Make this colorful rainbow tissue paper craft with the kiddos for the perfect indoor activity. All of the colors of the rainbow make up this beautiful craft for a great learning activity that is fun too.
Rainbow tissue paper craft
This easy craft just requires a few dollar store supplies. You can easily make this Rainbow Tissue Paper Craft with very little time or expense. It is such a fun activity!
Children can learn colors as they make the layers of the rainbow. It is also a great activity to work on fine motor skills. Kids will have a blast and not even know they are learning too. 🙂
Not only is this a great craft for home but would be perfect for a classroom setting or if you volunteer in children’s church and things of that nature. I like to have the tissue paper cut and sorted and it makes everything go very smoothly.
You can keep the colors sorted in ziplock baggies. Plus, if you have leftovers, just save them in the same bags for next time. Easy!
Supplies Needed for tissue paper rainbow craft:
- Paper – I used a blue piece of paper but any color would work.
- Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple Tissue Paper
- Cotton Balls
How to make a rainbow out of tissue paper:
Cut the tissue paper into small 1″ squares.
Draw an arc on the paper that will be the top part of your rainbow.
Then start with the red tissue paper. Wrap 1 piece around the eraser side of the pencil.
Then put a small amount of glue onto the end of the tissue paper. Do not put a ton of glue on the tissue paper as it will cause the paper to tear.
Then place the tissue paper along the arc onto the paper. Complete the full arc with the red tissue paper.
Then repeat the same process with the orange tissue paper, then the yellow, green, blue and purple to create the entire rainbow.
Then gently separate the cotton balls and glue them onto the end of the tissue paper arcs to create the clouds at the end of the rainbow.
This is one of our favorite easy rainbow crafts!
The kids love making a tissue paper rainbow. It is really cool to see it come together as you add each piece of tissue paper.
Another idea you can try is to use a paper plate instead of the paper. Both of these work great for tissue paper crafts.
This is a fun activity for St. Patrick Day or anytime you need a rainbow themed craft. If you have younger children, you can draw a rainbow and even add the colors to help them match the right color.
It really is so fun and can be used as a great learning opportunity!
Easy tissue paper crafts are so much fun!
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