Bring some color into your life with these super bright rainbow crafts! They’re the perfect projects to make at home instead of spending time staring at screens. So, with everything from a simple craft for your kids to DIY wall art that you could make on your own… I’m sure you’ll find a tutorial here that fits your style! You can also check our DIY rainbow mobile ideas if you have a baby to entertain!
Here are the ones I found:
DIY Rainbow Letterboard
Do the felt letter board look but they are too expensive? You can create one yourself using corrugated cardboard, felt sheets in different colors, plastic letters, a picture frame, and a few craft tools. This project is not only super cheap (around $10) but also fun!
Grow A Rainbow Experiment
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
Looking for the perfect kids activity to entertain them and get them off the iPad!? How about growing your very own rainbow? You can grow a rainbow with this simple science experiment. All you need is a paper towel, washable markers, and water! Love it!
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Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft
Source: Little Bins for Little Hands
Have some coffee filters at home? Use them to create the a super colorful STEM activity for your kids! This rainbow craft combines art and science, and it’s great even for kids that aren’t crafty. The best part of it is that it’s a simple science project your kids will love!
How to Make a Rainbow Jar Kids Craft
Source: A Little Pinch Of Perfect
Are you into mason jar crafts? If so, here’s a great craft your kids will love! This rainbow jar is a perfect project for your kids and super-easy as it only needs some cotton balls and paint. You can make it as a spring activity, a school project, or for a St. Patrick’s Day!
How to Make Paper Strip Rainbows
Source: One Little Project
Kids love paper crafts because they are fun and very easy to make. If you need an interesting project for your little ones, take a look at this paper strip rainbow craft. A pack of construction paper, scissors, a stapler, and 11 super-simple steps later, and you got these adorable little paper rainbows! How cute?!
Rainbow Paper Spinner Toy
Source: Teach Beside Me
Paper crafts are generally simple and fun to do. So it’s no wonder kids love them, especially the ones with gluing. This twirligig craft is one of them. Apart from being a fun activity, it’s also a great paper spinner toy your kids will play with!
Rain Stick DIY With Paper Towel Rolls
Source: Must Have Mom
Looking for a fun and easy craft? Take the paper towel rolls you planned to throw in the garbage and create this rainstick craft. It’s the perfect DIY project for St. Patrick’s Day or for the rainy days spent inside your house!
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Fused Bead Rainbow Suncatcher Craft for Kids
Source: Fireflies & Mud Pies
Suncatchers are a great way to add sunshine and color to your home. They make a great craft that helps you teach kids about colors and develop their fine motor skills! If you’re looking for an interesting suncatcher craft you can make with your kids, check out this fused bead rainbow suncatcher. Plus, you’ll end up with a gorgeous little decoration that your kids will be proud of!
How To Make A Pop Up Card
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
Celebrate spring with this pop-up rainbow card craft! Send good vibes to your friends and family… Or give it as a gift for Mother’s Day. I love that this one is easy to make and looks great with all those colors! Super cute!
Dyed Rainbow Lollipop Sticks
Source: The OT Tool Box
Do your kids love the colors of the rainbow? Use that to teach them various skills, such as counting, the colors, art, fine motor skills, and patterns. You can use these dyed lollipop sticks as your teaching tools. They are easy to dye and very versatile!
DIY Pom Pom Rainbow Art
Source: White House Crafts
Want to be somewhere over the rainbow? Let pom poms take you there with this DIY rainbow art craft. Place it on your nightstand or desk, or hang it on the wall. Either way, it will look cute and fluffy!
No Mess Rainbow in a Bag
Source: Powerful Mothering
Kids love arts and crafts, especially when it comes to the creative ones, such as these rainbow crafts. While I do love seeing them play and enjoy, I can’t stand the thought of cleaning the mess they leave afterward. But, this one is mess-free! Yup, this rainbow in a bag project is the ultimate craft that leaves no mess behind it! ( hopefully lol )
Rainbow Necklace Craft For Kids
Source: Planning Play Time
Use those colorful straws you have at home to create this simple rainbow necklace! It’s easy to make, so your kids can make themselves (with a bit of your help). For even greater convenience, here you can find free cloud printables you can print and cut to make the clouds!
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Make: Deconstructed Rainbow Collages
Source: Barley & Birch
You can make collages out of plenty of different things, including paper, glass, and pebbles. If you want to have fun and avoid too much hassle, you should check out this deconstructed rainbow collages craft! The end result is amazing!
DIY Rainbow Tassel Wreath
Source: Crafy My World
If you are looking for a catchy decoration for your girls’ room or play area, this rainbow tassel wreath is what you need! It’s simple to make, very decorative, and cheap. Plus, you can use it for other things as well, such as parties and holidays!
Preschool Rainbow Craft With Pipe Cleaners
Source: Preschool Inspirations
Rainbow crafts are great activities for teaching your toddlers and preschoolers the colors, counting, and developing their fine motor skills. This rainbow craft with pipe cleaners is fun and your kids will enjoy making (or helping you do it). Simple and you only need a paper plate and several pipe cleaners in the rainbow colors!
DIY Rainbow Pencil Cup
Source: The Crafted Life
Every desk needs desk organizers and storage space, especially the kids’ ones, right?! Instead of buying the outrageously expensive desk organizers, you can create them at home. This rainbow pencil cup is an easy DIY project that doesn’t require any special skills, only a cardboard cup and rainbow washi tape set
Coffee Filter Craft
Source: Life With Darcy and Brian
Here’s another super simple but fun coffee filter craft tutorial! With some markers, googly eyes, and some leftover craft paper… you’re kids will be able to make this smiling rainbow craft. These turn out super cute!
Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin Activity
Source: Eating Richly
Crafts are a great way to develop your kids’ senses. Projects like this rainbow rice sensory bin are fun and let your kids explore colors and textures. It’s super-easy to make and it’s perfect for sensory kids and toddlers!
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DIY Rainbow Beaded Safety Pin Bracelet
Source: Dream A Little Bigger
Make a colorful bracelet at home with this step by step tutorial! Here, you can see how you can make a stylish bracelet out of safety pins and beads. This would be a great one for your older kids or young teens!
Rainbow Fan Garland
Source: Ice Cream Off Paper Plates
Are you looking for a decoration for a rainbow-themed birthday party!? This rainbow fan garland is exactly what you need. It’s big, eye-catchy, and easy to do. Plus, it requires only three supplies: paper in the rainbow colors, tape, and scissors! Several foldings later, you got yourself this vibrant rainbow decoration. I love those colors!
How to Make DIY Rainbow Wind Chimes
Source: The Pretty Life Girls
Need to get your kids off their devices? Or maybe you just need a fun craft for your teenagers?! This wind chime a great project to make while you’re at home! If you have no idea how you’d like your wind chime to look, check out this rainbow one. It’s a perfect mix of nature and looks amazing!
How To Make A Rainbow Wall Hanging
Source: At Home With Ashley
Add color to your home with this rainbow wall hanging craft! It’s much easier than you think and uses supplies you probably have at home. Take some of your free time and invest it in this project to create a decoration like those seen on Etsy!
DIY Rainbow Stamp Art
Source: Alice & Lois
If you like making art with DIY foam stamps, I got a wonderful project for you. This rainbow stamp art print is a great craft that needs only a few supplies and allows you to make endless creations! You can make it alone or with your kids and spend quality time together!
Rainbow Shaving Cream Art
Source: Hello Wonderful
Bring some magic into your home with this rainbow marbled art. Although not the real Picasso, you can create a masterpiece like this one using foamy shaving cream, watercolor paper, paint, and a few craft tools. So, gather the supplies and get down to work!
Pot of Gold Craft
Source: Mess For Less
Let your kids find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this fun activity. Make them believe in the magic of this natural wonder and the leprechauns! This craft is engaging and fun, and your kids will enjoy making it while developing their fine motor skills. Fun and kids’ development supportive? A big WIN!
Flying Unicorn Paper Plate Craft
Source: Messy Little Monster
It seems that unicorns are everywhere. From cakes to wall paintings, to t-shirt prints, and even hair color styles – you can find them anywhere you turn! If you have girls at home, you have most probably already felt this obsession. So, why not use their obsession to engage them in a fun activity? This flying unicorn and rainbow craft is perfect for girls and makes a lovely decoration!
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DIY Rainbow Squishy
Source: Sugar, Spice and Glitter
Do you kids love squishy toys? If they do, you know how expensive these can be. So, instead of spending a money on a single toy, you can make a lot of them for less. Want to learn how to do that? Check out this tutorial to see how you can make a rainbow squishy toy from memory foam!
Modern Popsicle Stick Shelf Tutorial
Source: Made With Happy
Add some color in your home with this modern popsicle stick shelf! If you thought shelves are made only from wood, you are wrong and this tutorial proves that. You can make a hexagonal shelf in the colors of the rainbow using craft popsicles and wood glue. Then, follow the hexagon shape and voila – you have a stylish decorative wall-mount shelf like this one!
Cardboard Rainbow Moblie Craft
Source: My Cakies
Did you know that kids were making rainbows and hung them on the front windows to spread some joy and hope during these crazy times!? Let your kids be part of it with this hanging rainbow craft. Making these mobile rainbows is pretty easy and your kids will enjoy making them and hanging them on the windows in their room. It’s a lovely craft for a wonderful cause!
Plastic Canvas Rainbow
Source: Rooted Childhood
Getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day but have no idea on which decorations to use? Check out this colorful plastic canvas rainbow tutorial. Although not as simple as other crafts, as it requires some time, nerves, and hundreds of passings of the needles through the canvas, it’s worth the trouble. And, it looks amazing!
DIY Rainbow Pencil Toppers Craft
Source: Paper Plate Fun
Send your kids somewhere over the rainbow with this pencil toppers craft. Kids will love making the rainbow toppers and you will enjoy 20 minutes of peace… maybe lol. You can use this craft and a St. Patrick’s Day craft, art class, or a fun back-to-school craft!
DIY Rainbow Heart
Source: A Kailo Chic Life
If you’re looking for a craft project to make some DIY wall art… this rainbow heart is for you! It’s stylish and simple to make. Once you’re done, you’ll end up with the perfect piece to hang up on the wall!
Popsicle Stick Wreath Tutorial
Source: Design Improvised
Bring the magic of rainbow in your home with this rainbow popsicle stick wreath. It’s lovely, decorative, and its a super simple project. All you need are craft sticks in the colors of the rainbow, a craft ring, and a craft tools. So, what are you waiting for?
DIY Tissue Paper Rainbow
Source: The House That Lars Built
Tissue paper crafts always turn out looking amazing! They are easy to make and don’t require many supplies. Actually, you have most of them at home, so no need to buy them. If you are looking for a tissue paper craft, this tutorial will definitely give you some inspiration!
DIY Leaf Print Craft
Source: The Kitchen Table Classroom
Combining leaves and washable markers… this rainbow-colored craft allows you and your kids to make some gorgeous artwork. Frame them into a wooden picture frame and place them on a shelf or hang them on an empty wall!
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