There’s just something about the colors of the rainbow that make projects seem a little happier, don’t you think?! These 25 rainbow activities for kids are sure to bring smiles as children play along with fun and colorful math, science and literacy projects.
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Rainbow Activities – Science
Use just a few simple ingredients to build a walking water rainbow. // The STEM Laboratory
Have you made a rainbow jar yet?! It’s a definite must for kids AND grown ups.
Make a crystal rainbow. // Little Bins for Little Hands
Pull out your stash of candy and make a Skittles rainbow.
Melt a rainbow ice tower! // Fun at Home with Kids
Whip up some magic rainbow milk.
Grab just three ingredients and make your own rainbow paper. // Science Kiddo
In the mood for an engineering project?! Build rainbow marshmallow toothpick structures. // The Imagination Tree
Rainbow Activities – Literacy
Make words magically appear with a set of rainbow colored markers.
Find the matching alphabet sound!
Work on matching upper and lowercase alphabet letters with a sticker match up. // Mom Inspired Life
Practice reading and writing sight words by creating a sight word rainbow!
Build a magnetic rainbow name box. // Mama.Papa.Bubba.
Spell sight words (or names or word families) with rainbow beads threaded through pipe cleaners. // Preschool Inspirations
Make a letter R craft. // The Measured Mom
Go on a rainbow name hunt! // Toddler Approved
Rainbow Activities – Math
Roll a rainbow! // The STEM Laboratory
Print hundred charts on bright, rainbow colored paper and make DIY math puzzles.
Learn about addition facts by painting number bond rainbows. // Math Geek Mama
Roll a rainbow snack as you practice the numbers 1 to 10.
Grab a bag of colored popsicle sticks, print some free activity cards, and solve missing patterns.
Practice color and shape recognition as kids piece together rainbow puzzles. // Itsy Bitsy Fun
Match up number puzzles! // From ABCs to ACTs
Race to fill a rainbow with a fun dice game. // Housing a Forest
Play with some free printable counting bear cards. // Life Over C’s
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