Easy At-Home Rainbow Mobile Craft for Preschoolers

I am sharing an easy craft that can be used with children of all ages. However, it is an effective preschool craft for several reasons. This easy, hands-on activity will allow your preschooler to do each of the following:

(1) reinforce colors

(2) practice fine motor skills

(3) learn a basic scientific concept

To make it even better, very little preparation is required! This activity was primarily intended for my 5-year-old, but you will see glimpses in which my 3-year-old was involved as well.

I downloaded and printed these rainbow pattern templates from What Mommy Does. In addition to those, we used these very basic materials: