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Dollar Store Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft For Kids

Dollar Store Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft For Kids

Go to the Dollar Store to get all the supplies for this adorable Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft for Kids!

We love Dollar Store crafts in our family. It’s so nice to grab some cheap craft supplies for a fun crafternoon. Coffee filters and washable markers from the Dollar Store transform into a magical rainbow craft! This is a super easy craft even young kids will love making! Also, since it doesn’t use paint, it shouldn’t be too messy!

dollar store coffee filter rainbow 

What you will need:

dollar store coffee filter rainbow

  • Coffee Filters – Dollar Store
  • Washable Markers – Dollar Store
  • Craft Paper; White and Pink – Dollar Store
  • Wiggle Eyes – Dollar Store
  • Glue Sticks – Dollar Store
  • Gallon Size Zipper Bag OR Metal Baking Sheet Pan – Dollar Store
  • Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Water Spray Bottle
  • Permanent Marker
  • Download the FREE PATTERNS for this craft! (see below)

Check out this fun rainbow and unicorn craft book! (click below)

rainbows and unicorns activity book

How to make the coffee filter rainbow

STEP ONE

Flatten round coffee filters, and add colors in circles, in rainbow order with washable marker. 

dollar store coffee filter rainbow

Place on a gallon size zipper bag or metal baking sheet pan and then mist with a water spray bottle. Watch the magic as the colors blend and swirl! Set aside to dry.

STEP TWO

Once dry, fold coffee filters in half and then cut along the fold with scissors, creating two rainbow shapes from each filter.

Place on a gallon size zipper bag or metal baking sheet pan and then mist with a water spray bottle. Watch the magic as the colors blend and swirl! Set aside to dry.

STEP THREE

Download, print and cut out patterns (see below). Trace one cloud shape onto white craft paper and cut out with scissors. Attach cloud to rainbow with the glue gun and glue sticks.

Place on a gallon size zipper bag or metal baking sheet pan and then mist with a water spray bottle. Watch the magic as the colors blend and swirl! Set aside to dry.

STEP FOUR

Trace two cheek shapes onto pink craft paper and then cut out with scissors.

rainbow craft

STEP FIVE

Assemble the Kawaii inspired face on the cloud, using the photo as your guide. Add wiggle eyes, then cheeks. Draw smile on face with permanent marker.

coffee filter rainbow craft

Create this Dollar Store Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft in just about 30 minutes with help from the kiddos! This activity teaches color theory and blending. Great to use a suncatcher

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rainbows and unicorns activity book

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