Construction Paper Crafts for Kids ~ Rainbow Spheres


Rainbow Spheres are the perfect addition to our construction paper crafts for kids.  From bookmarks to shamrocks, my kiddos are loving all of the fun rainbow crafts we have been doing lately.  Creating these paper balls is great scissor practice for little ones, so you can squeeze a bit of learning to the activity!Rainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.  Thank you for supporting Twitchetts!

A few weeks back we purchased a pack of construction paper.  Now we are seeing how many fun ideas we can get out of one pack of paper and this is another success!  Hang them as a mobile, put them in a decorative bowl, or let your little one blow them along the floor.  If your child is old enough, you can let them help you cut out the circles.

Supplies needed to create Rainbow Spheres:Construction Paper Crafts for kids. Get inspired with over 25 crafts and construction paper activities for children. Preschool through elementary.

  • Construction Paper. One sheet of each color of the rainbow.
  • Something Circle to Trace.
  • A Pen.
  • Scissors.
  • Glue Stick.
  • String. (Only if you plan to hang them)

Watch this quick video to see just how easy these construction paper crafts are to make!

How to create Paper Balls:

Stack all of your sheets of construction paper together and trace a circle on the top sheet.  You’ll need 2 circles per sphere.Rainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around. With a good pair of scissors, you should be able to cut all of the pages together. Rainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around. Next, fold all of your circles in half. They will look like tacos… Place your “tacos” under something heavy to help give them a good crease. After they have sat a bit, you can start to put them together. Using your glue stick assemble them in order. Rainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and then do it again.Rainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around. If you are going to hang your rainbow spheres add the string now. Then glue together the 2 outside edges.Rainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around. You can string multiple paper spheres together or wrap the string along the inside of one “taco” and tie off at the topRainbow Spheres construction paper crafts for kids. These paper spheres are fun to make and cute to have hanging around.

If you enjoyed these rainbow spheres, you’ll love these!
  • These construction paper rainbow flowers are perfect diy paper flowers for your kids to make! These a fun paper flowers for a kids craft.

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