21 Rainbow Activities for Kids
If we had to choose just one favorite rainbow play recipe it would hands down be our rainbow slime. Thankfully we don't have to choose just one.
Ice is ideal for simple sensory play on a hot day, and rainbow ice makes this chilly play recipe a multisensory experience.
Epsom salts are an inexpensive material for tactile play, and they are easy to dye.
Everyone knows kids love playdough, and this color surprise playdough is sure to delight children of all ages.
This simple tutorial to dye rice doesn't require any alcohol or vinegar, and it's so easy my toddlers help make it.
Slime is one of our favorite recipes for play, and every now and then we like to change it up and put a spin on a classic. This rainbow sand slime has a unique texture and still stretches and oozes wonderfully.
Have you made foam dough before? If not, you need to try it! It's soft and fluffy and feels the way a child expects a cloud to be. The best part is, it erupts!
I'm going to be honest with you. Oobleck is pretty dang cool even when it's left white and uncolored, so when you add a color mixing rainbow to it, it is Ooblecktastic.
I may have a slight obsession with homemade paint recipes. This rainbow flour paint is one that I am most proud of, because it's original and super simple to make.
Our simple, no fail method for dyeing pasta results in vibrant colors without the need for alcohol or vinegar.
If you're intrigued at the thought of making your own paint but unsure of where to start, this quick paint recipe is for you. Seriously, it takes two minutes to whip up.
Are these not the most gorgeous eruptions you've ever seen? It only takes a few minutes to turn regular eruptions into rainbow eruptions!
Sidewalk chalk paint is easy to make with just two ingredients and water, so it's easy to whip up a batch in every color.
Painting with marshmallows is a fantastic way to boost fine motor skills through art.
If you have little ones who like to sample art and sensory materials, this edible rainbow paint recipe is ideal. It's fun for older kids too!
If you're wondering what to do with all the broken pieces of sidewalk chalk you have in your yard, why not make a batch of crushed chalk paint?