Skip to Content


In case you didn’t know, we love rainbows here – from rainbow treats, to parties and cakes, we’ve covered the whole spectrum. Well, except for rainbow projects you can do with your kids. With St. Patrick’s Day rolling around the corner, it’s the perfect time to have some bright and colorful rainbow fun. Here are 11 radiant rainbow activities to make and enjoy with your kids!

Rainbow Bracelet (via The Cheese Thief) Are your kids as into the Rainbow Loom bracelet craze as mine are? If so check out this cool tutorial (with video included) on how to make a double sided design with rainbow pattern on one end.

Rainbow Paper Stars (via Agus Yornet) Present your kids with a special jar of rainbow folded stars. Older kids can follow the step-by-step photo tutorial to make their own – so pretty to keep or give away as gifts!

Rainbow Crayons (via Paper & Stitch) Make your own crayons in a rainbow pattern. Hearts are endearing, but you could use any shape mold to layer the colors to create a rainbow.

Rainbow Blocks (via Childhood List) Blocks are the building step for endless creativity and building skills. Make your own in vibrant colors of the rainbow for some bright variation.

Rainbow Tree (via Babble Babble Do) I love this idea! Painting a rainbow tree is a fun outdoor activity which brightens up any space and can be enjoyed daily.

Rainbow Salt Jars (via Flax and Twine) I remember doing this exact activity when I was a child. Kids will love layering the colors of salt in this fun jar activity which has such a pretty end result.

Rainbow Hoop (via Make and Takes) This is a fun decoration to make for your kids’ room that will brighten up any space with its vibrant colors.

Rainbow Paper Mobile (via Scrappin’ Memories 4U) Here’s a cute paper rainbow craft that is simple to make and looks adorable hung up.

Melted Crayon Rainbow Art (via Glorious Treats) A beautiful piece of art you can create from nothing more than melted crayons. This is definitely a show stopper type of piece that will have kids mesmerized.

Rainbow Rice (via Rachel, Domesticated) An activity little ones especially will love – rainbow rice is a wonderful sensory activity that leads to colorful explorations.

Rainbow Felt Magnet (via Crafts By Amanda) Sometimes simple crafts are the best, such as this easy and adorable rainbow felt magnet you can stick up to bring simple joys.

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.