October 27, 2012

Tot-School Colors

Colors Book List
Red by Patricia M. Stockland
Yellow by Patricia M. Stockland
Blue by Patricia M. Stockland
Green by Patricia M. Stockland
Purple by Patricia M. Stockland
Orange by Patricia M. Stockland
Black by Patricia M. Stockland
Brown by Patricia M. Stockland
White by Patricia M. Stockland
Gray by Patricia M. Stockland
Pink by Patricia M. Stockland

Oscar Otter's Colors by Maurice Pledger
Richard Scarry's Colors by Richard Scarry
Cyndy Szekeres' Colors by Cyndy Szekeres
Bright Basics Colrs by Nina Filipek
One Gray Mouse by Katherine Burton
How do Dinosaurs Learn their Colors? By Jane Yolen
My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
Skippyjon Jones Color Crazy by Judy Schachner
Maisy's Colos by Lucy Cousins
Colors by Ship of Foods Design Group
Cat's Colors by Jane Cabrera
The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle
Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd
One Brown Bunny by Marion Dane Bauer
Colors Tot-tubs

Tot-Tub #1 (top left) Stringing Pipe Cleaners
Cut holes in the top of an oatmeal container and put colored round paper hole strengtheners on each hole. Put pipe cleaners in the corresponding color holes.

Tot-Tub #2 (top right) Color Wheel Clothspins
Laminate a color wheel and paint one color onto each clothes pin.  Let the child attach the colored clothspins to the corresponding color on the color wheel.

Tot-Tub #3 (middle) Sorting Pom-Poms 
Child uses tongs to sort colored pom-pom balls into the corresponding colored bowls or in this case I used paint lids.

Tot-Tub #4 (bottom left) Lacing Colored Buttons
Child laces the buttons onto the corresponding colored shoe string.
Tot-Tub #5 (bottom right) Color Arrow Puzzles
I printed out and laminated the Color Puzzles #2 for T to put together.
Color Headers
I found these Color Headers in the Target back to school clearance last month.  I punched out the pieces and laid them on the floor for T to match up. 

Crayon Box
I used page 1 in our A Beka Arts & Crafts with Button Bear book.
T could practice his fine motor skills putting his crayons in and out of his little paper crayon box.

Brown Bear Heads and Tails
First we read Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.  Then I printed out pages 13-15 this Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See Pack for T to match 2 piece puzzles together. 

Brown Bear Mini Book
I printed out pages 2-4 of this Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See Pack for T to color.
Then I cut out the little pages and laid them on the floor out of order. As I read Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do Y ou See? by Bill Martin Jr. he lined them up in the correct order.
Then I stapled them all together.  He loved having a little book that he made, and it was of a familiar story!

Sorting Pattern Blocks
I got out colored paper and let T sort the colored pattern blocks onto the corresponding color.

Sorting Colored Cards
 T got out his Eric Carle Animal Alphabet cards and started sorting them by color.

Color Magnets
I found these magnets that could be sorted by shapes or colors at Target.  

Colored Tooth Picks
I painted 5 sections of the styrofoam piece and let T stick the colored tooth picks in the corresponding colors.
Sorting Shades
I got some paint samples and cut apart the shades.  T sorted the shades under the correct color.

Paint Brush Color Matching File Folder Game
I found this fun Paint Brush Color Matching Game for T to put the paint brushes into the matching paint jars.

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