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Felt Color Words (all 11 basic colors)
New 8/13/2012
Felt
        Color Words
I have been thinking of this idea for two or three years and it has finally come to "life". Felt color words. Learn your colors with these SOFT, FELT WORDS. Learn your colors: red, pink, blue, purple, gray, black, yellow, white, green, orange, and brown. A preschooler or early childhood age children, you can teach children with these color words. For a more advanced felt activity, you can make a color game out of this felt set, you can scramble each color and have the child put it in the correct order for each color. What fun! Great for homeschooling, preschools, day cares, school classrooms, Montessori classrooms, churches, and much more! Great for speech therapy.

This set includes 53 felt letters that are about 2 inches tall.

Note: If you need me to replace the "gray" with "grey", please let me know at checkout. Thanks!

Available at Etsy

Caterpillar Shapes, Colors, & Counting Felt Set / Flannel Board Set
NEW 2/1/2012
Caterpillar Shapes, Colors, & Counting Felt Set
Children will have fun with this caterpillar. You can learn your geometric shapes, colors, and counting from 1-12 (the caterpillar head and 11 colors).

Includes 23 felt pieces:
* 1 caterpillar head
* 11 color circles (body parts): 2 1/4 inches
* 11 geometric shapes

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Available at Etsy

Felt Ice Cream Color Matching Game All 11 Basic Colors - great for preschoolers (Los Colores Básicos con Bolas de Helado Juego)
Felt
          Ice Cream Color Matching Game 11 Colors
Ii is for ice cream! A child can learn his or her colors by matching the colored circle to the correct scoop color. One can also learn to count the scoops from 1-10, 1-5, and of course, 1-11. This is great for a preschool aged, kindergarten, and first grade child, or any child (or adult) who want so have tons of fun. This listing all 11 basic color ice cream scoops: purple, pink, red, black, blue, yellow, gray, green, orange, white, and brown.

Hh es para helado! Pueda aprender sus colores básicos en español con los conos de las bolas de helado: morado, rosado, rojo, negro, azul, amarillo, gris, verde, anaranjado, blanco, y marrón (café).

Included 33 felt pieces:
* 11 ice cream cones: 3 3/4 inches tall
* 11 scoops: 3 1/2 inches wide
* 11 circles: 1 1/4 inches


Available at Etsy

Felt Ice Cream Color Match-up Game
Felt Ice Cream Color Matchup Game
A child can learn his or her colors by matching the colored circle to the correct scoop color. One can also learn to count the scoops from 1-6. This is great for a preschool aged child. This listing is for these color ice cream scoops: green, purple, pink, orange, yellow, and red.

Included 18 felt pieces:
* 6 ice cream cones: 3 3/4 inches tall
* 6 scoops: 3 1/2 inches wide
* 6 circles: 1 1/4 inches

Note: I have other basic colors available (black, brown, white, gray, blue). If you would like all 11 basic colors, please contact me so I can make a listing with all 11 colors.

Available at Etsy.

Felt Ice Cream Scoops Mix & Match 12 Colors of Ice Cream Scoops
Ice Cream Scoop Felt Set
Learn to count from 1-12 with these delicious ice cream scoops. This ice cream felt set is great for ice cream patterning, ice cream color scoop matching, and/or counting from 1-5, 1-10, or 1-12. It makes a great ice cream theme unit. Mix and match 12 colors. It can be 2 of each color or whatever amount to total 12 ice cream scoops. This will help any teacher or parent in an ice cream theme unit or just to have lots of fun. If you prefer other colors, let me know at checkout which colors you prefer.

Included 16 felt pieces:
* 5 ice cream cones: 3 3/4 inches tall
* 12 scoops: 3 1/2 inches wide (Choose your colors)
* 5 red cherries (toppings)

Available at Etsy.

Shapes Felt Set
Shapes & Shape Words Felt Set  
Learn your geometric shapes with this shape felt set.  You can teach the basic colors with this set too.

Includes 11 felt pieces :
* 11 shapes (Most are 3 inches but the star is larger)

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Available at Etsy

Small & Extra Large Geometric Shapes Felt Set
Geometric Shapes (small & extra large shapes) Felt Set
This is a fun way a child can learn his/her 11 geometric shapes and colors while playing. You can use this in your homeschooling or school curriculum for the shape theme and color theme. This also makes a wonderful gift for a teacher, child, etc.

Large Shapes Felt Set
Includes 11 felt pieces:
* 11 shapes (Most are 3 inches but the star is larger and the diamond and rectangle are wider than 3 inches.)

