Rainbows & Kaleidoscopes: STEAM Activities Pack


Kids love to create, experiment, explore, engineer, imagine and share their great ideas.

With our fun, hands-on learning resource, Rainbows & Kaleidoscopes, they can do all this and more…all while exploring and learning about color through a fun collection of 25 hands-on STEAM activities.

These ideas are simple to do but super engaging and lots of fun – have you ever tried jello printmaking or making your own kaleidoscope?!!

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Rainbows and Kaleidoscopes includes 25 awe-inspiring color activities that integrate learning across a range of subject areas including the STEAM topics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as art, literacy and cooking.

Inside Rainbows and Kaleidoscopes you’ll find;

  • Full instructions for completing 25 awe-inspiring color activities
  • Practical suggestions for extending and modifying activities depending upon the age and ability levels of each child
  • Printable activity pages that support your child’s learning
  • 7 BONUS printable color activity pages
  • Colorful field trip ideas
  • Colorful book selections
  • Activities suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years
  • Both US and UK spelling versions of all printable materials for use by children are provided

Each of the 25 color activities included in Rainbows & Kaleidoscopes includes a supplies list, step by step instructions, full colour photographs and ideas for extending learning. Plus we’ve made sure that the activities only require materials that you probably already have in your home or classroom (or that are readily available at the grocery store!)

Projects include jello printmaking, art making inspired by renowned artists Klee, Kandinsky, Warhol and Giacometti, Skittle science, spinning tops, DIY rainbow making, rainbow code breaking, writing and poetry prompts, a photography hunt and make your own kaleidoscope instructions…and that is not even half of the great value ideas included. Each and everyone has been chosen for it’s unique approach to the study of and experimentation with COLOR and COLOUR!

Rainbows and Kaleidoscopes is perfect for you if;

  • You are looking for hands-on, engaging color activities for school aged children
  • You love STEM and prefer to teach with an integrated approach across subject areas
  • You are a teacher, homeschooler, camp organizer, youth group leader, community group leader, after school educator or a parent looking for fun ideas for your child to do at home.

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