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Week of November 13, 2017

Resources

30 Fun Ways to Teach Colors     Here are 30 ways to teach colors with fun hands on activities.

Activities to Teach Colors to Preschoolers   Video of activities to teach preschoolers colors.

All About Colors     A list of activities for preschoolers to learn the colors and have fun too.

Fishing for Ideas for Preschoolers - Colors   Learning activities for teaching colors including games, flashcards, coloring pages, crafts, puzzles, and other resources.

Imagination Tree     Here's a collection of 20 simple, fun and playful color themed activities for preschoolers to enjoy!

Mumma Diaries    8 fun ways to teach toddlers about shape and color matching! These are super simple games that you can create at home. All you need is some cardboard, foam / felt papers (or any thick paper) & Velcro double sided tape (optional).

Munsell Color: Colors for Kids-Teaching Colors to Kids   This article discusses how to help preschoolers to identify colors . Recognizing the colors and identifying the color names is an important part of a child’s development. Early identification of colors helps to create the cognitive link between visual clues and words.

Pinterest Actvities for Teaching Preschoolers Colors  A collection of articles, crafts, and activities to teach colors to preschoolers.

Preschool Color Activities    Preschoolers learn the names of the primary colors and begin exploring color theory by experimenting with what happens when primary colors are mixed in these  preschool colors activities! Kids can experiment with colors by making magic ice, matching colors and shapes using painted popsicle sticks, and making beautiful foil paintings in these activity articles that include complete instructions, materials lists, and suggestions for further fun and exploration.

Teach Children Colors     This collection of worksheets will help you teach your child their basic colors. They were designed for kids to practice the basic preschool shapes and colors in one fun activity!

Teaching Mama   Preschoolers LOVE songs. Here you will find 10 Preschool Songs About Color. At the end of this page is a free printable for the PDF versions of these songs.

Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds   Teaching color every day at home and in the classroom.

Online Games

Color Flashcards   This is a  set of audio flashcards.

Color Me Hungry   Children learn their colors by helping to feed Cookie Monster.

Color the Shape  A coloring game that is designed to teach preschoolers how to identify and differentiate between different colors.. In this game, kids have to choose a particular color from the palette and fill the shape, which is being asked in the question, with that color. The game will also help kids  learn about different geometric shapes.

Colors Memory Game  Learn Colors Vocabulary with this Memory Game (red, yellow, black, blue, black etc.) . This game is also excellent for Vocabulary Teaching and Practice.This memory game has audio, images and text which makes it possible to practice spelling, reading, listening and word recognition.

Find the Color   In this game children pick the color given.
 
Little People Shapes and Colors  Game that helps preschoolers learn colors and shapes by giving them oral directions to color certain shapes certain colors.

Pop a Balloon   In this game preschoolers have to pop a certain color of balloon. This game has audio, images, and text which allows for reading, listening, and word recognition.

Put It On The Shelf   Children move colors to match the color word on each shelf. Children may click on icon to have the word read to them.

Shapes and Colors Bingo  A set of three games that teach colors and shapes.

Sheppard Software Color Game   Game about 5 colors - blue, red, yellow, green and orange - for preschoolers. Flashcards and links to other color games for further practice listed at bottom of the page.
 
The Color Learning Game Basic color identification game.
Resources

Activity Idea Place Shapes preschool lesson plans using art activities, games, and snacks.

Bright Hub Education  Shape Up Learning! An Activity Guide on Shapes for Preschool/Toddler teachers and parents.

Fishing for Ideas for Preschoolers  A collection of ideas for teaching shapes.

Gift of Curiousity   Collection of 20 ideas for teaching preschoolers shapes.

Hands On as We Grow  Toddlers will love these 10 hands on shape activities that will make it hip to be square! Toddlers will have fun learning shapes in a hands on way.

National Association for the Education of Young Children  Article on how preschool teachers can create an environment in which children are eager to explore and learn about shapes and space by providing developmentally appropriate materials and opportunities to help preschoolers understand the topic. Math should be a part of daily routines, activities, and interactions in preschool.

Pinterest Preschool Shapes   Collection of crafts, activities, and worksheets to teach preschoolers about shapes.

Pre-K Pages  A collection of over 30 activities to explore and learn shapes for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. Hands-on activities to make learning fun.

PreKinders A collection of ideas for teaching shapes to pre-k children.

Preschool Shape Activities    A collection of shape activities for preschoolers.

Shapes Preschool Activities and Crafts A collection of shapes preschool activities, lesson plans, crafts, coloring pages, worksheets for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten.

Story Twiggles Shapes preschool and kindergarten activities, lesson plans, crafts, and printables. Look around. You will find shapes everywhere: circles: the sun, wheels on a car, and cookies on a plate; rectangles: windows and doors on buildings, tree trunks, and stripes on a bee; and triangles: pine trees, wings on a butterfly, and the roof of a house. Your children will have fun learning about geometric shapes with the fun and educational activities, games, crafts, lessons, and resources that we have created and collected.

Online Games

Color the Shape  A coloring game that is designed to teach preschoolers geometric shapes like rectangle, square, circle, triangle etc. In this game, kids have to choose a particular color from the palette and fill the shape, which is being asked in the question, with that color. The game will help kids a lot to identify and differentiate between different colors and learn about different geometric shapes.

Count Sides  Count Sides is a game designed for kids to teach them about different shapes and their sides. In this game, they have to count the sides and click on the blocks to show how many sides each shape has. By playing this game, they will become familiar with shapes like triangle, square, rectangle, pentagon, and hexagon.


Learn Shapes In lesson Learn Shapes kids are introduced to basic shapes such as a square, rectangle, triangle, circle, oval, heart and star through animated shape characters. Each shape will be explained in a separate sub-lesson and every lesson will be followed by recognition exercises. There are 2 kinds of exercises for every shape. One is a simple recall and recognition exercise, to identify a given shape. The second is a coloring exercise to reinforce the same concept in a fun way.

Little People Shapes and Colors  Game that helps preschoolers learn shapes and colors.

Mumma Diaries    8 fun ways to teach toddlers about shape and color matching! These are super simple games that you can create at home. All you need is some cardboard, foam / felt papers (or any thick paper) & Velcro double sided tape (optional).
 
Purpy's Shapes  Purpy's Shapes is a game where children identify and find circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, and ovals.

Shapes  A game designed for preschoolers to help them identify different shapes in a fun-filled way. Through this game, kids will learn to identify and differentiate between circle, square, rectangle, heart, diamond, and triangle shapes.

Shapes and Colors Bingo  A set of three games that teach colors and shapes.
 
Shapes/Geometry     Shapes is a fun educational activity to help children learn basic properties of simple geometric figures.  Children will practice looking for differences and similarities between shapes to complete puzzles.

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