Planting a Rainbow

One of my daughter’s favourite books when she was younger was “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert.  My son recently discovered it and has been taken by all the colours.

Planting a rainbow colours

The kids and I thought it would be fun to try to make our own rainbow garden.  We started off by colouring in the flowers as per the book

planting a rainbow and colouring page

The colouring page that we used is FREE from Twinkl (we just used the first page in the pack) – Flowers colouring in sheets.

flowers colouring in pageMy daughter even added a few coloured buttons onto hers

flowers colouring in page with buttonsWe laminated ours and cut them out.  I love the way they turned out.

flowers cut outThen while the kids had something to eat I set up a little playdough area for them.

planting a rainbow playdough idea

The kids made a couple of different versions of their own rainbow garden.

planting a rainbow gardenplanting a rainbow playdough garden

I wish my real garden looked as good as theirs.


About ofamily

Home educating family based in the UK. We try to make learning fun
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1 Response to Planting a Rainbow

  1. this is SO pretty and colorful. Is that colored green rice? Beautiful, thanks for sharing at our FB Share Day. I will be pinning and sharing!


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