I love colors! All of them. Pink is my absolute favorite, but I’ll settle for just about anything! I also love it when my preschooler decides that she finally wants to bust out with her favorite color words. Even if it’s only for a minute or two. But repetition is what will help her understanding, plus with these 10 Ways to Learn About Colors with Your Preschooler it’s just a whole lot of fun!
10 Ways to Learn About Colors with Preschoolers
Get messy, get creative and learn about the parts of the flower with this fun Colors and Number Flower Sensory bin for messy play!
Carve some quiet time into your day with this super easy to prepare felt colors busy bag! After you’ve practiced colors with your preschooler, you can give her some free-play time to create pictures using the felt shapes!
Here’s another busy bag for matching colors! These super cute clothespin and craft sticks activities are great for learning colors and for find-motor skills.
If you have a little bit of time on your hands and some extra recycling materials, create a color castle for your preschooler. We played with ours for weeks!
Get some fine-motor practice and game-playing skills while practicing colors by creating your own Candyland®-style game with stickers and a free dice printable!
Using the same free dice printable and stickers, create a fun graph for learning about colors! Plus, you are sneaking some math into play time!!
We had so much fun with these free printable flowers! Great fine-motor practice and color recognition too! If you don’t want to use pom poms, you can use Do-a-Dot markers instead.
Practice sorting and learning the different colors with this fun bead sorting tray!
Or create a rainbow sensory bin and have your child separate the items for each color. Lots of opportunities to talk about color while playing!
Planning for a Color theme? We’ve done all the work for you!
We now have interactive thematic lesson plans for preschoolers (3-5 years)! Get ready for fun and learning with unit lesson plans for your Color theme. Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities! Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners. For more information, click on the graphics below:
Check out the other great ideas from the #PlayfulPreschool team! Lots of great ideas to keep you playing and learning throughout the summer!
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10 Fun Math Activities to Keep Your Preschooler Learning all Summer by The Educators’ Spin On It