Rainbows are the perfect subject matter when creating crafts as a family. Here is an awesome list of 42 rainbow crafts you can make today.
Rainbows are just one of those images that make us happy. The best part about creating DIY rainbow projects is all the different ways you can use them. From a rainbow cake topper to easy rainbow crafts for kids, this list has a rainbow project for all ages.
We couldn’t believe how many awesome rainbow projects are out there. If you are considering doing many of these projects you may want to stock up on the following DIY & craft supplies.
Rainbow Craft Supplies
- Rainbow colored felt (this pack will last you a long time)
- Different colored pom poms
- Rainbow colored yarn
- Ribbon (yes all the colors on this)
- Variety of acrylic paints
- Variety of spray paints (we love these spray paints)
- Washable Markers (Kids love these)
Rainbow Craft Ideas
We love rainbows! There are so many different rainbow craft ideas out there. If you love rainbows (like we do) then this list of crafts is for you. Find rainbow ideas for any age!
Rainbow Crafts For Adults
Now, we know kids love rainbows, but so do adults. From different color palettes to the bright classic rainbows, we've got you covered.
DIY Rainbow Painted Umbrella
Acrylic paints and acrylic fabric medium transformed a boring black umbrella into a rainbow masterpiece. We love the new look!
Large DIY Word String Art Idea [Step-by-Step Tutorial]
Did we say we rainbows? This is why this large word art was the perfect artwork to have a rainbow color scheme. Create a one of kind string art with this great tutorial. This multi-colored string pack will help you create many cheerful rainbow DIY projects.
How to Make a "Be Creative" Pallet Sign
Do you love the idea of a rainbow sign for your craft room? If don't want to spend time creating the rainbow string art above, then this a great rainbow creative sign for you!
Easy Rainbow Craft For Toddlers & Preschoolers
If you have an old box, marshmallows, and food coloring you can create this DIY rainbow. Even toddlers will love creating an easy rainbow craft (as well as working on those fine motor skills).
Upcycled Jeans Quilt
Use those old jeans to create a rainbow-inspired quilt. This is a great DIY idea to repurpose what you already have (and not feel guilty that you don't fit in those jean anymore)!
Rainbow Baby Quilt: A Complete Guide to Making Your First Quilt
These bright rainbow quilt colors are perfect for any baby. If you are ready to make your first baby quilt, this step-by-step tutorial will walk you through everything.
Rainbow Pasta for Creative Kid Friendly Dinner Recipes
While not a rainbow craft per se, how could we not include this awesome and fun rainbow dinner idea. I guess this is sort of a rainbow craft for whoever prepares dinner in your house. Your children will love this colorful dinner idea and make it healthier using organic food dyes.
Rope Rainbow Wall Hanging
The muted wall yarn colors for this rainbow hanging make this a modern wall hanging.
How to Make a Rainbow Doormat
This rainbow craft needs to be added to our spring craft ideas. Use a regular doormat and spray paint to create this welcoming DIY home decor idea. I am sure your guest will feel the rainbow and sunshine when coming to your home.
Spring Tulle Rainbow Wreath
Use rainbow tulle to create this fun wreath. Add a pot of gold around March and you now have a DIY St. Patrick's Day wreath.
Make a Rainbow Easter Basket
Need an Easter basket idea? We just love this rainbow craft turned Easter basket. You can choose to sew the fabric or just attach it together with a glue gun!
Rainbow Striped Painted Rock Photo Holder Craft
This cute and simple rainbow photo holder can be done in so many different ways. Have fun making this craft with the whole family.
How to Make a Rainbow Wind Chime from Recycled Cans
Recyclable art is the perfect to celebrate the beauty of nature. The bright rainbow colors make this DIY wind chime really stand out!
A Unique Rainbow Thistle Decoration To Make
We never would have thought to spray paint Thistles! Using walnut wood stain and colorful spray paints definitely created a one-of-a-kind DIY rainbow home decor item.
How to Make a Macrame Rainbow Wall Hanging
The darker colors of this wall hanging are a new spin on your classic rainbow craft. Use natural twisted rope and colors or your choice to match your home decor.
DIY Rainbow Ornament (Cricut Craft)
If you love rainbows, then I am sure you want to add a few to your Christmas tree. Use your Cricut to create these fun rainbow ornaments. We love the extra glitter added inside because you get the shimmery effect without the mess.
DIY Rainbow Beaded Safety Pin Bracelet
What??? This was made with safety pins (these tiny gold ones)! We absolutely love this rainbow bracelet. Friendship bracelets may take on a whole new look.
