Rectangle Tool to create colored boxes

This is probably an easy thing but I cannot seem to make it work.

I have a form and have set a background color for it. All of my controls are set to transparent.

I went to use the rectangle tool to draw a box around a group of the controls, worked fine. But, when I tried to change the background color of the box, it put the rectangle on top of the controls instead of behind them. I could not find a feature like there would have been in Word to "send items back".

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