R is for Rainbow Tots activity

R is for Rainbow Tots activity

What makes a Rainbow is my all time favorite Rainbow book, I don’t care what age you are, the ribbons are magic.

 

 

R is for Rainbow Art Activity

BUILDING SKILLS:  Writing: Letter formation and recognition, fine motor

                                     Science: color mixing experimentation

                                     Math: Counting ribbon colors, counting the colors used.

    

R is for Rainbow ActivitySUPPLIES:

  • A letter R cut out for each child (free printable) 
  • R is for Rainbow Template (free printable)
  • Oil Pastels
  • Glue Stick
  • Cloth for wiping fingers off

INTRODUCTION:

  1. Read Over the Rainbow a few times over one week. During these readings, children count the ribbon colors.
  2. After final reading, introduce rainbow colors and talk about color mixing. 
  3. Demonstrate how to smudge and mix colors using oil pastels.
  4. Tell children we are going to make our own rainbows with oil pastels. We can smudge our rainbows, and mix the colors if we want to.
R is for Rainbow Activity
Getting Ready

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. The child identifies the letter and glues onto template letter R.
  2. The child chooses an oil pastel and traces the attached letter R, with proper letter formation.
  3. Show children where to make their rainbows on the page. 
  4. Then, they go for it!
  5. Use math again to ask the child to count what colors they used.
R is for Rainbow Activity
Blending A Rainbow

 

LINK FOR DIRECT DOWNLOAD TEMPLATES BELOW THE Word Picture

R is for Rainbow Activity

This link is the Letter R’s to cut out page

R template R is for rainbow

This link is for the drawing page

r is for rainbow

R is for Rainbow Fine Motor Activity

R is for Rainbow Fine Motor Activity

R is for Rainbow Free Printable
Letter R is for Rainbow cutting activity

If child is a beginner with scissors, first cut worksheet into 4 vertical long rows.  Shaped Pieces are easier because there isn’t a whole bunch of paper to coordinate while trying to practice the physical mechanics of cutting.

If a child is adept at cutting this sheet remains whole for practice.

This sheet can be used for pre-write line tracing to practice letter formation as well.

 

DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINK IS BELOW LEPRECHAUN

 

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risforrainbowcuttingpracticepage