Shapes include:
circle (3")
diamond
heart
hexagon
octagon
oval
pentagon
rectangle
square
star (4")
triangle

Small Shapes Felt Set

This listing includes the 11 small felt shapes (about 1 1/2" for the smaller shapes and longer for the larger shapes and little bit larger for the star).

Available at Etsy

AND MAYBE MORE COLOR FLANNEL BOARD STORIES ARE FOUND AT
ETSY.

Colors

Teach+Play Tiles, Color/Shape
Teach+Play Tiles Color/Shape
Children will have fun learning the basics with our Colors and Shapes Teach+Play Tiles. This set of 12 wooden cards features colored and labelled geometric shapes on one side and "everyday things" with appropriate colors and color labels on the other. Colors and Shapes Teach+Play Tiles are great for both basic recognition and compare and contrast games. This set of 12 wooden cards is cut from high quality birch plywood and are printed on both sides. Each card measures 2-1/4" wide by 3-1/2" tall. Tiles are thin enough to be used as flash cards. Instructional tips and suggestions for play and a cloth pouch for storage are also included...  Read more

Color Counters / Math Counters

Classroom Sorting Center - 341 Pieces

Classroom Sorting Center - 341 Pieces

Classifying counting patterning ordering set building shape recognition and more are made inviting and appealing with our classroom sorting set.


Bear Counters
Dog Counters
Domestic Animal Counters
Fruit Counters
Insect Counters / Bug Counters

Transportation Counters
Vegetable Counters
Wild Animal Stampede Counters

Sort It! Banner

Sort It! Banner

Build language and logic skills with this classification activity - a Discount School Supply exclusive. Bright blue banner is 33 1/2L x 24W and includes 34 brightly colored fabric sorting pieces.  Categories include: color, food, transportation, farm, zoo, ocean and clothes. 




Stack 'n' Nest Cups - Set of 8

Stack 'n' Nest Cups - Set of 8

Little ones will love playing with our brightly colored Stack 'n' Nest Cups! This set includes 8 cups for stacking nesting scooping and molding. Cups feature holes which makes these cups ideal for sand and water.




Color Science

Use color paddles to learn about colors.  We have something similar to these.  With the ones we own you need to aim it towards the light more to view the various color mixtures.
Color Paddles - 18 Pieces

Color Paddles - 18 Pieces

Designed for use in sand clay and modeling activities these 18 colored translucent paddles can be put on top of each other to illustrate how to combine colors to make new colors. 3 each of Blue Green Orange Purple Red and Yellow. 2W x 6H.


Color Sorting Mat - 20 pieces

Color Sorting Mat - 20 pieces

As infants become toddlers they begin to use their senses to explore the space around their world. This is also the time children begin to use eye-hand coordination to solve problems and match like items. Our exclusive color sorting mat gives children an opportunity to use shape color and texture to begin that exploration. Ages 18 months and up.


Colorations Classic Colors Jumbo Washable Stamp
                    Pads - Set of 6

Colorations Classic Colors Jumbo Washable Stamp Pads - Set of 6

Give our super-size stamp pads a hand! They're designed extra big for little hands! The washable ink makes them perfect for creating hand and fingerprints. Also great for use with our Stamping Sticks and Easy-Grip Stampers or any rubber stamp.



Book or eBooks

Puppet & Flannelboard Stories for
                        Numbers, Shapes, and Colors Book or eBook

Puppet & Flannelboard Stories for Numbers, Shapes, and Colors

Use finger plays, flannelboard stories, and puppets to hold young learners' attention while they learn basic concepts. Stories, directions, and patterns for the puppets and flannelboard pieces are provided along with many activities.





Colors, Shapes, and Counting Bulletin Board
Counting 0 to 31
                Bulletin Board

Counting 0 to 31 Bulletin Board

This handy teaching aid helps children learn numbers, colors, shapes, and counting. Includes 34 pieces, a 4-page Teacher's Guide, and shiny, protective coating for durability.



Bilingual Colors Felt Pieces
Crayons with English and Spanish Felt Set

Crayons with English and Spanish Felt Set

Introduce colors and their bilingual names using crayons. This beautiful set of felt crayons makes a perfect classroom teaching tool using Spanish overlay words. 10 crayons 2.5Introduce colors and their bilingual names using crayons. This beautiful set of felt crayons makes a perfect classroom teaching tool using Spanish overlay words. 10 crayons 2.5ö by 14ö. Includes lesson guide with resources and worksheets. Ages Pre-K.


