This easy to make rainbow stained glass window will surely brighten up your room! Use a crayon and watercolor resist art technique to make your own stained glass.
We made a new stained glass window for the front door. And you know how I am about color. I love it. I’ve been wanting to try this ever since we made the other scribble stained glass, and this seems a good time with Maia’s birthday around the corner and “rainbow” part of her requested party theme (rainbow fairies, princesses, and unicorns).
Here’s how we made it:
Rainbow Stained Glass Window
- A sheet of easel roll
- Oil pastels (or Crayons)
- Liquid watercolors (or regular watercolor paint)
- Vegetable oil
Step 1: Make Scribble Art
The girls were given a sheet of easel roll and scribbled all over the sheet with oil pastels (crayons would work too).
Step 2: Trace the Rectangles
I used a piece of paper the size of the window panes as a template to trace each rectangle.
Step 3: Painting the Rectangles
Maia painted in the rectangles with rainbow colors using liquid watercolors.
Step 4: Giving the Rectangles a Stained Glass Effect
After the paper dried, I cut out the rectangles, painted the back of each with vegetable oil, then stuck them to the window panes. Easy peasy.
And now we have a wonderfully colorful rainbow stained glass window for our front door!
More Stained Glass Window Art Projects for Kids
- Melted Crayon Stained Glass Window
- Autumn Leaves Craft: A Stained Glass Window
- Melted Crayon Stained Glass Bunting for the Window
- How to Make Faux Stained Glass Valentines with Black Glue
- Welcome Spring with a Stained Glass Spring Art Project for Kids
- Kids Stained Glass Art Project with Index Dividers
- Rainbow Stained Glass Window (from Teach Beside Me)
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