Colors are often one of the first concepts that preschoolers show interest in learning. Maybe you have a young child at home who has just started to show interest in colors, or maybe you are a teacher looking for some new and exciting preschool activities to teach colors. Either way, let us do the planning for you! 20+ Color Activities for Preschool Lesson Plans are included in this Preschool Color Unit. Whether you are a preschool or kindergarten classroom teacher, a homeschooling parent, or just searching for some fun color theme activities to do with your child, these lesson plans will be the perfect resource for you!

The best thing about these activities to teach colors for preschoolers is that you are provided with fully detailed, comprehensive lesson plans that are already written for you.

Another added bonus is that they require minimal prep work and just a few simple materials you probably already have lying around your house. You are instantly set up for success!

Simply download the lesson plans and print the accompanying activities to get started. No need to print the entire lesson plan book unless you really want to. (Some teachers LOVE putting the lesson plans into a binder for easy offline access!)

What’s Included In These Learning Colors Lesson Plans For Preschoolers:

This color themed lesson plan unit includes over 20 lesson plans for you to use in your home or classroom. The downloadable unit contains a detailed overview of how to use the lesson plan book, as well as book ideas, color song ideas, and suggested concepts for the theme of color.

Within each individual lesson plan you will find:

  • A colorful picture of the activity to give you an idea of what it will look like.
  • Book suggestions for a literacy connection to the activity.
  • List of targeted skills
  • Materials list
  • A detailed “How To” section including instructions for preparing the activity, as well as how to use it with your children.
  • A section of extra ideas, modifications, and ways to adapt the activity.
– Life Over C's Color Activities for Preschool Lesson Plans lesson layout.

Reasons You Will Love These Color Theme For Preschool Activities and Lesson Plans:

Hands On Activities:

From preschool craft ideas for colors to fine motor skill activities, these lesson plans are full of hands on kids learning projects!

Children learn best when they are active in their learning activities. With each lesson plan there are plenty of examples of how you can get your child involved in the learning.

While they are elbow deep in color matching, color mixing, and playing with colored water, your kids will be having so much fun they will never even realize how much they are learning!

– Life Over C's A preschool color activity craft of the letter "M".

Multidisciplinary Activities:

These lesson plans contain science experiments, color art for preschool, math activities, and so much more!

A book suggestion for each lesson makes tying activities in with literacy super simple. There are endless opportunities to practice vocabulary words and work on developing literacy skills.

– Life Over C's A kids completing a reading color activity with printable "I Spy" cards.

Activities For All Learning Styles:

As parents and educators we know that when it comes to teaching kids, there is no cookie cutter approach that will work with all children.

With over 20 lesson plans full of fun crafts and a variety of different learning activities you will be able to choose the plans that will work the best for your child.

Whether you have an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner, these lessons will bring learning to life for them.

– Life Over C's Kids creating a color craft with various colored craft paper and buttons.

Flexible Activities:

All of the activities can be easily adapted or modified to meet whatever your needs are. Whether you are searching for an activity for circle time, a learning center, small group instruction, or independent practice, these lesson plans are full of options!

Regardless of what season you are in, these color themed lesson plans will work for you. Take the learning outside for some fun spring and summer activities, or stay in the comfort of your home when the weather is cold and work on some fun color learning activities and crafts for kids!

– Life Over C's 5 bowls of paint for a preschool color activity,

Click Here to Purchase the Color Lesson Plans

These Color Theme Preschool Lesson Plans are digital downloads that you will receive immediately after purchase. No need to wait for anything in the mail. 

Each theme contains a PDF lesson plan book and printable activity set. 

Purchase and Download each theme individually or purchase all of our themes in one time saving bundle!

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– Life Over C's 25 Color themed preschool lesson plans and activities

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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