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These fun hands-on activities for learning colors are such a great way to teach and reinforce preschool and kindergarten concepts. From sorting and matching to homemade games, there are so many fun activities here!
Learning Colors Hands-On Activities
Kids will build fine motor skills as they explore colors and color mixing with this color-themed eye dropper activity tray.
Preschoolers will love using stickers and/or markers to create their very own “I See a Rainbow” booklet.
Little ones will sing this catchy color mixing tune all day, and they’re sure to enjoy the color mixing experiments, as well.
From paint chip sorting cards to homemade playdough, young learners will have a blast identifying colors and mixing them in the six activities featured here.
Recycle old spice jars by turning them into a color sorting activity that works on fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Once your kids have finished fishing for colors, you can turn this game into an activity that focuses on numbers and/or letters, too.
This simple color matching game is easy enough for toddlers to do but engaging enough for preschool and kindergarten.
This color sorting activity requires a little set up, but it will be well worth the effort when your kids are sorting colors, working on motor skills, and learning to work with others.
Children will enjoy this fun color matching file folder game which will help them develop color awareness and one-to-one correspondence.
Practice color words and color matching with this DIY egg carton color sorting activity.
Draw a caterpillar on the bottom of a box, and let kids sort pom poms and/or colored buttons.
This simple umbrella counting and color sorting activity is perfect for group or independent work.
Your preschoolers are going to have a blast gathering their toys and sorting them to create a toy rainbow!
I love simple busy bag activities that entertain kids while keeping them occupied and engaged for a little bit. This rainbow color sorting busy bag is perfect for tots and preschoolers alike.
Little ones will be so excited to explore colors as they paint with toy trains. No trains? Grab some cheap toy cars from the Dollar Store and you’ll be all set.
Squirt some paint in an empty water bottle, add a few marbles, and let your kids shake them up as they explore color mixing with this hands-on activity.
Let your tots explore colors and textures by coloring on sandpaper. Name each color as they use it.
This fine motor activity encourages students to match colored clothespins to colored stickers to create a cute turkey.
You can easily turn simple craft sticks into a fun color dominoes game for your preschoolers.
Not only will this color matching activity grab your preschooler’s attention, but it will actually look pretty cool hanging in your window for a bit.
Wow! What an amazing collection of hands-on ideas for learning colors. Which one will you and your preschoolers do first?