Is there anything more fun than rainbows? This fun craft helps studnets learn more about colors too! Add this to your other rainbow crafts to learn all about circles and practice scissor skills. Kids will have a blast with this craft, and you’ll love how easy it is.
Rainbows are a bright, cheerful spot of light in the sky that appear after rain, or when the angle of light is just right. Most kids love the sight of a rainbow! This craft is not only fun to talk about the shape of rainbows in the sky, but it’s also super easy and helps kids learn cutting skills at the same time. Kids will learn how to draw circles of various sizes and cut them out.
Getting the Rainbow Crafts with Circles
Before you do this activity in class, make sure you have the right supplies on hand. You will need:
- Construction paper in rainbow colors
You don’t have to to anything else ahead of time!
Get Ready for the Rainbow Craft
Talk to the kids about the shape of rainbows. They look like a half circle in the sky, but in reality, they are complete circles! Mix a bit of science and art with this fun circular rainbow project. Today, you will make a completely circular rainbow with your students.
Doing the Rainbow Craft
Have the kids draw a large circle from red paper. Make the orange circle a little smaller, and yellow smaller than that. Keep making the circles smaller and smaller until you get to purple, which should be the smallest circle.
Cut out the circles.
Glue the pieces of paper together from largest to smallest. Let the glue dry. The rainbow is finished!
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