Color Activities
Play with the color of play dough you like.

Color Arts & Crafts
When I was student teaching, we had a color wheel chart. This is what is on it. "COLOR WHEEL" is on the top of the page.  Then it has a circle in the middle and a diamond with "BROWN" in the middle of it.  On the outside of the circle, it has "RED" on the top of a triangle (the point is touching the triangle-this is for all the triangles). Going clockwise, "ORANGE" and below it is a square.  Next is a triange and "YELLOW". On the bottom of the circle is a square and on the bottom of it "GREEN".  Next, is "BLUE" and a triangle.  Finally, there is "PURPLE" and a square under it.  On the bottom left handside of the paper it has a small triangle and the word "primary" by it and a square and  the word "secondary" by it.  Have them place the correct color in the shapes and mix the colors to obtain the secondary colors.

Have them paint with paints or water colors.  Have them mix the colors.  Let them do whatever with them.

Sand Art Kits & Sets

All Do-A-Dot Art Marker Sets

All Do-A-Dot Art Marker Sets

Do-A-Dot markers are great for making dotty artwork as well as drawing big bold lines. The chunky design makes them easy for young children or children with special needs to hold and control. Set includes Primary Brilliant Fluorescent and Shimmer color assortments all filled with washable water-based non-toxic ink. 2 1/2 oz. in each marker. A creative idea sheet is also included featuring over 20 great projects.



Do-A-Dot Art Brilliant Markers - Set of 6

Do-A-Dot Art Brilliant Markers - Set of 6

These brilliant colors will liven up all your art projects! These colorful non-toxic markers are even washable! Create original art without cups brushes or a mess!



Do-A-Dot Art Shimmer Markers - Set of 5

Do-A-Dot Art Shimmer Markers - Set of 5

Add sparkle and shine to all your art projects! These colorful shimmery non-toxic markers are even washable! Create original art without cups brushes or a mess!



Do-A-Dot Art Fluorescent Markers - Set of 5

Do-A-Dot Art Fluorescent Markers - Set of 5

These fluorescent colors will liven up all your art projects! These colorful non-toxic markers are even washable! Create original art without cups brushes or a mess!



Super-Safe Droppers - Set of 12

Super-Safe Droppers - Set of 12

The best tool for drizzling Liquid Watercolor! Plastic transparent 1-piece eyedroppers allow young artists to drop paint in tight spaces to create more colorful effects! Customize artwork and create detailed designs. A safer and better alternative to other needle-tipped art tools. 6 long with 1 1/2 bulb.



Color By Number & Color By Letter

Color Book Link
StoryPlace Pre-school Library: Reading List

Nursery Rhymes & Songs

Color Books

Mouse Paint

 
Mouse Paint by Ellen Stroll Walsh
Pinta ratones (Mouse Paint) (Spanish Edition) por
Ellen Stroll Walsh

Color Cooking / Color Home Economics
- Mouse Paint Toast
Read the book again while doing this activity so they can mix the right colors.

Directions:
For each color, take 1 tablespoon milk (rice/soy/cow's) and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon sugar and mix it.  This makes quite a few pieces of toast.
If you want to make lots of colors to practice making colors or if if you have more children or students, you will need to make more.

Place some of the milk mixture in small bowls or cups.
Repeat this 3 times.
Add red, yellow, and blue food coloring in separate jars, glasses, small margarine containers, or other containers.
It takes 1 drop to make each color. (Pretend this is Mouse Paint.)
Take a piece of white bread (Pretend it is a piece of white paper.)
Paint the bread with some of the milk using a pastry brush or small paint brush.
Mix some of the red with some of the yellow and see what color it makes (orange).
Mix some of the yellow with the blue and see what color it makes (green).
Mix some of the blue with some of the red and see what color it makes (purple).
Put the bread in the oven or a toaster oven.
Take it out when it is lightly brown.

Note: Make sure you tell your children the difference between food coloring and paint you use to paint a picture and why they can eat food coloring and not paint.

- Make Marbelized Eggs using different colors of food coloring.

- Make sugar cookies or  dairy-free sugar cookies and have them mix different food colorings for the frosting.

- Make geletin or geletin jigglers.

