Sorry that I have not been around lately, but I ended up getting very sick the week before Easter. Needless to say, we didn't get to most of the fun Easter crafts I had planned. So yesterday was the first day I felt better, and we were suppose to have rainbow day with the moms group. Well, everyone but one mom canceled and she had a 6 month old, so I just let the kids play at the park at that time. So we did our own rainbow day at home after nap time. I had the kids do a fun easy craft. And I must say that one pet peeve that I found while looking up books and crafts that talk about rainbows, is that many leave indigo out. If I am going to teach my children the correct info, I wish they would include all the correct info in the books, and crafts out there.
paper plate cut in half
tissue paper cut in strips in red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
crayons in those same colors
I went ahead and drew in the lines for the kids, then have them color in the colors of the rainbow in the correct order. You know, ROY G BIV. Remember that from grade school?
We did go ahead and punch a hole at the top and strung some yarn through. The kids were very excited to hang them in the windows to make the house more colorful!
I also went ahead and made some rainbow cookies. I saw these on this blog back around St. Pat's day and had it bookmarked. I couldn't wait to try them! They turned out so cute, and very yummy!
Minnie's Rainbow by Sheila Sweeny-Higginson
Duckie's Rainbow by Frances Barry