20+ Rainbow Activities for Kids

This week, kids will discover, create, learn and explore the magic and colors of the RAINBOW! Kidz Activities has scoured the Internet to find you Rainbow activities for kids to do at home. There are at least 5 learning & sensory play ideas, 5 crafts for preschoolers, 5 activities for school-aged kids and 5 rainbow food ideas, among others… any of these (or all of these!) activities will surely keep your little ones busy during the week.

Rainbow activities for kids by Kidz Activities

Rainbow Activities for Kids…

Rainbow Learning & Sensory Play

These 5 learning & sensory play ideas are suitable for toddlers and preschoolers. Skills learned through these 5 rainbow activities for kids: manipulating a variety of textures, color recognition and color sorting, which is a pre-math skill.

Rainbow Rice Sensory Play by Things to Share and Remember

Rainbow Rice

Rainbow Soap Foam Bubbles by Fun at Home with Kids

Rainbow Foam

Creating a Lego Rainbow by Kids Activities Blog

Rainbow Lego

Sorting Rainbow Colours with Cardboard Tubes by Learning 4 Kids

Sorting Rainbow Colours with Cardboard Rolls

DIY Rainbow Pasta by Fun at Home with Kids

DIY Rainbow Pasta


Rainbow Kids Crafts

This is a collection of 5 easy rainbow crafts. Sticking activities will be suitable for toddlers, encouraging color recognition as they do the rainbow activity. Coloring, painting and cutting will be enjoyed by preschoolers. The rainbow comb painting activity will be an absolute (though messy) hit with little ones of any age.

Rainbow Wind Catchers by A Pretty Cool Life

rainbow wind catchers

Giant Rainbow Collage by The Imagination Tree

Giant Rainbow Collage

Rainbow Art by Buggy and Buddy

Rainbow Art

Rainbow Comb Paintings by The Imagination Tree

Rainbow Comb Painting

Rainbow Pot of Gold Paper Plate Craft by Tutus & Tea Parties

Rainbow & Pot of Gold Paper Plate Craft


Rainbow Activities for School aged kids

And of course we cannot forget the older, school aged kids. They too, can create their own rainbow artwork or experiment with these science related rainbow activities for kids….

Rainbow Crayon Artwork by Whatever

Rainbow art melted crayons

Science Fun: Rainbow Roses by Learning 4 Kids

Rainbow roses science experiment

Science for Kids: Making Rainbow Reflections by Buggy and Buddy

Science for Kids: Making Rainbow Reflections

Make your own Rainbow by Kidspot

Make your own Rainbow

Rainbow Lemon Eruptions by Blog Me Mom

Rainbow Lemon Eruptions


Rainbow Food

A rainbow themed week will not be complete without Rainbow themed food! If you have the time and patience, whip up a rainbow cake with your kids. But if baking isn’t for you right now, do the simple fruity loopy rainbow or rainbow fruit kebabs with your kids!

Rainbow Kids Birthday Cake by Kidz Activities

kids rainbow layered cake

Fruity Loopy Rainbow by Learning 4 Kids

Fruity Loopy Rainbow

Rainbow Frosting Cupcakes by Sprinkle Bakes

Rainbow Frosting Cupcakes

Rainbow Slice and Bake Cookies by Good Life Eats

Slice and Bake Rainbow Cookie

Rainbow Fruit Kebabs by Sumptuous Spoonfuls

Rainbow Fruit Kebabs


Rainbow Birthday Party Ideas

And lastly, we just had to add this rainbow themed birthday party onto our list of rainbow activities for kids, because the mum at One Little Project did an amazing job with the rainbow theme…

Rainbow themed First Birthday Party by One Little Project

Rainbow themed birthday party

Do you have other rainbow activities for kids that you would like to share? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Just drop us a note below or post a comment on the Kidz Activities Facebook page.

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