Handprint rainbow painting is an idea that has definitely been around for awhile but to each new class of preschool students, it is still a new idea.
Rainbows are such a wonderful way to review and explore color and color mixing. As part of our exploration of rainbows, we invited the children to put together these simple felt rainbow puzzles.
Invite your children to explore the colors of the rainbow in a rainbow center!
Inspired by my assistant, Miss Lauren, who started bringing her lunch in a jar and created a rainbow fruit jar - I thought "Hey, our students would like that too!" I gathered up some clear plastic cups with lids (donated to me by Panera Bread) and then purchased some fresh fruit for our class rainbow fruit in a cup snack. Our rainbow cups included (approximately)... One red strawberry cut in half Two mandarin orange slices Two small pieces of [...]
Whenever I can find an idea that our whole class can work on together in a successful way, I just love to put it into action! This handprint rainbow was perfect for everyone to join in! Before I share with you the details about our rainbow, I want you to know that we have been exploring color and color mixing for several weeks now. This rainbow is more of a wrap up of all we [...]
I enjoy filling our outdoor classroom with all kinds of interesting things for the children to explore and one of my latest additions was a set of DIY rainbow rocks.
At just about every store I walk into, there is a set of these brightly colored rubber bands designed for a loom. See how we put our rubber bands to good use in our preschool classroom!
Exploring the process of blending colors with our simple version of rainbow swirl paint!
We turned colorful paper scraps into beautiful rainbow collages.
Turn one of the trendiest new craft activities for kids: The Rainbow Loom into something educational too!