Rainbow activities :: art, science and sensory play

Add some color to your learning with our Rainbow Fun complete lesson plans. This set of resources gives you everything you need to plan a program of art projects, science experiments, recipes, games and songs, all with a rainbow theme.

Rainbow activities for kids :: rainbow art, rainbow crafts, rainbow science experiments and sensory play

Rainbow activities :: Rainbow Fun

This comprehensive resource is written by MaryLea Harris and draws on her many years of experience working with children in art classrooms. MaryLea is an artist, art teacher and mother of two. She combines her formal art training with her hands-on work in schools and art camps to create a resource which is easy to do at home or in class, fun, colorful, and which offers a rich arts and science education experience. Download your copy here.

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Complete rainbow themed program

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Newspaper art from yesterday’s news

Sometimes the best art comes from very simple materials – especially when you go big and bold!Great, simple, kids art project using newspaper


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Kids art :: painting on texture

Remember the kids art idea we tried last week, exploring texture? Here’s what happened when we added painting on top – lovely sensory, textured experiments!

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Rose petal sensory play tub

One of my girls is so romantic, and this rose petal sensory play tub was made just for her. It smells wonderful and gives children a new natural material to explore – and it’s lovely for imaginary play.A lovely rose petal sensory tub - great for wedding-themes and summery imaginary play

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DIY baby sensory book

I think a DIY baby sensory book is such a delight, both to make and share. This version is so easy to make and gives you a lovely book to read with your little one, or give as a gift. Here’s how to make it.

Homemade DIY senosry book for babies - simple to make instructions and a lovely gift.

DIY baby sensory book

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