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๐ŸŒˆ Rainbow Crafts and Activities ๐ŸŒˆ

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!

๐ŸŒˆ Rainbow Poetry Craft ๐ŸŒˆ

Let the colors of the rainbow inspire you as you write your own poems! Choose from acrostic options for ROYGBIV or RAINBOW 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!ย 

ย โžก๏ธโžก๏ธย Click here for the Rainbow Poetry Craft.ย 

PRO TIP: April is National Poetry Month! Add this activity to your plans for an instant celebration!

๐ŸŒˆ Rainbow Cloud in a Jar ๐ŸŒˆ

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!”

๐ŸŒˆ Rainbow Sight Word Activities๐ŸŒˆ

Rainbows make everything better! Practice word recognition with these FREE Rainbow Sight Word Activities! Use them for small groups, centers, rain day recess, and more! To prep the activities, just add any set ofย  word cards. This allows you to instantly differentiate so ANY group can play and feel challenged!

The activities include:

๐ŸŒˆ Spring Showers

๐ŸŒˆIt’s Raining Sight Words

๐ŸŒˆ Sight Word Rainbows

โžก๏ธโžก๏ธ Click here to download your FREE Rainbow Sight Word Activities!

๐ŸŒˆ Colors FREEZE Movement Game ๐ŸŒˆ

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.ย 

๐ŸŒˆ Easy Rainbow Snack ๐ŸŒˆ

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!

๐ŸŒˆ Rainbow Hide and Seek Game ๐ŸŒˆ

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! Use this game to practice sight words, phonics skill, math facts, letters and more!ย  Click here to play now.ย 

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!ย ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ

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


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