Learning color words can be tricky.
But hey, couple it with few hands-on activities, bam! Suddenly your kids can read a few color words!
Today I am thrilled to share about our Pumpkin Color Center, which includes 10 fun centers!
But first, have you got your hand on our Free Pumpkin Color Emergent Reader? Because this Color Center is actually an extension to that Freebie.
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Pumpkin Color Center : 10 Fun Color Centers
Now, let me share briefly about our Pumpkin Color Center.
There are 9 pumpkin colors in this pack which include green, brown, blue, black, red, purple, yellow, pink and orange.
★ Center #1: Q-tip Painting
Dip 9 q-tips into 9 different colors, and let your kids dot the pumpkins according to their colors.
You can also use this activity to show how color mixing happens. For instance, to get purple, we can mix the blue color and red color together.
My kids were fascinated looking at the color changing!
This center can also serves as Color Picture Cards to introduce your kids to the color words.
★ Center #2: Color Sorting
Cut the color shapes and paste them into the matching colored pumpkins.
★ Center #3: Playdough Mat Build the Color Words
Pull out your playdough supply and let your kids roll them into the color words.
To make things more fun, roll playdough according to the pumpkins’ color. For instance, pink pumpkin’s color word use the pink playdough.
★ Center #4: Magnetic Letter Play
Put the corresponding magnetic letter into the box. This center helps your kids to identify the beginning letter or beginning sounds of the color words.
★ Center #5: Color Clip Cards
Clip on the corresponding color words.
★ Center #6: Color Puzzle
Piece the pumpkin puzzles together and paste them into the box. There are 2 sets of puzzle boxes in this center.
The first set has colored box with color words, this is for kids who are yet to read the color words.
The second set has plain box with only color words. This is great for kids who are practicing to read color words, or know one or two of her color words.
★ Center #7: Cut and Match
Cut the colored pumpkins and paste them into the corresponding boxes.
★ Center #8: Roll and Read
Roll the dice. Count the dots on the dice. Read the color words.
There are 2 differentiated sets of Roll and Read copy; the first set has color words that are written in their colors. The second set’s color words are written in plain black.
This Roll and Read center also include sight word ‘I’ and ‘see’.
★ Center #9: Pumpkin Color Emergent Reader, Match the Color Words
Cut all the colored words and paste it into the Pumpkin Color Emergent Reader.
★ Center #10: Coloring Emergent Reader
Read the Coloring Emergent Reader. Color the Pumpkins accordingly.
There are 2 differentiated sets in this center. The first set’s colored words are colored. The second set’s colored words are not colored, just plain black font.
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