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A gorgeous bright rainbow craft for kids to get busy with – grab your art and craft supplies and create a beautiful mosaic rainbow.

A gorgeously bright craft for kids, even your little ones will just love getting creative hand painting all the colours of the rainbow.

Then using their brightly painted masterpieces to create a beautiful mosaic rainbow.

Mosaic pictures are a simple and lovely art activity for kids.

For younger children it’s an opportunity to learn about the rainbow and colours as well as being creative and having fun.

You could display your rainbow in the window.

beautiful colourful rainbow made out of mosaic paper. Text "kids crafts - mosaic rainbows"

What you need for our rainbow craft

  • at least 7 pieces of white A4 paper
  • coloured paint – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet
  • paint brushes
  • scissors
  • large piece of white paper for sticking the mosaic rainbow onto
  • PVA glue

How to make a rainbow mosaic

  • First paint the seven sheets of paper in the seven different colours of the rainbow – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.
  • Younger children might light to do finger or hand painting for this bit – or even printing using a sponge or potato.
toddler painting a sheet of paper with blue paint ready to make mosaic rainbow
  • Allow the pictures time to dry completely.
  • Once dry cut the coloured pages into strips and then the strips into mosaic squares.
  • Next stick the mosaic squares onto the larger sheet of white paper in the shape of the rainbow with each stripe a different colour.
toddler sticking mosaic squares onto white paper to create a mosaic kids rainbow craft

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beautiful colourful kids rainbow craft made out of mosaic paper. Text "kids crafts - mosaic rainbows"

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