Rainbow Cake Topper Tutorial: 3 Different Ways
Build a felt, paper, or printable rainbow cake topper for your next colorful party! This rainbow craft is the perfect way to dress up any cake for any occasion.
How to Make Rainbow Rock Candy
And if you are hosting a party, why not make this adorable rainbow rock candy? This rainbow food idea is actually simpler to make than it seems.
Easy Rainbow Ribbon Toy Tutorial
Use an inexpensive shower ring and different rainbow-colored ribbon to ignite your child's imagination. We love how simple and easy this rainbow craft is.
Quick and Easy DIY Pom Pom Garland
Create this pom pom garland with the colored yarn of your choice. We just love how she decorated her girl's rooms with rainbow pom poms.
Make: DIY No-Smudge Chalk Pastel Rainbow Softies
We love learning about new art supplies like ButterStix pastels. This fun rainbow pillow is a great idea for adults and kids alike.
Round Crochet Rainbow Pillow Pattern
If crocheting is your thing, why not make this adorable rainbow pillow! This is a perfect rainbow project to work on during those lazy mornings.
Rainbow Christmas Tree
Don't like the classic Christmas colors? Then you will love this DIY rainbow Christmas tree idea. Add some fun and cheer this holiday season.
How to Make Rainbow Bath Bombs
Use colorant and other bath bomb supplies to make these adorable rainbow bath bombs. Who wouldn't like to receive these cheerful gifts!
DIY Confetti Resin Tray
We are thinking we need to try this resin kit to create our own colorful resin crafts. This DIY tray is probably a good project to start with!
Rainbow Crafts for Kids
Most of these DIY rainbow crafts are great for younger and old children. Rainbows are such an easy subject matter to work with. Enjoy this list of rainbow crafts for toddlers to preschool and beyond.
Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin Activity
Rainbow sensory bins are an awesome way to allow children to explore new and colorful materials while not making a huge mess!
How to Grow Your Own Rainbow With Kids
Grow a rainbow with simple materials: paper towels, markers, and water. Your children will love watching the colors expand and grow.
Paper Weaving- Step by Step Lessons
The results from creating paper weavings are always super fun. Paper weaving is a great first way for children to learn how to follow directions, develop fine motor skills and work through when things are difficult. When they are finished with their rainbow weaving they will be so proud of what they accomplished.
Painted Rainbow Leaf Craft - Grace, Giggles and Naptime
Leaf prints are a fun and easy project to do. Your children will love using the colors of the rainbow. Just make sure they don't mix all the colors together (and if they do, don't worry about it they are learning color theory)!
Rainbow Coaster DIY
You can pick up all the supplies needed for this easy rainbow project at the Dollar Store. Children of all ages will love arranging and designing their rainbow coasters.
Recycled cereal box rainbow purse
Not only will your children love using paint in a fun way, adding a rainbow ribbon sure makes this such an exciting purse for a little on.
DIY Rainbow Suncatcher Craft for Kids
This rainbow suncatcher craft is perfect for toddlers and preschool-aged children to work on fine-motor skills. They will be so proud to display this project in your window.
How to Make a Layered Rainbow with Felt
These adorable felt rainbows are the perfect project to use up that extra felt. You can either pre-cut the felt pieces for younger kids or allow them to work on making all the pieces.
Paper Plate Rainbows - Easy Spring Craft for Kids
If you are looking for a simple and easy rainbow craft for children, then look no further. These adorable paper plate rainbows are a fun project for all ages.
Easy Rainbow Rock Painting Craft Tutorial
Rock painting can be relaxing and fun all at the same time. Allow your children to design their own rainbow to display. Just make sure you use a clear spray to seal them when they are done.
Rainbow Card Craft For Kids [Free Template]
Bring joy with these DIY rainbow cards. Your children will love creating this but seeing the smiles when they give these as gifts. Not to mention, all kids love goggly eyes!
Magazine Collage Rainbow Craft
Before you throw out those old magazines, consider creating these rainbow collages. We love the variety of colors you can find!
Button Rainbow (with Free Printable!)
Instead of using magazines, use old buttons to create these fun DIY rainbows!
Rainbow Slime – Easy Craft for Kids
If you have to make slime, why not make it rainbow slime. Your children will at least be busy for a few hours!
Cute DIY Felt Rainbow Cloud Pen Topper Craft
We are totally thinking we need to buy a pack of rainbow felt to complete all of these fun rainbow felt crafts. Your children will love this cheerful pee topper.
DIY Pompom Rainbow Craft
Get out those rainbow-colored pom poms and make this awesome, easy rainbow craft.
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We just love that these DIY rainbow crafts will help adults and children spread joy!