rainbows

How about a rainbow colored pasta bracelet for spring? Perfect timing for a simple craft with St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and the coming of spring! We’ve colored pasta before and made necklaces with yarn. This time we’re using pipe cleaners and following the rainbow pattern as we bead our pasta. *See our post […]

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We have boarded the Rainbow Loom train and can’t get enough! With 3 children, it was bound to be a hit at our house. Although, I have to admit I’ve been making just as many as my kids! These bracelets are great for gifts to give to friends or to wear a different one every day, or […]

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Spring is coming! It’s just around the corner. Which also means St. Patrick’s Day is soon too! St. Patrick’s Day crafts are so much fun. Pots of gold, rainbows, and leprechauns! I have found 17 DIY lucky rainbow crafts to get creative with your kids! These rainbows will definitely put a smile on your face! 1. […]

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We’re making a few festive rainbow cards for spring using little dots of puffy paint. Puffy paint has such a fun texture to it, making your cards pop out and come to life. With these darling rainbow cards, we’re painting lots of little dots for each color to our rainbow pictures. A little goes a […]

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We’re ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all sorts of fun crafts, recipes, and activities. From leprechauns and shamrocks to rainbows and gold. Come get creative with some very lucky St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids. Here’s a round up of 30 fun and festive ideas for St. Patrick’s Day! Rainbows: 1. Rainbow Pipe Cleaners […]

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Little totes are so handy to tuck away into your purse or backpack, I’m always on the hunt for a good one! Why not sew your own like this little rainbow zipper tote from Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom I found at the Make and Takes Spotlight. So cute, right? More simple sewing projects […]

We’re having fun with rainbow crafts this month to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. My kids go gaga for all things rainbow, anything that will lead them to a leprechaun. So here’s a fun rainbow wheel of awesome as we threaded an embroidery hoop to hang! Supplies for Rainbow Thread Embroidery Hoop: embroidery thread in rainbow […]

I bet you can guess what we’re stamping for St. Patrick’s Day! Yep, rainbows and shamrocks. We’ve got our paper tube stamp supplies out once again and we’re ready to go. Let’s get stamping! Supplies for Rainbow and Shamrock Paper Tube Stamps: paint in rainbow colors paper towel tube scissors paper paper plate To Make […]

Who Needs a Rainbow in a Can?

by Marie on February 27, 2013

What is more cheery than a rainbow? I don’t think much. So how about making someone’s day by giving them a rainbow in a can! It’s sure to be a smile on a cloudy day. Supplies for Rainbow in a Can: recycled can – any size colored paper double-sided tape scissors stickers 6 pipe cleaners […]

Rainbow Birthday Party Ideas

by Marie on August 27, 2012

Over the summer, my youngest daughter turned 4. For her birthday party, as I do with each of my kids, I let her choose a fun theme for their birthday.  This year she chose Rainbows! It’s the perfect theme for a party. There are so many great ideas for decorating the party, games to play, […]

I’ve joined up with Q-tips again, as a Tipster ambassador, to share a fun painting craft for kids. Q-tips are the perfect paint brush for little ones. They fit well in their hands and are smooth to paint with. We created these rainbow cards to celebrate spring and St. Patrick’s Day which is just around the corner. Supplies […]

I’m thrilled to have Danyelle of Dandee here as one of Make and Takes newest regular contributors. Danyelle will be here once a month sharing fabulous ideas for home projects and ideas. Take it away, Danyelle… With St. Patrick’s Day just 10 days away, now is a good time to add a little color to […]

Spring is just around the corner, I can feel it. It’s time to celebrate with flowers and rainbows, especially with St. Patrick’s Day coming soon. So today we are having fun with paints, creating a few swirly rainbows. We’re using paper plates and coffee filters to capture the pretty colors. Supplies for Rainbow Painting Craft: […]

I’m happy to introduce a new regular contributor to the M&T family, Amanda. She’s the fabulous kid crafter at Crafts by Amanda and will be here once a month on Mondays. I can’t wait to see all the fun she’ll be bringing in. Welcome, Amanda! These fun and colorful window clings are a great project […]

These mini pots of gold are the perfect little place setting for a St. Patrick’s Day party. You can make these with large pots for a centerpiece or craft them into this miniature version. Supplies for Mini Pot of Gold: small terra cotta pots black paint and brush pipe cleaners in rainbow colors scissors gold […]

I love rainbows! There, I said it. I can’t help it. They were probably one of my favorite things to draw as a kid. So with St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, I was excited to make rainbow cupcakes for the first time. As much as St. Patrick’s Day is all about the green, we […]

It’s that time of year for lots of fun and festive rainbows. So we’re making all sorts of different yarn braided Rainbow Friendship Bracelets. You can make these with all your friends, having a little bracelet making party. Then pass them around and share your creations. For the full tutorial, I’m contributing over at Alpha […]

These simple rainbow cookies are colorful and bright. Who wouldn’t want their day cheered up with a plate full of these?! We used the Cake Mix Cookie recipe with a yellow cake mix, and added in 1 1/2 cups of m&ms for the burst of color. You could make these with any basic chocolate chip […]

We’re making more rainbows today. This is a great activity to do with the kids, helping them to see that when colors are mixed, they make something new. Supplies for Milky Rainbows: Milk or water – If you don’t feel comfortable drinking milk with food coloring, you can use milk that’s past it’s date OR […]

We read this fun colorful book called, What Makes a Rainbow, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day and the coming of Spring. This is a fun story showing how colors come together to make a rainbow. My daughter loves to turn each page and watch as the rainbow gets bigger and bigger with each […]

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