The benefits derived from identifying or understanding colors cannot be overestimated, just like color is very important to marketers in claiming sales so it is important in kids’ brain development according to the color psychologists.
Teaching young toddlers color can be boring and challenging because their intellectual capacity is somewhat low compared to older kids, and the only way for moms to skip pass through this hurdle is by introducing color theory in a special and more sophisticated way.
And the most creative and the perfect way colors can be introduced to young toddlers is through fun activities, though these activities can be messy they do a great deal turning your toddler into a color genius.
Schedule any of these wonderful ideas to your daily activities with your kids and let me know how it turns out.
1. Crayon Color Chant
"You are ready to play. Chant the following little rhyme and have your child find the crayon color that completes each rhyme."
2. Learning About Rainbows: Sorting Cereal
"Taking everyday items and turning them into a learning experience is pretty easy. It’s a great way to keep the kids busy without having to do a lot of planning!"
3. Sticky Shape Rainbow Activity
"This sticky shape rainbow is a hands-on way for kids to learn colors and shape identification, practice sorting and even learn the order of colors in a rainbow!"
4. Count and Sort Posting Box Math Game
"Make a fun posting box resource for early counting and sorting skills with the added benefit of fine motor practice and problem solving too!"
5. Montessori Color Match
"The best thing about this activity is it requires little to no preparation. For our at home version, the only supplies you need are colored construction paper, tape and whatever multi-colored toys you already have at home!
6. Pom Pom Color Push
"This Paint Chip activity and this simple Preschool Color Sort were great places to start, but this Pom Pom Push color sorting activity was something special! It gave a similar sense of joy that popping bubble wrap gives! Bonus- it is SO easy to put together!"
7. Multi-Sensory Bath Times!
"We tried mixing green food coloring with eucalyptus and menthol oils! The bath smelt amazing and was great for opening up their airways and easing their colds a little."
8. Color Block Puzzles
"These color block puzzles combine two of our favorite things – puzzles and blocks. Seriously, what could be more fun?"
9. Cotton Ball Rainbow
"Hared below is a tutorial for a vibrant Cotton Ball Rainbow that kids can make independently! It’s a fun craft for learning colors and practicing fine-motor skills."
10. Planting A Rainbow Flower Craft
"The rainbow colors of this craft go along perfectly with “Planting a Rainbow” and make such a beautiful craft for spring!"
11. Rainbow Alphabet Spaghetti!
"This activity was plenty of slimy, gloopy, colourful, CLEAN fun and the girls loved it!"
12. Drip Painting Rainbow Name Activity
"Your child will have so much fun with this drip painting rainbow name activity. The vibrant rainbow colors will have your child recognizing the letters in their name in no time plus you can even add more to make it an alphabet activity too!"
13. Egg Carton Color Sorting
"Play with colourful pom poms in the sensory table and sort them by colour into coloured egg cartons! Fine motor control, colour recognition and early sorting skills for toddlers and preschoolers in this fun colour sorting activity!"
14. How To Make A Color Mixing Sensory Bottle
"What a perfect activity these would be for a color mixing theme, learning about colors, sensory play, for a heavy lifting tool, and as a sensory tool. These are perfect for all ages too."
15. Fizz, Bubble & Pop! Experimenting with Vinegar + Baking Soda
"This is an easy, fun & inepensive experiment that will delight your little ones!
The Lil Divas kept doing it over & over - never tiring of the results."
16. How To Dye Corn For Richly Colored Popcorn Kernels
"Since I’d never created colored popcorn kernels before, I looked online for some suggestions. While there are tons of ideas for preparing, decorating with, and creating with corn, there weren’t too many ideas about HOW to dye corn kernels."
17. Feed the LEGO Monsters: A Sorting and Building Game for Kids
"Our Feed the LEGO Monsters activity is a simple color sorting and building game for kids ages 3+ though kids that are younger may enjoy this activity too."
18. Rainbow Shapes Hunt and Color I Spy Bin
"This shapes hunt and color I spy bin was enjoyed by my preschooler and my toddler"
19. Toddler Color Learning
"Inspired by all of the color sorting activities available at this shop on etsy, I ordered some mini acorns and bowls from Casey’s wood products. I used water color to paint them and the beeswax paste we have for our table to seal them. I wish I had ordered larger acorns, but still I really love how they turned out."
20. Apple Themed Fine Motor Activity
"This apple themed fine motor apple activity that I set up for her that also works on colors and early math skills. What I loved about this project is how easy it was to change it and make it work for our kindergartner or an older preschooler. All I had to do was change the top of the tree."
21. Rainbow Patterns with Blocks
"We played this fun Rainbow Hop game, we made a rainbow with colorful alphabet stickers, we used Froot Loops to thread a rainbow and we played a rainbow counting game, just to name a few"