Make rainbow art with these fun rainbow painting ideas, rainbow art projects, and rainbow crafts for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages.
Here’s a list of easy rainbow art, rainbow crafts, and rainbow painting ideas that are fun to make on a rainy spring day, sunny summer afternoon, windy fall day, or gloomy winter morning to add color and help brighten your day!
Children love rainbows, and painting rainbow art is no exception. Choose from the awesome rainbow art projects and painting ideas below–or find inspiration to create rainbow arts and crafts! You may also enjoy this list of Flower Art Projects and Painting Ideas.
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Best Rainbow Art and Craft Ideas for Preschoolers and Older kids, Too!
Children love rainbows, and making rainbow arts and crafts is no exception. Choose from any of the awesome rainbow painting ideas below, or find inspiration to paint a rainbow art masterpiece! And, if your children are curious and want to know how rainbows are made, look at Rainbow Science!
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Rainbow Art Projects and Painting Ideas
Art projects and painting ideas in a rainbow of colors are listed below. Rainbow crafts and DIY toys are on a list in the next section!
- Rainbow Rainy Day Art | Rhythms of Play
- Toothbrush Rainbow Painting | The Pinterested Parent
- Rainbow Scrape Painting Art | Hello Wonderful
- Easy Rainbow Yarn Art | Rhythms of Play
- Mosaic Rainbow Art | Parent Teach Play
- Rainbow Sponge Painting | Kids’ Craft Room
- Oil Pastel and Watercolor Rainbow Art | Buggy and Buddy
- Very Cool Way to Make a Rainbow | Happy Hooligans
- Shaving Cream Rainbow Art | Hello Wonderful
- Racing Rainbow Painting | Fantastic Fun and Learning
- Black Glue and Salt Watercolor Rainbow | Mess for Less
- Rainbow String Painting | Twitchetts
- Straw Blowing Rainbow Art | Arty Crafty Kids Blog
- Giant Rainbow Collage | The Imagination Tree
- Handprint Rainbow | Kids Craft Room
- Rainbow Shamrock Art | Rhythms of Play (pictured below)
More Rainbow Art and Craft Ideas
If you liked the rainbow art ideas listed above, you will love all of the fun rainbow art and craft ideas below. There are so many more fun ways to make a rainbow.
Check out the awesome rainbow craft projects listed below and the DIY rainbow toys you can make for kids to play with–like these super cool rainbow star magic wands! Just look at all the fun you can have with rainbow crafts!
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Rainbow Crafts for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Kids of all Ages
Rainbow crafts for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages–even those just young at heart!
- No Sew Rainbow Star Wands | Rhythms of Play (pictured above)
- Rainbow Paper Plate Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers | Teaching Mama
- Cute Rainbow Kid Craft | Easy Peasy and Fun
- Rainbow Paper Plate | Arty Crafty Kids
- Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Magnet | One Little Project
- Rainbow Thumbprint Heart Magnets | Rhythms of Play
- Easy Thumbprint Heart Necklaces in a Rainbow of Colors | Rhythms of Play
- Thumbprint Heart Keychain Charms | Rhythms of Plays (pictured below)
More Rainbow Craft Ideas for Kids
Below you can find even more fun and easy rainbow craft ideas, like these rainbow shamrock necklaces, for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages!
- Toilet Paper Roll Rainbow Shamrock Necklaces | Rhythms of Play (pictured above)
- Simple 3D Paper Rainbow Craft | Easy Peasy and Fun
- 3D Construction Paper Rainbow Heart Craft | Twitchetts
- Paint Chip Rainbow Craft | Fun Littles
- Fruit Loop Rainbow Craft | Housing a Forest
- Make a Beaded Rainbow Necklace or Bracelet | Rhythms of Play
- Rainbow Pony Bead Prism Suncatcher | Rhythms of Play (pictured below)
- How to Make a Rainbow Window Star | Rhythms of Play (pictured below)
- Easy Rainbow Suncatchers | Rhythms of Play (pictured below)
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Rainbow DIY Toys for Kids
Make any of the DIY rainbow toys for kids on the list below. These rainbow toys are a favorite in our Waldorf-inspired home childcare!
- DIY Rainbow Ringer Game for Kids
- Rainbow Loom Band Sensory Bottle
- Waldorf Square Wooden Puzzle
- No Sew Rainbow Star Wands
- DIY Rainbow Colored Wooden Blocks for Kids
- Rainbow Galaxy Sensory Bottle
- DIY Rainbow Loom Band Ringer Game
- Rainbow Peg Dolls DIY Toy for Kids (pictured below)
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Rainbow Art and Craft Ideas for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Kids of All Ages!
We hope you enjoyed this fantastic collection of rainbow art and craft ideas for kids (and adults, too!). I don’t know about you, but I LOVE to create rainbow art as much as children do!
Learn more about Rhythms of Play HERE!
Don’t forget to have a look at this collection of heart art. The best part about heart art is that you can make many of these art projects in a rainbow of colors!
You may also like this collection of St. Patrick’s Day shamrocks and four-leaf clover art and craft ideas! The fun collection below has a few more rainbow art and craft ideas that kids LOVE to make!