Camp Sunshine Week 4

Updated: Jun 19, 2020


I love color! In fact, I love all the colors so much that I never know what to say when someone asks me my favorite. I just can't pick one! This week we are going to play, explore, and create with all the colors of the rainbow. Get ready for a fun and colorful week! 🌈


RAINBOW ART IN A BAG

This activity is kind of like finger painting, without the mess! Create a beautiful rainbow inside a ziploc bag using some basic supplies!

RAINBOW WHIRLIGIG

This project will have you spinning for joy! We'll use multicolored paper strips and a wooden skewer to make a pretty paper spinner.

SKITTLES AND RAINBOW FRUIT

In this fun experiment, we'll use Skittles to create a beautful swirled rainbow. Then, we'll build a healthy and delicious rainbow snack!

MAGIC RAINBOW SURPRISE x2

These super easy and fun experiments using paper towels will bring your rainbows to life!

RAINBOW LUMINARIES

Create a beautiful tealight holder that showcases all the colors of the rainbow!


Shopping List:

🔲 paints in various colors (will need for two projects)

🔲 gallon ziploc bag (1 per child)

🔲 cardstock or watercolor paper

🔲 colored paper

🔲 wooden skewer or dowel (1 per child)

🔲 hot glue gun

🔲 glue stick

🔲 bag of skittles

🔲 fruits in rainbow colors (strawberries/raspberries, oranges/cantaloupe, pineapple, kiwi/honeydew, blueberries, purple grapes etc. Buy whatever your kids like!)

🔲 6 clear jars or glasses

🔲 paper towels

🔲 washable markers

🔲 black permanent marker

🔲 food coloring

🔲 glass jar (1 per child, any size--baby food, pickle, olive, etc)

🔲 candle or tealight (the LED tealights from Dollar Tree are great!) (1 per child)

Optional:

🔲 painter’s tape

🔲 can of whipped cream

🔲 spray varnish to protect the paint on the luminaries

***If you can’t find paint, you can make your own! Mix one cup of flour with two cups of water and a tablespoon of salt in a saucepan. Whisk and heat on low until a watery substance starts to form. Remove from heat, separate into bowls and add food coloring to each bowl until desired colors are reached.

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