Rainbows! One of our favorite spring themes and always fun for kids! Today we share with you 33 rainbow sensory play ideas to enjoy with your babies, toddlers and preschoolers!When we think about spring, we can’t skip talking about rainbows! After all, rainbows are connected to “April showers” and St.Patrick’s day.
We collected a number of rainbow sensory activities to work on 5 senses with your babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Although, older siblings are likely to join in the fun as well!
Rainbow Sensory Activities for Kids
Pop under our Rainbow Umbrella for some colorful sensory play. Your babies are going to love watching rainbow over their heads. Great for a nap time as well.
Have you ever made a soda dough? It has a similar feel to playdough. You can make a big batch of Soda Dough in all the colors of the rainbow.
Sit back and watch your littlest ones get their hands stuck into this Taste Safe Sensory Rainbow.
Scented rainbow beans are perfect for sensory, imaginative and creative play time with your kids.
Prepare a busy bag with a weave a rainbow activity. Awesome tactile activity for fine motor practice!
Fill a sensory bin with ice balls in all the colors of the rainbow and see what happens when they all start to melt together.
Have you used oats for a sensory play before? These rainbow oats would make a great introduction to this sensory material.
Have fun exploring these Rainbow Discovery Bottles over a light table.
Learn how to dye pasta in all the colors of the rainbow.
This Rainbow Sensory Bin is filled with lots of different and interesting textures for your kids to explore.
Practise making marks in a Rainbow Sensory Writing Tray filled with colored barely.
Make some Mini Rainbow Sensory Bottles.
Add a super sparkly effect to Rainbow Slime when you add glitter to it.
Work those fine motor skills and thread a Froot Loop Rainbow.
Enjoy a pretend play session with DIY Rainbow Peg Dolls.
Learn how to dye chickpeas for sensory play in all the colors of the rainbow.
Get hands on with some window art and create a beautiful Rainbow Fish and Elmer the Elephant.
Use colored pom poms to create a Rainbow Collage.
Eat your way through this yummy Edible Rainbow Sensory Tray.
Toast is much more fun with a Rainbow Painted on it.
Fill a sensory bottle with Rainbow Loom Bands.
Get your hands stuck right into some Rainbow Goop.
Create a Rainbow Tissue Paper Sun Catcher and hang it in your window!
Make your own music with these Rainbow Musical Shakers.
Set up a Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Tub for your kids to explore.
Prepare a batch of rainbow moldable sand for beach experience outside summer season!
Water play is always fun for little ones! Especially when you add rainbow soap bubbles inside the water tub!
For babies and toddlers who always try things with their mouth first, set up a rainbow spaghetti sensory bin.
Have fun making and playing with rainbow foam dough! Let toddlers and preschoolers assist in making it!
Rainbow art can be mess-free with this awesome rainbow sensory bag!
For future scientists, prepare a rainbow ice excavation activity! They will love it!
Paint a rainbow with cars! It’s so much fun!