What are the best toddler rainbow activities? You’re going to love this list of 40+ colorful rainbow themed activities for kids!
I know how it feels to want to do simple activities with your kids and just not know where to start- especially around holidays. This list is your “go to” guide for all things rainbow! Rainbow activities are fun to do all year long!
Since I love keeping things organized, I’ve grouped the list into SIX different sections so you can quickly glance and figure out what activities you want to try.
This toddler rainbow activities list includes rainbow science, arts & crafts, sensory, fine motor, games, and snacks & treats. Many of these can be used with older kids as well!
Do you have a favorite “must try” toddler rainbow activity? We’d love to hear about it!
40+ Amazing Toddler Rainbow Activities
Here’s the list of 40+ awesome rainbow themed activities for toddlers (and preschoolers too). Click on the links below to access the full activity tutorials.
Rainbow Science Activities
Science projects are so simple and easy! We love exploring science concepts starting when our kids are little! There are so many easy science experiments that you can set up using materials you already have around the house. Our favorites usually include ice or baking soda & vinegar! I hope you love these rainbow science ideas!
Rainbow Ice Excavation by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Clouds Science by Toddler Approved
Fizzy Rainbow Science by Messy Little Monster
Rainbow Rain Cloud In a Jar by Best Ideas for Kids
Colorful Magic Milk by Toddler Approved
Colorful Fizzy Drips Science by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Arts & Crafts Activities
Kids love to explore using different materials as they create! You can paint with so many materials that you have in your kitchen. We love to invite kids to participate in arts & crafts activities and let them take the lead. These colorful art ideas allow kids to use their creativity and try some new things.
Rainbow Spin Art Painting by Toddler Approved
Kitchen Utensil Rainbow Art by Happy Toddler Playtime
Potato Stamp Rainbows by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Suncatchers by Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Shaving Cream Rainbow Prints by Toddler Approved
Cork Painted Rainbows by No Time for Flashcards
Rainbow Name Craft by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Blow Painting by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Comb Painting by No Time for Flashcards
Paper Plate Rainbow by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Snake Craft by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Stick Painting by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Collage Art by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Heart Craft by Days with Grey
Rainbow Sensory Activities
Sensory play is always our number one activity to try when the day needs a little pick up! There’s something about getting your hands and body exploring different materials that helps calm kids down. Sensory play can be messy or mess-free! We hope you love these activities as much as we have!
RELATED: Need an easy activity weekly plan for your toddler that includes fun sensory ideas like these? You’ll love our Toddler Year of Play Activity Calendars!
Rainbow Oobleck by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Pouring Station by Busy Toddler
Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Plan by No Time for Flashcards
Kinetic Sand Rainbow Hunt by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Noodle Play by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin Busy Toddler
Rainbow Ice Play by Busy Toddler
Rainbow Themed Games
Games that get kids moving, learning, and hunting are the best! These rainbow themed games introduce kids to their names, numbers, and colors.
Popping a Rainbow Game by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Name Hunt by Toddler Approved
Pot of Gold Number Hunt by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Sidewalk Simon Game by Toddler Approved
Color Wheel Hunt by Toddler Approved
Color Heart Hunt by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Fine Motor Activities
Fine motor activities help kids strengthen their hands, wrists, and fingers. Fine motor skills are important for helping kids learn how to use writing tools, scissors, performing different self-help skills (like buttoning and zipping), and learning how to throw and catch. These rainbow themed fine motor activities are fun and so helpful for kids.
Rainbow Bead Activity by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Fine Motor Clothespin Activity by No Time for Flashcards
Rainbow Cereal Sorting by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Dot Sticker Line Up by Busy Toddler
Rainbow Leprechaun Trap by Days with Grey
Rainbow Bears Sorting Activity by Days with Grey
Rainbow Snacks & Treats
Activities related to food are always popular. “Snacktivities” are where kids get to eat a snack AND do an activity. They’re a win for everyone! These rainbow themed snacks are sure to be delicious and wow your toddler friends.
Rainbow Fruit & Veggie Garden by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Fruit Skewers by Baby Foodie
Rainbow Yogurt Pops by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Snack Mix by Shaken Together Life
Fruit Rainbow by Toddler Approved
Rainbow Fruit Cup by Mrs Plemon’s Kindergarten
Rainbow Treat by The Crafting Chicks
Rainbow Pancakes by Unique Gifter