30 Rainbow Crafts & Activities for Kids

Rainbows have the power to brighten any day! With spring getting so close, it’s the perfect time to start doing rainbow craft activities for kids! Spring, St Patrick’s Day, or any day the rainbow is usually welcome in our house!

Rainbow adds colors to your life. Rainbow make you happy. Every color of the rainbow has got its own significance. It’s really rare to see a rainbow these days because of all the skyscrapers and all the pollution. I love making crafts based on the rainbow theme, some of which I have enlisted below. You can use them for your kid’s birthday party having rainbow as a theme. Also, you can put these as decorative items in your home. These rainbow art and crafts are very easy and simple to make. Moms can have fun with their kids while making them.

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30 Rainbow Kids Craft Activities

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1. Rainbow Cover-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Artist: Umang Jitendra Nanda
    • Difficulty Level: Easy
    • Material Required:  Colorful Sheets, Cotton, Decorative Duct Tape, Scissors, Glue, Thread
    • Description: I made a rainbow art and craft notebook so that I can remember all the DIYs. The purpose of making it was to check anytime I forget the steps to make the DIY and verify the same from this book. After making it I wanted to have a beautiful and eye-catching cover for the same. Initially, I was really confused and then after some time, I came up with this. This can be the perfect cover for anybody’s rainbow-themed art and crafts. Also, this can be used as a backdrop for the rainbow-themed birthday party as well.

2. DIY Weaving Rainbow Fish-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Image source/Tutorial: craftymorning
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required: Rainbow colored paper, Googly eye (or make one out of paper), White or black card stock paper, Scissors/glue
  • Description: Make this one of a kind weaving rainbow art and craft fish with your kiddos! All you truly need is paper and paste! The children could truly pick any hues they might want, however. Start by cutting pieces of the hued paper (utilizing the long side). Cut out the state of a fish with card stock paper and overlay it into equal parts. Utilize scissors and cut cuts near one another not going excessively near the base and mouth. Weave the hued bits of paper through and trim the top and base to seem as though fish balances. Include the additional pieces around the body and include yellow ones the tail. So adorable!

3. DIY Paper Roll Butterfly-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Image source/Tutorial: nontoygifts
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: paper roll, white foam sheet, googly eyes, paint (red, orange, yellow, purple, blue and green), marker, Pipe cleaner, Small Pom Pom, Glue
  • Description: My kid was given a project of making a rainbow-themed craft in his school. Being a mom I had to involve with him completely. Ultimately, we came up with this cute little rainbow art and craft, which is such a pleasure to make. I have such fun and vivid memories of making it. The best part about this DIY is that it involved zero cost as everything was easily available in my home.

4. DIY Rainbow Craft For Adults-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Artist: Faiza Kader
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Craft paper of all the colors in a rainbow, scissors, glue
  • Description: I wanted to hang something colorful on one of the walls of my room which was empty since a long long time. Then I came up with making this DIY rainbow art and craft. The amazing thing while I was making this was it did not require much of material which made the making of it hassle-free. So, peeps what are you waiting for start making it and add colors to one of your walls.

5. DIY Coiled Cardboard Tube Rainbow Wind Chain

Image source/Tutorial: craftsbyamanda
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required: 2 12- inch wooden dowels, Yarn, 6 4- inch cardboard tube, Paint: red blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, 2 sheets white felt, Hot glue gun or white craft glue, Scissors
  • Description: I wanted a handmade wind chain for my room, which is actually a pseudo one. Haha! Then I came across one of these and I found it just suitable for my room as it was so colorful. Making it was a cakewalk and also you can keep its length as long as you want.

6. DIY Rainbow Pony Bead Bracelet

Image source/Tutorial: craftsbyamanda
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required: Beads, buttons, pipe cleaner
  • Description: Got 5 minutes? At that point, I have too simple art for you and your daughter. So get some pony beads and pipe cleaners and head over to my post on to get the guidelines for this enjoyment rainbow subject art!  This pony beads bracelet can be on the return gifts or the birthday party of your daughter.

7. DIY Craft For Sunday School

Artist: Ruhi Rohan
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required: White Chart Paper, Cotton, Paint Colors, Scissors, Glue
  • Description: My daughter had a fancy dress competition at her school. I was so confused as to what should I make her which is unique. Then it rained and I saw the rainbow and it just stuck to my mind, why not make her a rainbow. I made her a pretty rainbow adding colors to everyone’s life. Make your child a rainbow adding colors to the life of people with the help of this DIY rainbow art and craft.

