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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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