Color Activities Color of the Day Calendar Companion

Are you looking for fun color activities?  Color of the Day was designed to be a part of your daily morning meeting or carpet time for preschool and kindergarten leveled children.  Color of the Day is a great introduction and/or review activity to learn about colors.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

The boys and girls will work on many skills:

Color identification

The ability to visually discriminate between colors

Color sorting

Use fine motor skills and pincer grip to draw a picture

Follow multiple step directions

 I start out the year using Color of the Day.  I start using this activity the second week of school, and for the first week I demonstrate how to use each area.  The child that is the calendar helper for the day, also complete the skill of the day.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

To fit in any area of the classroom all of the signs in the unit come into two different sizes and come in Color of the Day and Color of the Week.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

First, choose the color you would like to start with and determine how many days you want to spend on each color. 

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

Next, the boys and girls will search through many pictures to find objects that match the color.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.Prior to the lesson place crayons in a library envelope next to sheets of paper attached to the wall.  The boys and girls will use the color of the day to draw or write something of their choice.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

The boys and girls will also share what their favorite color is.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

Then, choose 4 colors (one of them being the color of the day) for the boys and girls to sort.

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.

I stapled a laminated white square of paper to the wall.  Prior to the activity I used sticky putty to attach pictures for each of the 4 colors (laminated prior to the activity).

Are you looking for fun color activities to help your little ones master color identification? Check out Color of the Day Calendar Companion.
To ensure that everyone is following along, I attach the follow along page to a clipboard with a baggie of crayons.  They will choose the color of the day and complete the activities on the page (this may work best for kindergarten in the fall and preschool in the spring)
 
At the end of the unit, I use the Color of the Day assessment to see which colors the children still need a little help with.  
 
Are you looking for new ways to incorporate important concepts into your daily routine? Concepts like shapes, colors, name, letters and numbers? Then, you and your students will love our Skill of the Day Calendar Companion! The Color of the Day Activities are a great way to introduce and review colors with fun large group calendar like activities
Each unit also includes a curricular page that shows the skills worked on in each activity.
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