Accordion Fold Rainbow Craft

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Are you Looking for a vibrant rainbow craft for your rainbow-themed birthday party or a simple classroom project? Look no further! This Accordion Fold Rainbow Craft is just what you need.

With our free template, you can easily create beautiful rainbows to adorn your party space. Plus, they’re so simple to make, requiring just a few minutes for each paper rainbow craft!

Let me guide you through the process. And if you’re craving more Rainbow inspiration, don’t forget to explore all our Rainbow Activities for kids of all ages!

Accordion fold Paper Rainbow Craft

Here’s what you’ll need for this Accordion Fold Rainbow Craft

  • Free Rainbow Printable (Download at the end of this post)
  • Stapler
  • Glue

Directions to make the Accordion Fold Rainbow Craft

Download the template provided at the end of this post and cut the paper in half along the centre line. You’ll end up with two identical pieces, as shown in the images below.

You’ll need two pieces to make each rainbow.

Rainbow craft Free Printable

Begin folding the rainbow in an accordion-style fashion, using the reference lines on either side to maintain uniform folds (approximately 1cm apart).

Folding the rainbow craft Template

Continue folding until you reach the other end.

Folding the rainbow craft Template

Trim off any excess paper on either side of the rainbow where the reference lines are located.

Cutting the extras

Repeat the process with the second half of the paper.

Now, you have two pieces of rainbow bow craft. Attach them to create a single long accordion fold, using glue for this step.

Two accordion folded Rainbow pieces

Next, expand the upper side and bring the folds together on the downside to create a fan-like shape.

Making the curve of the rainbow

Once the folds are together, staple the inner ends, as shown in the picture below.

Affixing the rainbow with a Stapler

Optionally, you can attach a popsicle stick to the bottom to allow them to stand upright.

Accordion fold Paper Rainbow Craft

Use these colourful creations to decorate walls or tape them upright on tables. They make fantastic decorations for rainbow or unicorn-themed parties!

Don’t forget to grab the printable at the end of this post and pin the blog to revisit later for more crafty ideas!

Accordion fold Paper Rainbow Craft

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Download the Rainbow Craft Template

Click on the link below to download your Free craft Printable in PDF format. Thanks!



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