Today I have another color matching activity to share. On a recent trip to a hardware store I was looking at paint samples. I found some that were crayon shaped and brought home a rainbow of colors. Not being sure of how I would use them I set them aside until last week.
I decided to use them to make a color matching game. I wrote the names of each color on the crayon shape. Then I glued them to some white paper and used contact paper for durability.
Next, I went on a hunt through my home for three items for each color. I had fun coming up with all of the items. You can see everything I chose in the photo at the top of this post. I did choose some smaller items that wouldn’t be appropriate for children under three.
My son really enjoyed matching all of the items to the correct color. He completed this activity three times in one sitting because he liked it so much. I used only materials I had plus the free paint samples making this a very frugal matching activity.
Skills used in this activity are color recognition, sorting and grouping, and visual discrimination.