"Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud." This is such a lovely little quote from Maya Angelou, and this pretty rainbow poster might encourage children to think of ways that they can brighten up someone else's bad day...
Whether you want rainbows for a weather theme, for Spring, for St Patrick's Day, or just to brighten up the house, we've got all sorts of rainbow printables for you to enjoy with the children. Explore the links below, and don't forget to look at our rainbow crafts (I think one of the best craft pages at Activity Village) and rainbow colouring pages too!
The simple shape on this rainbow makes it a perfect introduction to our complete the picture puzzles for young children.
What would your children like to find at the end of the rainbow? A pot of gold or something different? They will have fun making it from playdough.
Write a poem about a rainbow with the help of our fun acrostic printables. Perfect for St Patrick's Day, a rainbow theme or a weather theme.
These bright and cheerful rainbow display letters can be printed, cut out and used in so many ways. Brighten up your displays, hang them as a banner, spell words on the board or door, laminate them and use them for individual spelling activities, play match up games...
Sending someone this card with a colourful rainbow is bound to brighten up their day! For best results, print using borderless printer settings.
Practice the numbers 1 to 10 with this rainbow counting jigsaw, ready to print or print and colour. Slice the jigsaw along the vertical lines and get the kids to put it back together again.
Print out a landscape version of our rainbow frame - lined or blank - to use for drawing or writing activities.
This is a "portrait" frame with rainbow colours, available lined or blank. Use it for pictures, writing, acrostic poems...
Here's a gorgeous rainbow lacing card to print for the little ones. Just punch holes around the edge, and off you go! Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.
Print out these letter matching cards onto printer card then cut out. Keep lower case and upper case in separate stacks and see if the kids can join them together correctly.
Looking for the rainbow after a shower is fun but while they wait for the rain to stop children can amuse themselves finding the way to the rainbow through our maze!
Tehre are 21 posters in this set of rainbow number bonds posters to 20, ready to print out or use on the white board. The lovely rainbow illustration is colourful and cute. We have a corresponding worksheet, too.
This 6-page pdf file illustrates all the number bonds to 5 in lovely rainbow format. These would look lovely on display in the classroom, and would be fun to click through on the whiteboard, too. We have a matching worksheet, too.
Print out our number matching cards onto cardstock and cut out. Can the kids match the number on the left with the correct numbers of "pots of gold" on the right?
A rainbow of stars decorates the top of this gorgeous writing paper - so pretty! Choose from three versions according to age and project.
Print out our rainbow jigsaw onto card, slice along the vertical lines, and get the kids to put it back together again. Whether they use the ordinal numbers at the bottom of every piece, or the picture, they will be getting some useful ordinal numbers practice.
Here's a simple playdough mat which could be used in many ways, but here we are thinking about spring and encourage the kids to add a sun and rainbow to the picture with their playdough.
Here's a simple rainbow poster to print and display, or use as a background for some cutting and pasting activities.
Here's a lovely bright poster of a rainbow, ready to print and display. It's perfect for children to practise cutting out, too.
Print out this poster of a rainbow for display, or use it as a background against which you could stand little figures, or stick cut-outs.
This lovely bright and cheerful poster of a rainbow peeking out from a cloud has the word "rainbow" beneath it, making it useful for display in your weather area, perhaps. Simple outlines make it easy to cut out, too.
There's something magical about spotting a beautiful rainbow like the one on this poster! Print out and use in displays about the weather, or perhaps the children might like to try and copy the rainbow to make their own artwork?
This simple rainbow scavenger hunt could be a fun activity for younger kids learning their colours or perhaps at a birthday party, and it works well in the classroom or home.
Get the kids to write a poem in the shape of a rainbow! Change the colours of the pens on each lines for a real rainbow effect...
Learn to spell the word rainbow with this fun printable jigsaw. Print out onto good card and slice along the vertical lines. Now when the kids put it back together again, they will be practising their rainbow colours and learning the word, too.
Here's a simple rainbow template to use for your craft projects or displays, for weather topics or even perhaps St Patrick's Day.
You can't mistake the shape of a rainbow! Use this simple rainbow template in your weather-themed craft projects or scrapbooking. Available in various sizes, just click the link below for our printable version.
Here's a fun activity for the classroom or home, or perhaps a group setting like guides or cubs. Children have to find something of each colour of the rainbow and write, draw or stick it in the boxes.
Copy our picture of a rainbow weather symbol from the grid on the left to the grid on the right - quite tricky! Then you can colour in both rainbows too!
This lovely writing paper could be used for a spring or weather topic - but it is so pretty you might be tempted to use it any time!
Brighten someone's day with a little letter written on this lovely rainbow writing paper design, choosing from three versions below.
Younger kids will love tracing carefully over the many lines in this fun sun and rainbow tracing page - and of course there are clouds as well! Colour the picture in when done.