8. Rainbow Gift Bag Tutorial

Image source/Tutorial: tikkido
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Ribbons, Cotton Balls, Craft rhinestones, Plain white gift Bags, Glue, Scissors
  • Description: Today, I’m showing you how to turn a plain white gift bag into a rainbow-bedecked delight. It’s inexpensive and so perfect for this project! You just need 3-4 type of material and you will be ready to roll with this quirky and attractive paper bag. When my friends saw this bag they literally offered me to pay for this bag. The idea behind it is so unique that everyone just fell in love with it.

9. DIY Rainbow Art And Craft

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Paint Colors
  • Description: I wanted to have a family tree kind of a thing which is made with hand imprints. But that was also a very cliche. I wanted the hand imprint thing but did not want a tree. Then I decided to make a flower instead. Everyone just loved the variation in the idea. I framed it and hung it over one of the walls in my drawing room You can also write the names over the imprints as well.

10. DIY Cotton Balls Art

Image source/Tutorial: scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Cotton balls, Food coloring, Vinegar, Water, Small bowls, Scissors, Gloves (optional), Paper, Glue
  • Description: This week for our Rainbow Crafts For Sunday, my girl and I made a fun little workmanship venture with cotton balls. The speciality was so basic and fun and the completed workmanship had a colossal effect! So, introduce your kid with the alternative use of cotton balls and turn it into a rainbow.

11. DIY Rainbow Mobile Craft

Image source/tutorial: madeit
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Felt of  different colors, Thread
  • Description: This Sunshine and Rainbow versatile is splendid and brilliant, it has 35 raindrops (5 of each shade of the rainbow). This DIY is ideal for a nursery or playroom and will make a marvellous feature. All mobiles are hand-cut and sewed and are delivered utilizing felt and a while later stacked up with fragile polyester filling.

12. Paper Plate Rainbow Craft

Image source/Tutorial: artycraftykids
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Paper Plate, Paint Colors, Cotton Wool, PVA Glue, Scissors
  • Description: As a grown-up, I despite everything get energized when a rainbow shows up in the sky. I love rainbows and in the event that you haven’t just speculated, they’re an immense wellspring of motivation. Today, I have the delight of demonstrating you a staggeringly simple paper plate rainbow craft that is ideal for your little child or preschooler. And keeping in mind that it’s a straightforward art, it likewise presents a fabulous chance to acquaint shading blending in with little youngsters.

13. DIY Rainbow Dream Catcher

Artist: Varsha Malik Singh
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Yarn, Beads, Thread, Feather, Embroidery Hoop
  • Description: Catching your dreams! Is it possible? Nope? The answer is yes. Not literally but yes that is what the purpose of this DIY is. It’s the Rainbow Dream Catcher which can catch all the nightmares you are having. It is said that if you have a nightmare and you tell it to someone it does not haunt you. So, if you have none to tell your nightmares to then you can always rely on this dream catcher. It is the most colorful dream catcher I have ever come across. So, guys start converting your nightmares into colorful dreams with this rainbow craft for adults.

14. DIY Rainbow Ribbon Wreath

Image source/Tutorial: thekingstonhome
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required: foam wreath (any size), large sharp knife, pen, assorted ribbon, hot glue gun, scissors, glue dots, white card stock
  • Description: Searching for something to do with that extra ribbons? Get a heated glue gun and a foam wreath to make a DIY rainbow lace wreath. This rainbow craft for adults is ideal for birthday celebrations, kids make, homeroom stylistic layout and more.

15. DIY Rainbow Badges

Artist: Kahkashan Iqbal
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Sheet, Crayons, Satin Ribbons, Black Sketch Pen
  • Description: My little one made a club called rainbow club and she asked to innovate and also make the badges for the whole members of the club. I gave it a lot of thought. I wanted something uncomplicated and well-suited badge on a kid level.  I came across with this idea above shown in the picture. I made one of the badges and then asked my kids and her friends to help me out. It was a fun activity and the badges were really liked by the teachers in the school as well.

16. DIY Day Window Clings

Image source/Tutorial: craftsbyamanda
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Puffy Paint, Parchment Paper, Paper Clips or Stapler
  • Description: Making DIY window clings is fun, it’s simple and you just need a certain something.. puffy paint. We are going to make rainbows, shamrocks, a pot of gold, a leprechaun cap and the word fortunate. All of which you can adhere to your window. They are fun and vivid yet aren’t only for windows. Append these rainbow crafts for adults to picture casings, reflects or even your school storage! The bigger rainbow is a perfect undertaking for your rudimentary matured children. It requires more tolerance than a portion of the littler designs. Keep it in mind if your windows are cool, your window clings may not stick to the window.

17. Rainbow Themed Backdrop For Birthdays:

Artist: Eti Saxena
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Colorful Craft paper, Crepe paper, Paint, Scissors, Glue, Thread
  • Description: Which kid does not want to have a rocking birthday party which is unique and full of fun games. Theme based birthday parties are so much in trend these days that every kid wants to have one. If you are thinking of having a rainbow-themed birthday party then you can use this DIY rainbow art and craft as part of your decoration.

18. DIY Rainbow Crafts For Adults

Artist: Falguni Shah
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required:  Wooden Cutting as shown in the picture, Wood Paint Colors, Varnish, Wall Clock Machine
  • Description: Time is money these days. If you can utilize your time properly you can turn it into money. I had a renovation in my room and was struggling to have a wall clock. I could not find an appropriate wall clock for the room. I searched a lot of markets but still could not. Then I came across this amazing DIY rainbow themed wall clock. My eyes just got stuck onto it and that is when I decided that I will have this clock for my room. The clock can take time but it seriously worth the time. HAHA!!

19. DIY Rainbow Bottles

Artist: Vineesha Vijayan
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Satin Thread, Pearl Beads, Black Velvet Sheet, Glue, Beer Bottles
  • Description: These beautiful looking satin threads are uncomplicated and effortless to make. I put these bottles over my study table. I chose these because they keep giving me hope because of the colors. This DIY rainbow art and craft might look an expensive one but involves no cost. Make sure that you evenly spread the glue over the bottle before sticking the satin thread.

20. DIY Rainbow Craft For Sunday School

Artist: Rashmie Soni
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: Pencil, Pencil Colors, Eraser and A sheet
  • Description: This is simple sketch that can be used as a Sunday project by the teachers of the playgroup.  This can be a fun activity. Also, a drawing teacher can give this sketch to be drawn by the kids during the summers. This can also be made by a mom and his/ her toddler collectively. The main aim of this sketch is to introduce the kids withe concept of rainbow.

21. DIY Rainbow Parrot

Artist: Rashmi Raghavendra
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required:  Pencil Colors and A white sheet or canvas
  • Description: The name DIY rainbow parrot might sound funny to you but the whole idea behind this picture was to fill the parrot with rainbow colors only. I wanted to sketch a parrot which is as colorful as possible then I thought why not use the rainbow colors as colors to fill the parrot’s sketch.

22. DIY Gaint Crystal Rainbow

Image source/Tutorial: hellowonderful
  • Difficulty Level:  Moderate
  • Material Required: Borax, Hot water, Giant Pipe Cleaners,Clear plastic thin string, Pencil or chopstick, Large container to fully submerge your rainbow
  • Description: Have you had a go at making Borax crystals? It’s very an examination we need to attempt again with various shapes and hues! I’ve seen such a large number of various methods for utilizing Borax, a typical cleaning fixing, to make delightful precious stones. The reason is basic – break up Borax in water to make a suspension that structures excellent gems that sticks to the thing suspended. Start making this cheerful rainbow art and craft hanging item for your home so that it can gleam with its beauty.

23. Rainbow Pinata Cake Recipe-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Image source/Tutorial: tablespoon
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: 1 box (16 oz)  cake mix; 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened; 2/3 cup water; 2 large eggs; Shortening to butter pans and counter; Flour to dust pans; 1 can  white decorator cake icing; 2 cups assorted candy; 1 container  Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting; 24 ounces white fondant; Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet paste or gel food coloring
  • Description:  My kid wanted to have a rainbow theme based birthday party. He wanted it to be the best and memorable one. He asked to keep me the theme intact in each and everything as far as possible. The cake was the most worrisome part for me. Then I came across this delicious and colorful pinata cake. I was drooling just by seeing the pictures of it. First it seemed a bit difficult but if you know baking then you can accomplish this.

