Rainbow Crafts and Activities

🌈 Rainbow Crafts and Activities 🌈

Spring is in the air! That means rain, sunshine, and rainbows! Explore red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet with these rainbow crafts and activities! They are sure to brighten your classroom and put smiles on your students’ faces.

From the first day of school, I always tell my students that “rainbow” is my favorite color. They get so excited when do anything with rainbow colors so I know they will love all of these crafts, experiments, games, and activities!

🌈 Rainbow Directed Drawing 🌈

Drawing a rainbow seems simple enough, but Rob at Art Hub for Kids makes it even easier! Help your students gain confidence with the colors of the rainbow by completing this adorable directed drawing lesson.

🌈 Rainbow Poetry Craft 🌈

Let the colors of the rainbow inspire you as you write your own poems! Choose from an acrostic ROYGBIV option or a color words option. The choices make it easy to differentiate for your students. This poetry project makes a beautiful display for your classroom or hallway!Β  Click here for the Rainbow Poetry Craft.Β 

🌈 Rainbow Cloud in a Jar 🌈

This science experiment is as easy as it is beautiful! Kim at Best Ideas for Kids shares the simple ingredients and steps to recreate this rainbow cloud experiment with your class. Your kiddos will love watching the beautiful rainbow of colors fall from the “cloud!”

🌈 Rainbow Sight Word Game 🌈

Rainbows make everything better! Practice word recognition with this Rainbow Sight Word Game. Just grab a gift bag or a basket. Add the game cards to any set of sight word cards, and you’re ready to play. Students take turns pulling out one card and reading the word or following the directions. When all of the word cards have been read, the student with the most cards wins!Β 

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    🌈 Rainbow Windsock Craft 🌈

    This rainbow windsock craft by Anaraja at Easy Peasy and Fun looks so beautiful and fun to create! With a little bit of help, students can paint, cut, draw, and glue to recreate this adorable variation of a rainbow! Imagine how cute these would look hanging from your classroom ceiling!

    🌈 Colors FREEZE Movement Game 🌈

    Get moving when you learn about colors and rainbows! If you’ve never tried FREEZE, I promise your kids will love it. Here’s how you play:

    1. Give each student a picture card
    2. Play some music. As the music plays. students trade picture cards.
    3. Pause the music and everyone must FREEZE!
    4. Pull out a “Who has…?” card, such as “Who has blue?”
    5. Anyone holding that card is a winner!
    6. Start the music and play again!
    This is a great for reading color words and for getting your wiggles out! Ready to play? Click here to get it now.Β 

    🌈 Easy Rainbow Snack 🌈

    With all these rainbow crafts and activities, you students are going to work up an appetite! Refuel with these Rainbow Snack sticks! Heather from Glitter On a Dime shows you how to use three ingredients to make a yummy and beautiful snack!

    🌈 Rainbow Hide and Seek Game 🌈

    Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow behind the clouds! Play Rainbow Hide and Seek to practice sight words, spelling words, or even math problems. You choose the skills and then students try to guess where the rainbow is hiding! Click here to play now.Β 

    I hope you’ve found a new rainbow activity or craft that you’d like to try with your class this spring! Your students will definitely enjoy this season with a devoted teacher like you! Who knows? Maybe “rainbow” will everyone’s favorite color now! 🌈🌈🌈

    P.S. If you really love rainbows. you must check out this Rainbow Kindergarten Classroom!

    Emily Yerty

    Emily Yerty

    I’m a first grade teacher who believes in creating a classroom kids love and activities that keep them engaged all day!

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