This rainbow craft is fun because it is 3D - and also because threading beads onto pipe cleaners is just fun, anway! The rainbow sits on a cloud cut from foam board (or a recycled pizza tray) so it make a pretty display.
I think this is one of my favourite craft pages at Activity Village! We have really had fun coming up with some bright, colourful and - most importantly - quick and easy crafts that will cheer up the dullest day and look lovely displayed in the house or classroom. Rainbow crafts are fun at any time of year, but you might enjoy them as part of a weather theme, or for St Patrick's Day, perhaps.
This handprint rainbow makes a fantastic classroom or large group project and looks dazzling on the wall! Perfect for St Patrick's Day, Noah's Ark, or any rainbow theme - as well as for Rainbows' Promise and Pot of Gold Ceremonies.
This paper sculpture rainbow is fun for the kids to make and looks to pretty on display, it's sure to brighten up a grey day. Pre-prepare the cloud shapes and strips for your youngest children, or get them to help and practice their cutting skills.
Hang this lovely rainbow bag tag from a satchel - or anywhere in a child's bedroom or playroom - and everyone's day will be brightened. It's a super starter sewing project for children.
Cheer up your reading book with all the colours of the rainbow. Who could resist a bookmark made from so many pretty ribbons? Our rainbow bookmark craft would make a good gift for the kids to make for mums and grannies, too.
The children will enjoy making these rainbow castanets for St Patrick's Day - remember there's a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow!
Spotting a rainbow is always a special occasion, and having seen this pretty rainbow fridge magnet craft I am convinced that every family's fridge needs a rainbow on it!
This rainbow fuse bead pattern uses a large circular peg board and is very pretty when made up and ironed! Maybe fun to make for St Patrick's Day or a Spring theme?
Very quick to put together and very pretty when made up, this rainbow fuse bead pattern uses a small circular peg board. It's the perfect size for a badge or pendant, and might be useful for a St Patrick's Day or Spring topic as well as your rainbow activities.
Is the sky grey outside? Get the paints out, put your aprons on and paint yourselves a rainbow mobile to hang in the window! You need a few supplies for this craft but we expect you will have most of them about the house.
This rainbow fuse bead design makes a pretty frame for a photo of your child or a special mini-painting, and is perfect as a gift that your child can make for friends and family - and quite strong too, if you iron it well. Use a large circle board. Patience required!
These rainbow shakers are fun for younger kids to make - with the added advantage that they can play with them later, too! Great for St Patrick's Day, a rainbow theme, or any time when things need brightening up.
Add some sparkle to your window with this pretty rainbow window decoration! Painting with glitter glue is always a popular activity.
Although simple to do, the textural nature of our rainbow wool collage made it popular with our testers, who enjoyed sticking the multi-coloured strands of wool in place.