Stacking Felt Board Rainbow

Stacking Rainbow Felt Board Game

Today as it poured rain outside, Miss G and I got out some crafting supplies and put together a quick and easy stacking rainbow for her felt board.

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Truth be told, while I cut out the rainbow pieces, she did this…  Created a “porh-ple porkee-pine” with our felt stack and some pins.  Hey, whatever floats your boat, right?

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Because you have to be fairly precise with this project, I opted to find a rainbow image online and print it off to use as a pattern, but you could draw your own too.  I made sure to pick one that had 7 stripes so that we could include both indigo and violet, and gathered some coordinating felt pieces plus some pins and some very sharp scissors.


I chose to work from the bottom up, so I pinned the pattern down on the violet felt sheet and cut the entire rainbow out.

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Before pinning the pattern onto the next felt sheet, I cut off the bottom stripe off of the paper in order to make the next crescent slightly smaller.

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I continued these steps until all of the colours had been cut out.

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At the end, I cut out a couple of freehand clouds to finish off the edges.  Voila – a felt board rainbow game that involves fine motor skill development, size comparisons, colour recognition, and rainbow order.

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5 thoughts on “Stacking Felt Board Rainbow

  1. I had a board like this when I was little, it was called fuzzy felt and I loved it. This is yet another of your ideas that has now been stored away for when the little one is a bit older! I love the way you can make your own felt pieces to put on it so its tailored to your child’s interests. Well done :)

    1. Thanks, Kelly! Definitely some old school fun. :) I used to ADORE when my primary teachers pulled out the felt board, and I’m so happy Miss G loves it as much as I did. I also love that new games are so easy to create – anyone can cut shapes out of felt (especially with the help of Google images). ;)

  2. I just finished making my own flower set. Thanks for the inspiration! Do you have a nifty way to store all of your different felt board sets?

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