WEEK
2 DOUBLE TAB TO ZOOM ON PHONE OR TABLET
CIRCLE TIME
Interactive Charts
and Props
• Create your own Color Is All Around Us
interactive chart.

• Create your own Color Match Game chart
with color cards.

• Create your own Color Bears on a Stick
(painted wood or construction paper bears,
glued or taped on a popsicle stick).

Circle Time Activities
• Take turns using the Color Is All Around
Us interactive chart. Invite the children
to find examples of color samples to place on
the chart during FREE CHOICE PLAY.

• To practice color recognition, use the Color
Match Game interactive chart along
with the “Color Match” poem.

• Read the book Mouse Paint by Ellen Walsh.

• Give each child a Color Bear on a Stick.

Find the matching color in the classroom (for
example, a green bear next to a green leaf).

Take a photo of each child and make a class
color book.

• Add shaving cream to washable tempera
paint, then demonstrate mixing primary colors
to form secondary colors.

• Prepare ahead of time red, yellow, and blue
ice cubes made with food coloring and water.

Place two different-colored ice cubes in a
clear glass bowl and set them out for the
children to observe as they melt and mix into
a secondary color.

• Demonstrate the color spinner made at TABLE
WORK. • Ask each child her favorite color. Write it on
an index card. Use the cards to make a color
graph. Use the index cards for the journal writing
activity this week.

• Teach the children to play The Color
Bears Game (see FREE CHOICE PLAY for
instructions). Colors to Learn
Children should learn the following colors:
red blue green yellow
orange purple brown black
pink gray white
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