The Ultimate Resource to Teach Colors to Your Toddler

What are some color activities or games I can do with my toddler to teach him or her colors?

If you are looking for ways to teach colors, you have come to the right place. Check out this ultimate resource for teaching colors. There are over 45 games, activities, and books that will help kids, preschoolers, and toddlers learn and understand colors.

The Ultimate Resource to Teach Colors to Your Child -- Moms Have Questions Too

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Color Exploration

Color Exploration for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Color Scavenger Hunt from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. I Spy Color Cards from Moms Have Questions Too
  3. Outdoor Color Scavenger Hunt from Inner Child Fun
  4. Bubble Painting from Moms Have Questions Too
  5. Playdough Color Theory from At the Butterfly Ball
Color Matching

Color Matching Activities for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Popsicle Stick Color Matching from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. Color Matching Watercolor Activity from Playing House in Maryland
  3. Paint Chip Color Match from Tot School
  4. Color Matching Rainbow Mural from No Time for Flashcards
  5. Paint Chip Matching from Moms Have Questions Too
  6. Colored Fishies from Moms Have Questions Too
  7. Color Matching Bottles and Lids from We Made That
Color Mixing

Color Mixing for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Ice Cube Color Mixing from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. Mix Paint in Plastic Baggie from Teach Preschool
  3. Easter Egg Color Mixing Water Play from Teach Preschool
  4. Color Mixing and Painting with Skittles from Gummy Lump
  5. Printable Color Wheel and Water Droplets Activity from Mama Jenn
Math Activity

Color Math Activities -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Pegboards from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. Color Puzzles from Moms Have Questions Too
  3. Color Pattern Cards from Stay At Home Educator
  4. Color Graphing from The Golden Gleam
Sensory

Sensory Color Activities for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Color Sensory Bins from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. Bean Bag Color Toss from The Chorister’s Corner
  3. DIY Wooden Gradient Blocks from Handmade Charlotte
  4. Sidewalk Simon: Rainbow Learning Activity from Toddler Approved
File Folder Games/Busy Bags

File Folder or Busy Bag Color Activities for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Egg Carton Pompom Match from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. Crayon Color Words Magnet Mat from Flapjack Educational Resources
  3. Paint Brush File Folder Game from Confessions of a Homeschooler
  4. My Colors Quiet Book from Everyday Celebrations
  5. Printable Color Worksheets from Kids Learning Station
  6. Color Sorting into Cups Busy Bag from My Joy-Filled Life
  7. Book of Colors from Ain’t She Crazy
  8. Dino Eggs File Folder Game from File Folder Fun
Sorting Colors

Sorting Colors for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Snowflake Colors and Color Word Matching from We Can Do All Things
  2. Rainbow Playdough Color Match and Stick from No Time for Flashcards
  3. Sorting Colors with Cardboard Tubes and Pompoms from Learning 4 Kids
  4. Muffin Tin Color Sorting from Mamas Like Me
  5. Jelly Bean Sorting from Toddler Approved
  6. Big Color Sorting Game from My Nearest and Dearest
Rainbow Activities

Rainbow Color Activities for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Rainbow Craft Clay Puzzle from Moms Have Questions Too
  2. Plate Rainbow Craft from Blog Me Mom
  3. Paper Squares on Rainbow Outline from The Gold Jellybean
Color Books

Color Books for Toddlers -- Moms Have Questions Too

  1. Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  2. Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
  3. A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
  4. Pantone: Colors by Pantone

*Want to see more themed activities like this for toddlers or preschoolers? Check out our store page where our toddler and preschool series are compiled into Activity Packs for only $1.99! The Activity Packs are full of lesson plans, printables, and a curriculum guide.

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10 Responses to The Ultimate Resource to Teach Colors to Your Toddler

  1. Thank you for rounding them all up! I just started searching for color games for my 20 month old :) I’m off to look and gather supplies.

  2. Wow, what a great collection!! So happy to have you sharing with us at For the Kids Fridays at Sun Scholars. I am featuring your post at this week’s party! Stop by and grab a Featured button if you like. I’d love to have you back to share with us again!