Once the toddler years are over and your child has mastered their colors, you may think that it’s time to move onto something else.
The reality, however, is that you can now use this familiar concept to help your child move onto newer and more difficult concepts.
Mixing colors to learn about primary and secondary colors is probably one of the first new concepts that come to mind, but did you know that you can use simple activities like these color puzzles to help introduce the concept of reading?
Well, when you add in color words, you sure can!
Working on being able to recognize and read color words is a fantastic way to open up that prereading door for your preschooler or kindergartner!
Color Word Puzzles for Kids
In this set, you’ll find puzzles for 11 different colors including:
Each of these puzzles is a full half-page in size, giving your little learners nice, big images to look at and is made up of four pieces.
The main top piece has the color word written on it and each of the bottom three pieces contains images of objects in the same color that your child will need to match to the color word piece.
No extra supplies are needed for this fun set of puzzles so prepping this activity is quick and easy!
Just print the 11 color puzzles off, cut them out, and run the pieces through your laminator for durability.
Set them out for your preschooler or kindergartner and have them match the different color words to the various images.
Once they’ve mastered the color puzzles, extend the learning with a real-life object scavenger hunt!
Give them a color and see if they can find something around your home or classroom that matches the color. If they can find something that also matches the images from their puzzles, even better!