Preschool Color Activities

When colors can you make by mixing red, yellow and blue? Preschoolers learn the names of the primary colors and begin exploring color theory by experimenting with what happens when primary colors are mixed in these fantastic preschool colors activities! Kids can experiment with colors by making magic ice, matching colors and shapes using painted popsicle sticks, and making beautiful foil paintings in these wonderful activity articles that include complete instructions, materials lists, and suggestions for further fun and exploration. Browse our collection of preschool color activities below.

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Your preschooler will have a great time painting on a foil background to create a stunning, shiny work of art!
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Boost shape recognition with this matching game where your child will pair up sticks to create simple shapes.
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If your kid likes to color, you probably know all too well that crayons go quickly. Put those crayon stubs to use by creating colorful ironed wax paper art!
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Enjoy the warm spring weather outside and indulge in a colorful game of I Spy while you're at it! It's just as fun as classic I Spy but twice as educational.
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Featuring plenty of good old fashioned squishy, gooey fun without the mess, this compromise of an art project is sure to please little ones and grown-ups alike.
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Preschoolers are fascinated by how colors can be mixed to form new ones. This activity combines color mixing with the concept of melting for extra science fun.
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In this activity, your child fills jars with water to learn about acoustics, and practices mixing colors to form a rainbow of colors and sounds.
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Help your preschooler practice counting, matching, and learning colors with this fun game!
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Help your preschooler explore the effects of light and shadow, and make a pretty sun print at the same time!
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Your child will begin to recognize written color names as she looks at the different patterns and matches them up with the correct colors.
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Celebrate the changing seasons with this fun, hands-on art activity that will teach your child about the different colors of the seasons.
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Teach your preschooler color recognition using this handy egg carton sorter. She will group objects by color and learn to recognize their names with this tool.
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Here's a preschool color collage activity to help your child work on her sorting skills, and create a beautiful addition to the refrigerator gallery.
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This baking activity lets kids play with frosting, while experimenting with colors, and how they mix.
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In this fun snack-time activity, kids boost counting, sorting, and color recognition skills as they make a delicious and nutritious snack.
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Your preschooler is familiar with the colors in her crayon box, but can she find these colors in the world? Take her on a scavenger hunt.
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Help your child learn about the science of color mixing and primary and secondary colors with this experimental art activity.
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Tic-tac-toe is tons of fun, but the traditional version can get a little monotonous after a while. Mix it up and try this colorful outdoor version!
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Kids get innovative as they mix their own colors then make a painting with the new shades of color they've created.
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Your child will boost her visual recognition skills and become more familiar with different colors as she pairs up craft sticks with the same patterns.

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