Simple DIY Rainbow Craft With Construction Paper That Helps Kids Match Colors And Strengthen Hand Coordination

Make your own rainbow indoors! This torn paper rainbow craft is perfect for a fun indoor art project that also helps kids learn their colors! This easy construction paper craft idea is great for preschoolers on a rainy day. It’s so easy to set up and this rainbow craft always comes out so pretty! Torn paper crafts are so fun because they aren’t perfect or symmetrical. Each rainbow will be as unique as your child!

If you’re looking for a boredom busting craft to do with your kids, look no further. This fun and cheap construction paper rainbow craft is both beautiful and thought provoking. Kids will have so much fun tearing and gluing the little pieces of brightly colored paper and they will get so much practice with color recognition too! I just love a craft that is also a learning opportunity!

I’m always looking for a cheap art projects to keep my kids entertained and this rainbow craft is so perfect! Rainbow crafts always bring a smile to my face because they are just so pretty. This budget friendly craft uses only contruction paper, glue and markers. That’s it!! My kids love tearing the colorful constriction paper into small pieces too. Shhh don’t tell them, but this simple craft idea also helps strengthen those fine motor skills. Who doesn’t love an activity with a 1 – 2 learning punch! Learn colors, work on fine motor skills, and have fun all at the same time! 

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Supply List – Construction Paper Rainbow Craft

  • Construction paper (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple)
  • Markers in the same colors as the construction paper
  • Glue (stick or liquid)

Are you looking for a fun and easy rainbow craft for kids - Try making a rainbow out of torn construction paper. Torn paper crafts are so fun for kids and they make for really pretty art work too! My kids loved tearing the construction paper into small pieces and gluing it on. This activity is also a great way for kids to learn their colors! Kids can create a pretty art work, learn their colors, and have fun all at the same time with this easy and cheap rainbow craft for kids!

How To Make Torn Paper Rainbows

This rainbow craft is super simple and only takes a couple of minutes to set up. Start by drawing a rainbow on a white piece of paper with markers. Try to follow ROYGBIV when drawing your rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple).

Looking for a last minute craft idea? Try construction paper rainbows with supplies you probably already have lying around. This rainbow craft is simple to set up and really fun for kids. Teach the colors of the rainbow while making a pretty art project. Your kids will have so much fun with this rainbow art project!

Next, tear colorful construction paper into small pieces. These paper pieces should be small, about the size of a nickel or dime. The colors of the construction paper pieces should match the marker colors. Have your kids glue the torn paper pieces on the corresponding color line on the rainbow!  

Are you looking for creative crafts or projects for kids to make at home when they’re bored? Try these torn construction paper rainbows! Heck, even as an adult, I had so much fun making these! I couldn’t believe how pretty they turned out considering I really just experimented and threw everything together last minute. The idea is to create a pretty rainbow with torn pieces of paper. Each rainbow will be as unique as your kiddos!

It really is that easy! I love this craft because it not only teaches kids to match colors but gluing the small pieces of paper improves fine motor skills! A great learning activity for kids! 

After such a gloomy start to the spring, I needed a great idea to bring the colors of the rainbow indoors. This DIY rainbow craft is so simple to make with a few basic supplies like construction paper, markers, and glue. Plus, kids can practice color recognition with each piece of paper they glue! I love creative learning activities for toddlers and preschoolers.

This rainbow craft is perfect for preschoolers. My toddler also did this art project with us but she needed a little more assistance with the glue. If you happen to be doing to craft with toddlers, try using liquid glue to draw a line on each color one at at time. Have your toddler complete one color of the rainbow before moving on to the next. I continually asked my kids which color they were doing next, which helped to reinforce their knowledge of the name of each color! 

Happy crafting and if you’re looking for more ways to teach color recognition to kids – check out this color sorting activities post. It contains 10 easy and fun color sorting activities for kids of all ages! 

A fun and colorful craft idea for kids to make! If you’re looking for fun craft ideas for your kids, this whimsical construction paper rainbow is a blast to make with just a few simple supplies. This art project keeps little hands busy when bored at home. My kids loved making this rainbow craft! This is an easy springtime craft for elementary age kids who are always looking for crafts to do.

Are you looking for easy crafts to do at home? You probably already have the supplies to make these beautiful torn paper rainbows! This creative project is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. This lovely DIY rainbow also makes for an awesome way for kids to learn their colors! Who doesn’t love a craft idea with a 1-2 learning punch! Are you looking for a fun and easy rainbow art activity for your kids? If so, I've got you. Your kids are going to have so much fun with this colorful construction paper craft idea! My kids had so much fun with this simple and easy art activity. With supplies you likely already have at home, it makes for a cheap and fun project. The best part is you can hang this pretty rainbow craft in your window to bring a bit of the outdoors inside on gloomy days. Fun and easy crafts for kids to make when bored at home! This pretty construction paper rainbow is so simple to make with cheap supplies that you probably already have. A super creative craft project for preschoolers! Full tutorial included on how to make this rainbow craft for kids.


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