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Sticky Contact Paper Rainbow Craft

Create a colorful rainbow and exercise fine motor skills at the same time! Read on for instructions on making this sticky rainbow craft for kids.

rainbow craft


  • Contact paper
  • Cotton balls
  • Scraps of colored paper
  • Marker
  • Tape


Step 1: Take up a large square of contact paper, sticky side out. Use a marker to draw a rainbow with clouds on the sticky paper.

rainbow suncatcher craft

Step 2: Cut out small squares of paper. We used a combination of tissue paper and construction paper from our recycling bin.

rainbow suncatcher craft

Step 3: Begin sticking the paper and cotton balls on the rainbow.


Step 4: Keep going until your rainbow is complete. This rainbow craft engages kids much longer than you would think!

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