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Easy Printable Rainbow Template and Craft for Kids

Rainbows are a great bright and colorful craft to make. Try this fun easy printable paper rainbow craft for kids. This free printable would be great with any media you want to try.

This paper rainbow craft for kids just needs a few supplies, like paint and card stock. You could use a different paint, markers, oil pastels, colored pencils, or crayons.

This easy rainbow craft project would be great for toddler and preschoolers to young elementary kids.

Rainbow template printable craft

Pair this craft with a book for creating and reading fun. A Rainbow of My Own. This craft would be a great time to add a science lesson also. You can talk about how rainbows are formed and the different colors of the rainbows.

I have gathered some rainbow crafts for kids and we made these other rainbow crafts: Rainbow Bracelet CraftRecycle Rainbow Suncatcher Craft, Tissue Paper Rainbow and Recycle Rainbow Suncatcher Craft.

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How to Make a Paper Rainbow Craft for Kids- Free Printable Rainbow Template


  • crayons, markers, paint, color pencils or watercolors
  • glue
  • White Card stock
  • scissors
  • cotton balls (optional)

Step 1.

First, Print out the sun and cloud and the rainbow printable on white card stock.

Rainbow sun and cloud template printable paper.

Step 2. Paper Rainbow Craft

Then, Color the rainbow, sun, and cloud. You can use any media you want. We used crayons for a quick and mess free project.

colored rainbow, sun, and cloud template outline printable

Step 3.

Next, cut out the sun, cloud, and rainbow. Glue the rays to the sun. Let dry.

You can add cotton balls to the sun for extra texture and dimension.

Printable paper rainbow, sun, and cloud

Step 4. Paper Rainbow Craft Template

Finally, glue the sun and cloud to the top of the rainbow. You can use this time to talk about how rainbows are formed.

Finished rainbow, sun, and cloud craft paper template printable

Even young children can enjoy craft projects that are both fun and educational. This paper rainbow sun cloud printable template is perfect for teaching preschoolers about colors and the sky.

The printable paper rainbow craft project is easy to make, and the results are colorful and cheerful. Give it a try!

Printable Rainbow Template

free printable outline of rainbow template.
Click on photo or title to print the free rainbow template.

Printable Sun & Cloud Template

Printable sun and cloud template to color.
Click on photo or title to print the free sun and cloud template outline.

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