A bright, colorful, and glittery St. Patrick’s Day rainbow craft for kids! Use craft paper in a rainbow of colors to make this quick and easy rainbow. Then add cotton balls for the clouds!
Rainbows are perfect for any time of year, but especially during the month of March. Ruby and I had fun making this sweet little St. Patrick’s Day rainbow craft to brighten up our window.
I love the bold colors and she loves the glitter. We will show you how easy it was to make, and share more rainbow treats and activities at the end of the post!
St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Craft for Kids
St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Craft
- hot glue gun
- 1" strips of colored cardstock
- White Glue
- Cotton Balls
- 1" white cardstock hearts
- Stagger the lengths of your strips by 1/2" beginning with red. Ex: If your red strip is 8" long, your orange will be 7.5", yellow 7", green 6.5" ...and so on.
- Stack the strips in order of the rainbow colors and staple one side.
- Bring the staggered sides over to the other end and staple.
- Hot glue cotton balls for clouds.
- Spread glue on white hearts with Q-tip or paint brush. COVER in glitter and let dry.
- Cut a long piece of twine and make a knotted loop. Glue to top of the rainbow.
- Glue hearts to the long strings underneath the rainbow (we used hot glue).
Hang on the wall or in a window!
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