10 Preschool Rainbow Activities

There are so many fun ways to put together rainbow activities with preschool children! Even though I have my favorites, each year I find more that I want to try in our classroom. I love rainbow activities that allow the hands to be involved, whether it be mixing, painting, threading, or anything that allows lots of exploration. I decided to put together 10 rainbow activities that our preschoolers have enjoyed through the years.
Rainbow Activities for Kids
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10 favorite preschool rainbow activities:

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 Color materials for the classroom or home:



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About Sheryl Cooper

Sheryl Cooper is the founder of Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds, a website full of activities for toddlers and preschoolers. She has been teaching this age group for over 15 years and loves to share her passion with teachers, parents, grandparents, and anyone with young children in their lives.


  1. Stephanie Schuler says:

    Great activities! As long as the kids don’t get too messy!

  2. The Messy Artist says:

    Creative and fun ideas here – we’ll have to try some! We do the shaving cream in our studio and it is a big hit.

  3. Theresa (Capri + 3) says:

    I love all of the fun rainbow activities. Thank you for sharing on Artsy Play Wednesday. Our little ones are really into bubble wrap right now and would LOVE the rainbow bubble wrap!

  4. Jennifer Hughes says:

    Great round up! Thanks for sharing on the Kids Co-Op, which I host on my site along with other bloggers. I’m pinning this one 🙂

    Jennifer @ Generation iKid

  5. Pschooltoolbox says:

    Sheryl – this is a great collection of rainbow activities to help teach colors! Thanks for taking the time to share on our FB wall today! Will pin and share via Twitter, too.

  6. So loving these. I better clean off my kitchen table so my kids can try some of them out! OR if the weather stays nice head outside. Thanks so much for stopping by the Thoughtful Spot Blog Hop!