainbow Colour Spinners, Crayola

27. Folded Paper Rainbow Garland, MinieCo

28. Cereal Rainbow, Preschool Toolbox

29. Rainbow Pinata, Jennifer’s Little World

30. Cotton Ball Rainbow Art, Scattered Thought of a Crafty Mom

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31. Scrap Paper Collage Rainbow, Happy Hooligans

32. Rainbow Sponge Painting, Teach Preschool

33. Rainbow in a Jar, Flax and Twine

34. Paper Strip Rainbow, Clean Mama

35. Pasta Rainbow Suncatcher, 5 Orange Potatoes

36. Rainbow Water Xylophone, Meet the Dubiens

37. Rainbow Cake Tutorial, Hostess with the Mostess

38. Rainbow Ribbon Wands, Twig and Toadstool

39. Rainbow Wreath, 1 Pure Heart

40. Gelatin Plastic Rainbow Sun Catchers, Dilly Dali Art

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41. Stained Glass Rainbows, Mom On Time Out

42. Rainbow Wrapped Marshmallows, Smart School House

43. Rainbow Pancakes, Creative Food

44. Felted Rainbow Rocks, Twig and Toadstool

45. Rainbow Painted Cookies, Snappy Gourmet

46. R is for Rainbow, Mama Clucks

47. Paper Plate Rainbow Fish, Clickacraft

48. A Rainbow Grocery Store Hunt, Toddler Approved

49. Creating Rainbows with Toy Cars, Pre K and K Sharing

50. Rainbow Scavenger Hunt, Rub Some Dirt on It

51. Rainbow Headband Tutorial, Sugar Bee Crafts

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One Comment

  1. Olga April 17, 2015 at 3:25 pm - Reply

    Great! Love rainbows! Definitely will try some of these ideas with my kids. Hope you will enjoy my website as well – We make rainbow crafts too!

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