Color Foreign Language
You can do the colors in Spanish or any other language.
English & Spanish Flashcards and Worksheets: Colors

Color Language Links
Japanese Language Vocabulary - Colors Includes pronunciation sound files
Spanish Flash Cards - Colors Hear the words pronounced

Color Games
Musical Shapes Game

Age Level: Toddlers through Early Elementary Grades

Materials needed:  Different colored circles cut from colored paper or fabric; sing a song, recorded music or instruments (tape or CD)
Tape or place the circles on the floor in a large circle.  Have the children walk around the outside of the large circle as music is played.  When the music stops, each child names the color of the circle he or she is standing by.  Continue as long as the children are interested.  For variation, use different shapes and colors and have the children name the color and the shape.

What Color Am I?
Copyright 2000 Barbara Pratt.  All rights reserved.

Grade Level: Preschool and Early Elementary Education

I am thinking of a color that is the color of the sky.
What color am I? (Blue).
I am thinking of a color that is the color of the sun.
What color am I? (Yellow).
I am thinking of a color that is the color of grass.
What color am I? (Green).
I am thinking of a color that is the color of milk.
What color am I? (White).
I am thinking of a color that is the color of a lemon
What color am I? (Yellow).
I am thinking of a color that is the color of a lime
What color am I? (Green).
I am thinking of a color that is the color of an orange
What color am I? (Orange). For older children use tangerine instead of orange.

Use your own ideas to finish this game.

Color Hand Game
Use two pieces 8 1/2 x11 inch white computer paper or  9x12 inch construction paper and trace your left hand (or right hand if your left handed) to the wrist.  Cut it out.  Turn it so the thumb faces the left.  Color each finger a little above the cut part of the hand a different color (for example; blue, red, pink, black, yellow, white, purple, gray, green, brown, orange, etc.).  Label each color above the cut part of the finger.  Laminate or place clear contact paper on it.  Cut it out (no need to cut each finger out except the thumbs).  With a straight pen or needle, make a small hole about the middle about where the thumb is on the hand patterns.  Use a brad to reinforce it (make sure it not that tight so it will spin) and place a small paper clip under the brad.  Staple the hands together by the brad and on the upside down hand.  Use masking tape or heavier tape and tape it on a small piece of poster board.  Have the children play the game to help reinforce color skills.  Have the children say the color each time a different color is spinned.  Repeat the game.

Color Game
In a container or box, have different colors pom-poms or pieces of paper in it.  Have the child say the color he/she choose.  Have them spell the word (or you can if they don't know how to read yet).  You can learn the colors in another language and have the child say the colors in Spanish or any other language.  Have them spell the word in the other language or you can.

Color Concentration Game @ Bry-Back Manor
Mitten Games (Color)
Color Flashcards To Color Set 1, 2, and 3 (total of 12)

Color Songs / Color Music
The Leaves on The Tree
My Colors


Color Online Story
You need to read these to non-readers.
Colorworm teaches about color and light - freebies
Missing Color

Crystal Garden
Make a "crystal garden".
Go to: crystal garden (on a rock); Sciencenet Crystal Garden; Create Your Own Crystal Garden @ Science For Families; or a charcoal crystal garden
You can use these different objects to make your crystal garden: brick, charcoal, rock, sponge.  It can be put in the bottom of a glass bowl or plate.

Scripture Connection:
You can tie it in with Genesis 2:8 and how a garden has many colors.

Talk about the colors in this world.

My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

My Many Colored Days

My Many Colored Days
My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss at Seussvile
Things to Do on a Rainy Colored Day, What Color are Your Days?, Make your own Many Colored Bookmark!, and About the Illustrators

My Links
Color By Number & Letter
De Colores (In Colors) 4-6 Grade
Online Coloring
Rainbow Theme
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Themes Color any coloring page.

Color Printables
A Lifetime of Color's Art Education Resources Including a color chart.
April's Preschool Activities Including activities and printables for colors.
Basic Handwriting for Kids
Color Fun from PrimaryGames.com Tracer Papers.
Color Hunt Activity @ Kidspirit
SchoolExpress: Ages 3-6: Color Fun and Color Words (They might change the page URL, but go to their homepage to find Ages 3-6.)
StoryPlace Color Theme
Color Concentration Game Printout
Treasures of the Heart Childcare: Colors
It has the color with different objects that are that color.

