St. Patrick's Day is the perfect time to learn about the colors of the rainbow. This tissue paper rainbow craft is a great way to teach this concept! Children roll and glue each color of the rainbow to a cardstock rainbow. This project is best done as a two day activity for children age four and older.

What you'll need:

  • Black and green construction paper
  • Template
  • Tissue paper in these colors: Red, Orange ,Yellow,Green, Blue, Purple
  • Template of rainbow
  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Marker
  • Glue
  • Black construction paper
  • Cotton Balls
  • Gold glitter
How to make this craft
  • Trace the rainbow template onto the white cardstock and cut it out.
  • Roll each piece of tissue paper and glue onto the cardstock. Complete each row at a time.Start with red at the top and follow with orange,yellow, green, blue and finish with purple.
  • Glue a few cotton balls on one end of the rainbow to make clouds.
  • Trace the pot of gold template onto the black paper. Cut this out and glue to the other end of the rainbow. Glue some gold glitter on the top of the pot.
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