Garden Activities for Kids

Rainbow Flowerpot

You don't need to wait for the sun after a storm to find a rainbow with this gardening activity for kids. This rainbow flowerpot adds color to any plant.

What You'll Need:

  • 6-inch clay flowerpot
  • Dish detergent
  • Craft glue
  • Old paintbrush
  • Yarn in these colors: Violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red

Step 1: Wash the flowerpot, even if it is new, with dish detergent. Rinse it thoroughly, and place it in the sun to dry.

Step 2: When the flowerpot is dry, apply a 1-inch band of glue around its base. Wrap violet yarn around the flowerpot, covering the band of glue.

Step 3: Apply another band of glue around the flowerpot above the violet yarn. Wrap the next rainbow color, blue, around the pot.

Step 4: Continue gluing and wrapping the yarn in rainbow order up the flowerpot until it's covered completely.

Step 5: Let the glue set, and then put a plant in the flowerpot.

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