Color Fingerplays, Poems, Stories, and Song Links
CanTeach - Colours (Songs & Poems)
Color and Money Songs
Color Chant and other Songs and Poems for back to school @ Punky Childcare
Color Fun from PrimaryGames.com I Spy Story
Color Word Songs
Color Songs: Perpetual Preschool
Color Songs & Fingerplays
Color's - Shapes - Songs & Activities
Songs 4 Teachers Color Poems To Use With Your Children
The Color Song: Mrs. Jones
The Teacher's Corner - Color Song

Other Color Links
April's Preschool Activities Including activities and printables for colors.
Coloring Mixing: EnchantedLearning.com
Colors @ Terrific Toddlers

Colors and You
Color Wheel Lesson Plan: Science (Grades 2-3)
Color Learning Unit (Grades 6-8)
Color Lessons: Elementary Art
Color Wheel with Folded Paper Activity
Colors @ Little Giraffes - Pfeiffer Elementary School
Colorworm teaches about color and light - freebies
Color's - Shapes - Songs & Activities
EasyFunSchool Have a Blue (Green, Orange, Purple, Red, or Yellow) Day!
I Love Colors: EnchantedLearning.com
There are different colors, color online, printable coloring pages for the animals/insects, and crafts for some of the colors.
KinderArt Search Results on "color"
Preschooleducation.com Theme Topics: Colors
 
Online Color Activities / Color Games
Color Learning Game
Coloring (Painting) Online
Colors Story @ Kidzclub
Colors And Reading Game
Colors Word Search @ PrimaryGames
Egg Magic (Colors) @ MeddyBemps
Hans Hofmann: Push & Pull Puzzle Online Painting @ PBS

Henry's Egg Factory @ PrimaryGames
I Spy Game @ PrimaryGames
StoryPlace Color Theme: Story & Activity

Language Arts
Haring Kids: Coloring Book This can be used to learn to read various colors.

Black
Nursery Rhyme: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
Nursery Rhyme: My Black Hen

Books
Black Books
The Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea by Tony Johnston

Blue

Rhyme: Little Boy Blue

Books
Blue Books
Big Blue Engine by Ken Wilson-Max for babies & preschoolers

Blue Cow in the Playground Online Story @ BBC

Brown

Brown Books

Bear Theme: Brown Bear and Grizzly Bear

Gray Books


Green
Alligator Theme
Frog Theme including the song "Five Little Frogs"/"Five Green Speckled Frogs" using frog puppets, coloring pages, books, and more.  If there are any green fish, you can use this page too.
Frog Books
Lizard Theme
Turtle Theme

Home Economics
Make lime gelatin.
Color some coconut (or rice cold cereal) green.  Sprinkle on frosted cupcakes, cookies, or cake.

Holiday Green Salad or Pistachio Fruit Salad

Green Books


Dr. Seuss Theme: Green Eggs and Ham

 
Green Eggs and Ham Book & CD (Book and CD) by Dr. Suess

Links
Arts & Crafts: Colors > Green @ Preschooleducation.com
Library : Book Ideas > Green Eggs And Ham @ Preschooleducation.com
Arts & crafts, games & outdoors, science, and snacks.
Music Station: March Songs & Rhymes @ Preschool Express
Green Beans Coloring Page

Five Little Ornaments on the Tree Flannelboard Story
Play Red Light / Green Light.
Green Beans

Make Christmas tree sugar cookies or dairy-free sugar cookies.  Frost them with green frosting.  You can also make a snowflake (about the size of the tree) using paper.  Put powdered sugar in a sifter or small strainer and sprinkle the tree with "snow".
Color Theme: Green has books and activities
Saint Patrick's Day Theme

SchoolExpress.com: Ages 3-6: Click on "Color Words", and go down to the green page.  It has T-Shirt, Crayon, Color, Trace & Print the  Word, and Color & Find the words with Green.  On these pages, they have the word "Green" and other things that you can do on each page.

Purple
Purple Books

Red
Farm Theme: Big Red Barn Theme Bag
Fire Safety (Of course, some fire engines are other colors besides red.)
The Little Red Hen Story Bag
Red Admiral

Red Books

Games
Red Light / Green Light
Games Kids Play - Red Rover

Stories
Little Red Riding Hood @ BBC

Silver Books

White

White Books

Home Economics
Cook white rice, Mexican Wedding Cakes, cookies or donuts with powdered sugars sprinkles on top.

Snow, Snowflakes and Ice Themes

Yellow

Yellow Books

Green Tree Python It is usually yellow when it is a baby.

Color Theme Unit: Yellow Color Page @ abcteach A sun a the word "yellow" to trace.

Sun Theme
Sunflower and Other Flower Themes

Art
One a piece of paper, use yellow crayons, markers or paint to draw or paint a picture.

Activity
Play with yellow playdough.

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