Rainbow Star Kit Instructions

Kit Contents

  • 2×8 large coloured squares
  • 8 small coloured squares
  • 8 small white squares
  • 8 small gold squares
  • a demo small rainbow star
  • 3 step sequence demonstrator
  • Note: the large squares can either be used to make large stars or be cut into quarters to make small stars (see demo small star)


(see white small star demo)

Step 1: Fold square in half to make a diagonal fold – then open it up again

Step 2: Fold sides into centre creating a kite shape

Step 3: Repeat on all 8 colours

Step 3: Glue corners of kite, as shown, with glue stick

The following sequence shows how to make a star and a star frame out of one square of any size.

For the sequence below use 8 squares in rainbow sequence or alternating gold / white sequence to make a star and glue the wide sections. Alternative if you glue the pieces on the thin section you need 16 squares repeating the rainbow sequence.

Published by Poffley Education Resources

Christopher and Rebekka Poffley have been working as musicians, as performers and in education for many years. They have worked in schools and in the home education world. Here they share some of their experience and resources.

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