28 Wonderful Rainbow Inspired Activities for Kids to Do


July 31, 2015

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15. Rainbow Slime

This is a fabulous easy to make slime recipe. “Beautiful, translucent colours for a shimmery, bright rainbow slime sensory sensation”. Here is another slime recipe to try from Study at Home Mama.

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Little Bins for Little Hands

16. Footprint Rainbow Butterfly

I am such a fan of keepsakes. Capturing your little ones feet is so precious! Why not attempt your very own Footprint Butterfly? You could even make some additional prints for your family and friends!

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Messy Little Monster

You may also like these 16 Super Easy Art Ideas for Toddlers & Preschoolers

17. Colour Sorting Activity

Looking for an activity perfect for a range of ages? Here is the one. Set your little ones a colour hunt task. What will they find between them?

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A Little Pinch of Perfect

18. Fizzing Rainbow

Fizzing Cloud Dough. What little one wouldn’t enjoy creating this?

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Powerful Mothering

19. Colour Sorting Busy Bag

Busy bags are quick activities that are good to go at any given time. Need 2 minutes while you prepare the dinner? These busy bags come in handy to occupy your little ones for short periods of time. Or try this other great colour sorting busy bag from Powerful Mothering.

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Learning and Exploring Through Play

20. Soda Bottle Rainbow Craft

Has your little one had a go at painting glue on tissue paper? This craft would give them that opportunity! Using recycled materials you can create your very own rainbow that would look really effective on the light table! I am so doing this craft with my 2 year old!! You could also create a Paper Plate Rainbow like Messy Little Monster.

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A Little Pinch of Perfect

21. Sugar Water Density Rainbow Experiment

Now here is an experiment to try. Using ingredients and items you no doubt already have in your home!

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Little Bin’s for Little Hands

22. Pony Bead Rainbow Prism Suncatchers

A delightful process that creates a beautiful, colourful suncatcher. Why not create some with your little ones for gifts? It doesn’t have to be for a reason – send them to people you love – just because. You could also create a rainbow necklace using pony beads like Buggy and Buddy.

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Rhythms of Play

23. Taste Safe Glitter Playdough

Have a playdate coming up? This would be a hit not only with the children but I think the adults may want to give this a go too! What a delightful play recipe!

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Powerful Mothering

24. Edible Rainbow Sensory Bin

A great activity to set up to occupy your younger children. A bonus to this activity is it is safe to eat (check allergies) so you can allow children to explore freely!

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Study at Home Mama

25. Rainbow Tuff Tray

Are you planning to explore weather in your setting? There are lots of great ideas in this post!!

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Learning and Exploring Through Play

26. Bath Paints

Want to make your kids bath time fun? Here Messy Little Monster share how they created their very own bath paints! Look at how creative artist Harry got on!!

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Messy Little Monster

27. My Little Pony Small World

I don’t know about you, but my little one seems to outgrow her shoes over night! New shoes means shoe boxes! Why not use your shoe boxes to create small worlds? Here we share our My Little Pony themed small world set up complete, of course, with rainbows!

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Learning and Exploring Through Play

28. Rainbow Spaghetti

Look how vibrant the colours are in this activity? Fun at Home with the Kids share their secrets to getting their spaghetti so colourful.

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Fun at Home with the Kids

Over to you! Share your favourite rainbow inspired activity in the comments below.



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