Science Week: Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft

by Lynn Lilly, Jul 18 2022

Project Name: Science Week - Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft

Project Difficulty: Easy

Supplies from Kit:

  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Construction Paper

Additional Supplies:

  • Coffee filters (30-36 depending on the how big you make the rainbow)
  • Plastic cup
  • Water
  • Cardboard

Project Video:




    1. Layout your coffee filters flat and color as shown below. Use the guid for amount of each color: Red (7-9), Orange (6-8), Yellow (5-7), Green (4-6), Bleu (3-5), Purple (2-4)
    2. Take your coffee filters and fold in half and then half one more time creating a small triangle shape. 
    3. Dip each folded coffee filter into a cup of water. Lift up and let it drip back into the cop. Lay each one a covered surface and let it dry. You can speed up the dry time with a bow dryer.  Repeat with each coffee filter. 
    4. Once the coffee filters are dry. Unfold and lay in color piles. 
    5. Draw a half circle on your cardboard and cut out. Ask an adult for help cutting out the rainbow shape. 
    6. Create a rainbow on your cardboard using your Crayola markers - only lines are needed here.
    7. Fold up your coffee filters and glue to their respective place on your cardboard rainbow with your Crayola washable glue. 
    I hope you enjoyed today's craft! Parent's don't forget if you share your child's projects on social media tag @craftboxkids @crayola and use #campcraftbox
    Happy Crafting! 



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