Finnegan Ackerbauer, 6, of Johnstown, is all smiles over his new rainbow for the "518" project. Photo provided.
Sophie Ring, 9, and sister Kayleigh, 6 show off big smiles and rainbow artwork inside their Wynantskill home. Photo provided.
Kristyn Dayter, of Scotia, stands in front of a rainbow she created on the front window of her home Friday. Photo by Peter Barber/Staff Photographer
Cillian Colin, 3, (left) and his brother Chris Colin Jr., 8, stand near an Easter-themed rainbow "banner" on a door at their home on Vley Road in Glenville. Photo provided. Photo provided
Another rainbow in Scotia. Photo by Peter Barber/Staff Photographer
Molly Duncan, 11, has a rainbow on her shirt and a rainbow on the door of her Niskayuna home. "We will get to the end of the rainbow soon," said Molly, a student at Birchwood Elementary School. Photo provided.
Scotia's Abigail Cruz, 6, stands next to her rainbow artwork -- posted in a front window at Gabriel's supermarket on Mohawk Avenue in the village. Abigail's mother Megan is general manager at the store. Photo provided.
Schenectady's Zion Torres, 3, holds onto his hand-made rainbow painting and spends time with his brother Eli, 1. Children all over the Capital Region are entering the "518 Rainbow Hunt for Kids" activity, a Facebook page that has quickly amassed more than 10,000 members. Photo provided.
Isaac Furnish, 12, of Scotia, stands behind a glass door that has been decorated with new rainbows, part of the "518 Rainbow Hunt for Kids" project that has caught fire in the Capital Region. Photo provided.
Caleb Hancock, 12, Jocelyn Hancock, 9 and pal Miley, 4, stand and sit outside the colorful rainbow addition to their Saratoga Springs home. Photo provided
Adelyn Blair, 7, of Ballston Lake, poses with the chalk rainbow she produced on the driveway of her Lake Road home. Photo provided.
Hannah Pangburn, 3, paints a rainbow for the "518 Rainbow Hunt for Kids" project inside her Glenville home. Photo provided.
Shaylyn Cook, 9, of Schenectady, paints a rainbow on a window inside her Covington Avenue home. Photo provided.
Schuyler Christiana, 9, of Alplaus offers optimistic advice in her rainbow poster. Photo provided.