40 Fantastic Rainbow Activities for Kids!

Here’s a wonderful collection of the very best rainbow themed crafts, art ideas, sensory play activities and edible treats from this site and around the web! There should be a few ideas you will want to try now and plenty to save for later too!


Rainbow Marbled Oobleck by The Imagination Tree
Rainbow Rice and Garden Sensory Play by Share and Remember
Rainbow Waterbeads and Glowsticks by Praises of a Wife and Mommy
Coloured Ice Sculptures by Happy Hooligans
Rainbow Sensory Tub and Playdough by Counting Coconuts
Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Tub by No Time for Flashcards
Rainbow Ice, Salt and Goop by Adventures at home with Mum
A Rainbow Rummage Box and a 1st Birthday Party by The Imagination Tree
Rainbow Slime Recipe by Teach Preschool
Playing with Rainbow Scarves by The Imagination Tree
….and this favourite from our site!

Rainbow Spaghetti Messy Play by The Imagination Tree


Rainbow Sun Catcher by Pretty Cool Life
Giant Rainbow Collage by The Imagination Tree
Rainbow Comb Painting by The Imagination Tree
Watermelon Rind Rainbows by A Little Learning for Two
Rainbow Colours on the Sticky Easel by Teach Preschool
Coloured Tape Stained Glass by De Tout et De Rien
Rainbow Sponge Art by Hands on as we grow


Rainbow Crayon Melt Art by Whatever
Rainbow Stained Glass Window by The Artful Parent
Colourful Paper Mache Bowls by Happy Hooligans
Painted Rainbow Doily Bag by Pink and Green Mama
Rainbow Melted Bowls by Happy Whimsical Hearts
DIY Rainbow Tie-Dye Playsilks by The Artful Parent


Making Rainbows by Mom to Posh Lil Divas
Colour Wheel Foam Puzzle by Crayon Freckles
Lego Rainbow by Kids Activities Blog
Rainbow Pasta Threading Necklaces by The Imagination Tree
DIY Rainbow Crayons by The Imagination Tree
A Colour Scavenger Hunt by The Imagination Tree
Waldorf Window Stars by Pink and Green Mama
Planting a rainbow in the garden by Rainy Day Mum


How to make a Rainbow Cake by The Imagination Tree
Rainbow Cookies by Red Ted Art
Rainbow Fruit Kebobs by Hostess with the Mostess
Rainbow Lacing Cookies by Filth Wizardry

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