Colors for 6-8 year olds

This week we learn all about colors! Colors make the world a more beautiful place.  You’ve probably heard of red, yellow, and blue already, but did you know that there are millions of different colors?  I like to call myself “aquamarine” or sometimes “chartreuse.”  There are so many colors, we don’t even have names for them all.  If you could name a color, what would it be?

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Read at Home Together

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Things to Do Together

  1. Color naming – how many colors can you name? What about the
  2. Take a Color Nature Walk. Get exercise and strengthen your kids’ observation skills by enjoying a nature walk and looking for all the colors of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, brown, white, grey… And other colors too! See who can check off finding the most colors represented in nature.

Share Together

At the end of the week, reflect on what you read, and what you did.

  • Did you…
  • I learned…

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Colors for 6-8 year olds

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