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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Colors Review Lesson Plan

    Rainbow Collage

    Objective: To review the colors red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink, black, brown, white, and gray

    Book(s):

    • Red Is a Dragon: A Book of Colors by Roseanne Thong
    • Colors by John J. Reiss
    • My Vest Is White by Dick Bruna
    • Star Wars Colors
    • Football Colors by Mark Weakland
    • Red Apple, Green Pear: A Book of Colors by Rebecca Bondor
    • Red Pepper, Yellow Squash: A Book of Colors by Rebecca Bondor
    • Colors by Daniel Nunn
    • Underwater Doggies Colors by Seth Casteel
    • Shivery Shades of Halloween: A Spooky Book of Colors by Mary McKenna Siddals

    Music: “I Can Sing a Rainbow” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRTdq0VsLGQ)

    Red and yellow and pink and green
    Purple and orange and blue
    I can sing a rainbow
    Sing a rainbow
    Sing a rainbow too

    Listen with your eyes
    Listen with your eyes
    And sing everything you see
    Now you can sing a rainbow
    Sing a rainbow
    Sing a rainbow too

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • LLCS pages 14-15, 28-29
    • CCBS pages 32-42

    Craft/Activity: Rainbow Collage

    Materials

    • Old magazines with colorful photos
    • Scissors
    • Blank paper
    • Glue stick

    Directions

    1. Find smaller photos that consist of each color in the magazines.
    2. Cut the photos out.
    3. Line up the photos of each color into rows to form a rainbow.
    4. Glue the rows of photos onto the blank paper.
    5. Display the rainbow collage.

    References

    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    Let’s Learn Colors & Shapes (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-201-2
    Schiller, Pam and Pat Phipps. The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood (Revised). 2011. Gryphon House. Inc. ISBN 978-0-87659-358-5

    Image Credits

    Rainbow Collage © 2014 Heather Johnson

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