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Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft

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Make this happy rainbow kids' craft on a rainy day, for St. Patrick's Day, or just for fun! The kids can do this one 100% by themselves so this makes a great classroom craft.

What you need:

  • Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue
  • Tulip Fabric Markers
  • paper plates
  • kids scissors
  • pom poms in rainbow colors
  • felt (optional)
  • yarn (optional)

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 1

Fold the paper plate in half and cut along the fold line. One paper plate makes two rainbows.

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 2

Draw lines for the rainbow with the Tulip Fabric Markers by tracing the edge of the plate.

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 3

Apply a line of Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue to each marker line. 

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 4

Press pom poms into each line in rainbow order. Allow to dry.

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 5

Gather yarn and blue felt to make raindrops. Cut yarn into random short lengths. Cut felt into raindrop shapes.

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 6

Add a bead of Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue to the back of the rainbow, along the straight edge. Lay the raindrops underneath the rainbow in randomly.


Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 7

Add a bead of Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue to the top of each felt raindrop.

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 8

Press the yarn into the glue on the back of the rainbow and into the raindrops below. 

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 9

Add a loop of yarn to the top of the rainbow for hanging. 

Paper Plate Rainbow Kids Craft Step 10

Allow to dry and enjoy!

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Published Date

March 19, 2017