Rainbow Sun Craft


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.

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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!



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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

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