Brighten your day with this cute cloud and rainbow craft that takes 5 minutes to make!

Are you looking for a simple and fun craft idea for kids? Then these adorable Popsicle Stick Rainbows are perfect! Using just a few supplies you probably already have around the house, your kids can create bright and cheery popsicle stick rainbows with a cute little cloud on top. 

how to make popsicle stick rainbows with just a few cheap supplies found at home. This easy 5 minute craft idea is perfect for kids. Add a ribbon and hang this bright and cheery craft on your walls, doors, or gift to a friend.

I even created this cloud outline printable to make this craft even easier to set up! This may be the cutest thing you’ll ever make with popsicle sticks. And it’s so easy that toddlers, preschoolers, and older kids will love this art project. Keep scrolling for the step by step photo tutorial. 

Supplies Needed

  • Jumbo colored popsicle sticks (like these!)
  • Cloud outline or plain white paper (card stock works best)
  • Hot glue gun and liquid glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Small pink buttons
  • Black marker and scissors

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How to Make This Rainbow Cloud Craft

Step 1 You will need 6 colored popsicle sticks and 1 plain wooden popsicle stick for this fun craft. Line up the popsicle sticks in reverse rainbow color order (purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red). Make sure they are all touching. Then hot glue the plain popsicle stick diagonally across to keep everything together.

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Step 2 Use this cloud outline or simply cut a cloud shape out of card stock paper. Glue 2 googly eyes to the cloud. Add a smile with a black markers. For a fun added touch, you can glue pink buttons to the top of the smile to create rosy cheeks!

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Step 3 Turn the glued popsicle sticks over so that the diagonal stick is on the back. Add a small line of glue to the top of the popsicle sticks and glue the cloud into place. Allow to dry fully before handling. 

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What a fun and easy art project for kids! These popsicle stick rainbows alway turn out perfect! I love using popsicle sticks in our craft projects because they are so cheap! So if you’re looking for a craft that’s sure to be a hit, head to the store and grab some jumbo colored popsicle sticks! Also let your kids get creative when designing the cloud face. Remember it doesn’t need to be perfect, just FUN!

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How To Color Popsicle Sticks

If you have an abundance of plain wood colored popsicle sticks and don’t want to buy more for this project, you have a few options! Have your kids paint or use markers to color the individual sticks. You can also try to dye wooden popsicle sticks at home using vinegar and food coloring. Simply add your popsicle stick to a bowl, cover it with vinegar and add a few drops of food coloring. The wooden popsicle stick should soak up the color! Make sure to dry the popsicle sticks completely before using in any craft project. 

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Helpful Tips

  • I used hot glue to glue the popsicle sticks together so that it dried quickly. If you dont have a hot glue gun, that ok! Use liquid glue to stick the diagonal popsicle stick in place. You will need to allow the glue to dry completely before moving on to the next step. 
  • Adding buttons are a fun touch to this simple art project. Any color button will work or you can simply use markers to create the cheeks. 
  • Add a ribbon to the back of the cloud and hang these pretty popsicle stick rainbows on your windows or doors. You can even give them as gifts to brighten someone’s day!

Don’t forget to pin and save this cute rainbow craft for later!

Are you looking for an easy craft idea for kids? Try making cloud and rainbow popsicle crafts. Using just a few cheap craft supplies you can make cute little rainbows to hang arounds the house to brighten your day. Check out the simple to follow tutorial for the perfect popsicle craft.

How to make popsicle stick rainbows with cute clouds on top. Rainbow colored jumbo popsicle sticks are the perfect cheap art supply for so many projects. Kids will love making rainbows with this versatile craft supply. A 5 minute craft for kids.

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