It is that time again for all of you Lil’ Creators… Letter(s) of the Week! Today we are working on the letter R.  Your Creator will enjoy painting while learning about the letter R.

Grab a copy of your FREE R Template HERE and enjoy painting the rainbow.

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills


  • Can identify all capital letters and most sounds (R)

Visual Arts

  • Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance

Required Materials

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R is for Rainbow Template

*Construction Paper

*Paint Brushes


Cotton Balls

Step #1

Draw 5 horizontal lines across the letter R

Step #2

Paint the space between the lines in the order of a rainbow – red at the top followed by orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple

Step #3

Cut out the R Template

Step #4

Glue the R to a piece of blue construction paper

Step #5

Glue the cotton balls to the bottom of the R to create clouds

Step #6

Label the paper for your child, R is for Rainbow


Share pictures of your Creator painting and learning about R.