Use these fun educational rainbow unit study resources to teach kids about rainbows!
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Adorable Rainbow Books
Enjoy these Rainbow Books that are perfect once your kids are done playing!
How the Crayons Saved the RainbowThe World Made a RainbowHappiness Is a Rainbow (Books of Kindness)Happy Rainbow
Planting a RainbowWhat Makes a Rainbow?: A Magic Ribbon BookI Can Eat a RainbowA Rainbow of My Own
It’s the perfect way to tie in learning about colors to your fun activities!
Picture books about rainbows are a terrific way to teach children all of the colors as well as the emotions they emote.
And many of these books get creative in how they’re teaching kids the colors of the rainbow.
Make a homemade spectroscope with a few simple materials and explore the spectrum of different light sources.
You’ll see all kinds of rainbows!
This science activity for kids makes a great addition to a unit on light or weather and is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day too!
Check out this easy and colorful water science experiment to brighten up even the drabbest day!
With just a few common household items, you can watch colors blend to create your own beautiful climbing rainbow.
Brighten your day with kids with this colorful activity featuring Rainbow Poetry Fun for Kids.
This free printable pack guides your kids through observational and descriptive activities based on the colors of the rainbow.
Who knew that it would be so simple to make rainbow crystals?
With just a few simple ingredients and some science exploration, this science experiment for kids is certain to be at the top of their favorites list.
This number word activity is a perfect fit for early spring math centers!
Since it involves basic literacy skills, it’s best suited for kindergartners.
But if you have preschoolers are who are ready for number words, feel free to use it with them.
Want to grow your own rainbow?
Try this simple science experiment! You only need paper towel, water and washable markers.
Kids will love to see their rainbow “grow” in this easy activity!
These rainbow tally sheets would be fantastic for spring math centers!
Simply laminate the pages and let students use them with dry erase markers!
Looking for a science activity that will mesmerize kids (and grownups!) of all ages?
Want to add a bit of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) into your day?
Then this M&M science rainbow is just the activity you need!
Starting with something fun and familiar (like a rainbow) can introduce kids to abstract art ideas or approaches in a way that’s more appealing.
It can also provide an opportunity to experiment with different mediums and learn about color.
This number printable can be used anytime of the year!
Prep it for a St Patrick’s Day or nature-inspired unit in spring, a color-themed week in summer, to study the weather in fall or for learning to count in winter!
Explore color theory with these fabulous (and tasty) Rainbow Cookies.