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COLOURS

Warm up
1. Greeting, introducing yourself, children introducing themselves
2. Sing Hello, how are you song
3. Introduce colours flashcards: red, green, blue, yellow, purple, pink, orange
New material
4. Prepare seven copies of the circle. With a coloured pencil (e.g. a red pencil), colour a small
section of one of the circles, and say the colour. Give the paper circle to the children, and
invite them to do the same (elicit the colour). Repeat with other circles/colours, so that you
have seven differently coloured circles.
5. Put the seven circles on the floor in front of you (like a rainbow red, yellow, pink, green,
purple, orange, blue). Say a colour and point to the corresponding circle. Invite the children
to do the same. Repeat with other colours too.
6. Say all colours and introduce them to the word rainbow. Play The rainbow song. Point at
each colour while singing. Play the song one more time, and invite the children to point with
you.
Red and yellow and pink and green,
Purple and orange and blue.
I can sing a rainbow,
Sing a rainbow,
Sing a rainbow too.
Other activities
7. I spy with my little eye game
8. Frogs & lily pads colour matching
9. Colours memory game
10. Songs I see something blue or I see something pink
Wrap up
11. Children colour in the rainbow worksheet. Elicit colour names.
12. Goodbye.