In our household the holidays are a great excuse to bust out the ROYGBIV and celebrate with everything rainbow. We always have some sort of rainbow nod to school-free days around the house to get in the spirit. From effortless to elaborate, these kid-friendly rainbow crafts are the perfect after-school projects that kids of any age will get excited about.

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From homemade rainbow silly putty to rainbow dyed pasta, find the perfect holiday craft project for your kids in the slideshow.

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