24. Rainbow Fondant Cupcake Cups-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Image source/Tutorial: tablespoon
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Material Required: 2 tablespoons shortening or butter; 16 oz mini marshmallows; 4 tablespoons water; 2 teaspoons corn syrup; Optional flavored oil or extract; 2 lb confectioners (powdered) sugar; Paste or gel coloring violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, red; 12 baked cupcakes (baked in the same muffin tin you use to make the fondant cups); 1 can (16 oz) Rich & Creamy Frosting
  • Description:  These muffins are in continuation with the post earlier of the pinata cake. This was another thing which I made for my kid’s rainbow themed birthday party. Both the cake and the muffins came out so be so tasty that kids were coming again and again to refill their plates. These muffins and the pinata cake made my kid’s birthday party a hit among his friends.

25. DIY Rainbow Cake-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Material Required: One sponge Cake, Cream for Icing, Food color
  • Description: This cake was another option for my kid’s rainbow-themed birthday party. This one is easier than the pinata one. In case you find trouble making that cake then you can switch to this one as that involved a lot of fondant and procedure.

26. DIY Rainbow Pom Pom Tote Bag-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Image source/Tutorial: hellowonderful
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Black Canvas Tote, Felt in assorted colors, Pom Pom Maker, Fabric Glue, Yarn
  • Description: Love rainbows? On the off chance that you do, at that point you’ll adore making this enjoyment and basic DIY rainbow art and craft for your following summer experience with kids. Utilizing felt, pompoms and fabric glue, you can make this eye-popping rainbow tote for you and your little one! An ideal movement to do at a sweet DIY party! Make the most of your new Rainbow Pom Pom Tote! Wouldn’t it be enjoyable to make one for the children and incorporate some rainbow rocks in them?

27. Embroidery Hoop Rainbow Tree-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Image source/Tutorial: kixcereal
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: 10-inch round embroidery hoop, White cotton fabric (I used an old sheet), Brown embroidery floss, Embroidery needle, Buttons (7 of each color): red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple, Stick pins, Hot glue gun, Thimble
  • Description: Showing kids the nuts and bolts of sewing with a needle and string is something we as a whole ought to do. Without a doubt, there are sewing machines nowadays, and when they get more established they can swindle their shirt to have the catch sewn back on. Yet, why, when they can gain proficiency with these essential fundamental abilities while making an enjoyment venture simultaneously? I do suggest parental supervision for this venture as children will be working with sharp stick pins and a needle. The progression with the craft glue firearm should likewise be possible by a grown-up on the off chance that you like. This makes an extraordinary room design or can be given as an insightful DIY rainbow art and craft present for these special seasons or a birthday.

28. DIY Knitted Rainbow Dress For A Newborn:

Artist: Purvi Desai
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Yarn, Knitting Needles, ribbons, satin flowers, buttons
  • Description: My sister gave birth to a baby girl a month back. The day she was born she added colors to everyone’s life. And wanted to gift her something so I came up with making this small dress for her. This tiny cute dress was very appropriate for her to give. I wrote a note: Since you added colors to our lives here is a colorful dress for you.

29. DIY Rainbow Arts And Crafts-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Artist: Smita Koppikar
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Yarn, Knitting Needles, Colorful Pearls Necklace, A pair of handles
  • Description: I love knitting and I wanted to gift one of my friend something knitted. One day I was sitting with her and she just said she needed a trendy bag. Then I thought what can be the best other than gifting her a knitted bag. This bag is can hold a lot of stuff together inside it and is quite sturdy.

30. Rainbow Craft For Adults-Rainbow Crafts & Activities

Artist: Rajeshwari Shalabh
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Material Required: Yarn, Knitting Needle, Small Scissors
  • Description: Do you love knitting? Then this DIY is just for you. Make this cute little skirt for your cute little daughter. She will just love it, I can assure you. Also, if she is having a skit or fashion show kind of a thing in her school and the theme is rainbow then what can perfect than this. Make sure to measure her size properly otherwise it will be a trouble for you to alter it.

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I hope you all liked and appreciated my ideas of these rainbow themed DIYs. These ideas are the best-assorted idea for anything related to the rainbow, be it a birthday party, be it a drawing project or a dress. This article covers almost everything. So, peeps what are you waiting for start adding colors to your life with these amazing rainbow ideas today. You can share your ideas and valuable feedback in the comment section given below. We will come up with more such useful articles for you. Until then keep creating and smiling with K4 Craft!

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