Who needs a rainbow?

  • Construction Paper (Rainbow Colors)
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Cotton Balls

All you need is one sheet of construction paper from all the colors of the rainbow.

Cut a 1 inch strip from the shorter end of the construction paper. The strip should be 1 inch by 8 inches.

To make one rainbow, you need 1 inch strips of each color of the rainbow – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple.

Then you need to trim each color so it is about 1 inch shorter than the color before it. This is what we did:

Red: 8 inches (full length)

Orange: 8 inches

Yellow: 7 inches

Green: 6 inches

Blue: 5 inches

Purple: 4 inches

Place the strips of paper in the order of the rainbow, one on top of the other. Make sure you line up all of the ends on one side.

Then staple through all 6 strips, about a 1/4 inch from the end.

Next you’ll have to line up the ends of the other end of each strip of paper.

Start by matching up the ends of the two shortest strips (in our case purple and blue). Then one by one, line up the end of the next colour until all of the ends are together.

Again, staple together the strips of paper, about a 1/4 inch from the end.

Add cotton ball clouds! Ta Da!

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