This rainbow sun craft is a simple and fun way to learn about different colors. It’s also great for developing fine motor skills and can be used as a letter craft for “S” (sun) or “R” (rainbow).
Paper Plate Rainbow Sun Craft
Preparation – Start by cutting some large paper plates in half. Next, grab some yellow paint, PVA glue, googly eyes, glitter and colored streamers.
Instructions – Begin by painting half a paper plate yellow. Next sprinkle it with some glitter and glue on some googly eyes with PVA glue. After that allow it to dry and then cut some triangles around the edge of the plate to make the sun rays. Lastly, turn the plate over, apply a strip of glue and attach a variety of colored streamers.
More Fun Rainbow Activities
If you’re looking for some more rainbow activities to help kids learn about colors, be sure to check out the links to the freebies below!
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Rainbow in a Bag – No Mess Art // Powerful Mothering
Letters Race to the Top // Stay at Home Educator
Color and Shape Match Up // Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Stack a Stone Rainbow // Adventures of Adam
Pasta Threading // Play and Learn Everyday
Tinker Tray // Still Playing School
How to Flip a Rainbow | Simple Science for Kids // Lemon Lime Adventures
Sun Craft // Fairy Poppins
Pencil Control Exercises // Sugar Aunts
Beginning Sound Rainbows // Playdough to Plato
Crayon Names // Pre-K Pages
Puzzle Skip Counting // Creative Inclusion
Bear Color Matching Game // Life Over Cs
Marble Painting Process Art // Preschool Inspirations
DIY Paper Plate Loom: Yarn Art // Sugar Spice and Glitter
Sight Words // The Kindergarten Connection
Math with a DIY Abacus // Fun-a-Day
Fact Family Board Game // Liz’s Early Learning Spot
Sensory Bottle for Kids // Coffee Cups and Crayons
Paint Chip Color Match // Modern Preschool
Roll a Rainbow // The STEM Laboratory
(Not Shown) Bead Key Ring // Teach Me Mommy