Color recognition is an important readiness skill in the early grades. In first grade, students are ready to make color words an important part of their sight vocabulary. Since color words appear often in stories, poems, and books, first graders need to be able to read these words quickly and accurately, without taking the time to sound them out.
Here’s a fun game designed to give your first grader fun, colorful practice learning to recognize these words.
What You Need:
- Paper lunch bag
- Sheets of white paper, one per player
- Pencils and markers
- Crayons or paints
- Bingo chips, or other small items to use as markers
- Five index cards, cut in half