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Rainbow Card Craft For Kids [Free Template]

There’s nothing happier than a rainbow, so bring cheer to someone special by having your kids make this rainbow card craft!

It’s an incredibly simple activity that’s great as a St. Patrick’s Day craft or for anytime of year.

All you need are some markers or crayons, our free template, scissors, and glue.

Make this cute craft at home or in the classroom! The kids will love creating their own unique rainbow!

rainbow card craft image collage with the words rainbow card craft in the middle


  • White cardstock
  • Markers or crayons
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Rainbow card template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)


Download the rainbow card template and print it out.

hand holding rainbow card craft template

Color in the rainbow with the markers or crayons.

hand coloring in rainbow template

Fold the rainbow paper in half along the fold line and cut out, leaving the top, flat part of the rainbow uncut.

hands cutting out rainbow card craft

Glue the eyes to the middle of the rainbow, then use a black marker to draw on a mouth below the eyes.

hand gluing eyes to rainbow card craft

Finish off the rainbow by gluing the clouds to each end of the rainbow.

hand gluing clouds to rainbow card craft

Open up the card and write a short message inside!

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This card is such a simple activity that can really life someone’s spirits!

More St. Patricks’ Day Activities

Start off with books! We all know how beneficial reading to kids is, so let’s get some more bedtime reading in. Grab these books from the local library or buy them from Amazon to add them to your home library.

Pete The Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase is a must-have for Pete the Cat fans! Join Pete as he tries to catch an elusive leprechaun.

How To Catch A Leprechaun is a silly book that’s, you guessed it, about catching a leprechaun! Read this book and then let your kiddos build their own trap and start a family tradition.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Clover is another book kids can’t get enough of. See what the old lady is doing this St. Patrick’s Day!

Need more book suggestions? Check out our favorite leprechaun books for kids!

hand holding rainbow card craft

We have lots more St. Patrick’s Day crafts the kids will love to create like this handprint leprechaun craft or this photo leprechaun craft.

If your child enjoys pretend play, you’ll also have to try this leprechaun paper bag puppet.

Have some fun sensory play with this St. Patrick’s Day sensory bin; it’ll help encourage independent playtime and it’s great for exploration!

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hand holding rainbow card craft

Rainbow Card Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this easy rainbow card to brighten anyone's day!


  • White cardstock
  • Markers or crayons
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Rainbow template


  1. Download the rainbow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Color in the rainbow in your choice of colors with the crayons or markers.
  3. Fold along the dashed line, then cut out the rainbow, leaving the top portion uncut.
  4. Glue the eyes to the middle of the rainbow, then use a black marker to draw on the mouth below them.
  5. Glue the clouds to the bottom of both ends of the rainbow.
  6. Open up and write a special message inside.

Did you make this craft?

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Rainbow Card Template

Rainbow Template

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sherri simmer

Monday 13th of March 2023

It doesn't redirect you like it did before. It is missing the button.


Tuesday 14th of March 2023

I just checked and everything seems to be working. What exactly is happening when you enter your email in the form?

sherri simmer

Saturday 11th of March 2023

I would like the free template


Thursday 9th of March 2023

I'd like the free template.


Thursday 9th of March 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

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