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Check out this awesome printable rainbow template. Your children can make a fun Do A Dot rainbow or rip up construction paper and make a mosaic rainbow. Just print out the free rainbow template pdf and get crafting!
Make a Do a Dot Rainbow Or a Construction Paper Rainbow Craft
Get the Free Rainbow Printable Template below and enjoy this fun spring craft with your Kindergarteners, Preschoolers, and Toddlers.
Add Some Cotton Balls as Clouds on the Bottom of the Rainbow!
Whether you are a preschool teacher, parent, grandparent, librarian, or Daycare worker, you will love this blank rainbow template. It’s such a fun and quick activity to do with your kids. Make them while you’re learning about spring, St. Patrick’s Day, or as part of a weather lesson. These rainbows are perfect at school, at home, or just for fun!
Enjoy this Rainbow Craft Printable while reading these Fun Books:
Here’s What You Need
Here’s your rainbow craft supply list (This post contains affiliate links to the products mentioned. Read my disclosure policy for more information):
- Free Printable Rainbow Template<— Get it Here!
- Do a Dot Markers
- construction paper, colored copy paper, or colored cardstock
- glue sticks (click for our favorite kind of glue)
- white school glue (if adding cotton)
- cotton balls (optional)
Watch the Rainbow Craft Video for step-by-step instructions on how to make this easy craft for kids.
Step 1: Download and Print the Free Printable Rainbow Template
Download the Free Printable Rainbow Template. These pages include everything you need to do these fun rainbow activities.
The PDF comes with a Free Do A Dot Rainbow Template and Blank Rainbow Template
Step 2: Cut up Construction Paper for the Rainbow Craft
You may already have a stash of scrap construction paper. For the mosaic rainbow craft, you’ll need all of the colors of the rainbow: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple.
Children can cut the paper into small shapes or let them rip it as they make the craft.
If you plan to cut paper ahead of time for this craft, just cut strips of paper about a half-inch wide. Stack and line up your strips of paper to cut multiple sheets at a time.
Tip: This craft uses more paper scraps than you think!
Step 3: Make Your Construction Paper Rainbow!
I recommend having finished crafts so the children can see what the final version will look like.
- Match the colors to each arc of the rainbow.
- Glue your scrap paper onto the rainbow – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple.
- Optional: Drizzle white school glue onto the clouds at the bottom of the rainbow.
- Optional: Pull apart cotton balls and glue them onto your rainbow to make a soft and fluffy cloud.
- Don’t forget to write your name on the back.
Step 1: Match the colors to each arc of the rainbow.
Step 2: Glue your scrap paper onto the rainbow – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple.
Step 3: Optional: Drizzle white school glue onto the clouds at the bottom of the rainbow.
Step 4: Optional: Pull apart cotton balls and glue them onto your rainbow to make a soft and fluffy cloud. Don’t forget to write your name on the back.
And you’re finished with your Rainbow Craft for Preschoolers!
Instructions for the Do A Dot Rainbow:
This activity is very simple. Just print out the do a dot rainbow template (it’s the one with the circles). Then, use your do a dot markers to fill in the circles. Makes sure to use the correct color for each arch.
These are great spring activities for preschoolers. Make them as a weather activity or just for fun. And, it’s a great craft for Kindergarteners, Toddlers, Daycare, or just a fun craft at home idea.
More Weather Crafts for Kids
If you liked this craft, check out some of my other Weather Crafts for Kids.
- Rainbow Craft for Preschoolers
- Easy Umbrella Craft
- Rain Cloud Craft
- Sun Craft for Kids
- Free Water Cycle Worksheets
- Printable Water Cycle Bingo
- Water Cycle Craft for Kindergarten
- Free Weather Coloring Pages
- Do A Dot Rainbow Printable
As always, I try to make my crafts fast, easy & inexpensive. Enjoy!