Celebrate Today with Colorful Party Ideas for Toddlers

Colorful party ideas are well…colorful!

They make parties even better.  Today we are exploring a whole bunch of rainbow party ideas for toddlers!  The cool thing about toddlers is that you don’t have to wait for a special occasion or even an actual party, they are willing to get involved in the colorful fun without an occasion.

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Let’s choose a rainbow activity for toddlers!

We love color, coloring and exploring a variety of hues with our toddlers.   I was browsing through some of my favorite online sources and came across this collection of rainbow ideas that are perfect for toddler fun.

Colorful Party Ideas – Rainbow Ideas for Toddlers

Make rainbow cupcakes together

These rainbow cupcakes were made ages ago and my kids are begging me to mix up some cake batter and bring out the bowls and food coloring.   They had fun swirling the colors in their treat.


colors of the rainbow

Bake rainbow cookies

Bake some yummy rainbow cookies with your kids.   Just add food coloring to your favorite sugar cookie recipe and Red Ted Art will tell you how to layer the dough so you can make your own colorful squares.

Make a rainbow sensory bin

Have fun with a sensory activity for kids by creating a tub full of colorful rice.   All you need to dye your rice is rubbing alcohol and food dye.   Check out the link for a terrific tutorial.

Paint the rainbow

Let your children see and feel the colors of the rainbow while painting.   The perks of this kids craft is that there is all the fun with none of the mess.   Those kiddos painted inside ziplock bags.

Rainbow jello treat

A perfect treat for a party would be an edible cup of color.   Learn with Play had a fun rainbow party and they enjoyed eating jello cups.

Make Rainbow pasta for dinner

This is one of my kids favorite meals – cook up a batch of rainbow pasta!  It is easier than you might think and can be the cornerstone of almost any pasta meal.

Color the rainbow

Download & print our free rainbow coloring page which is perfect for toddlers because it has big spaces that big fat crayons fit perfectly into! Here is another free rainbow coloring page that you might like as well.

Help make rainbow slime

This is a do-together activity!  Make rainbow slime – it is so pretty and fun to play with…just do not eat!

Make toddler rainbow art

This fun art activity for toddlers is perfect…make rainbow cereal art which is the perfect toddler rainbow art project.  What a fun idea while increasing kids dexterity and creativity!

Create rainbow yarn art

This is also a really fun colorful art project the whole family will enjoy – it is rainbow yarn art!

LEGO brick rainbows

If you have even a fraction of the colorful LEGO bricks at your house that resides at mine, you will have no trouble coming up with the supplies for this fun LEGO rainbow project.

Create a rainbow puzzle for toddlers

I love love love this idea!  Create a colorful rainbow puzzle that you can make as complicated or simple as needed based on the kids involved…

What is your kids favorite color of the rainbow?

I’d love to hear about it in the comments.  We have some more colorful ideas for kids that celebrate parties, rainbows and all things color…

One Comment

  1. Thanks for the feature Rachel! Only knew about it thanks to the stats, haha. Cheers! 😀

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