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Free Printable Color Scavenger Hunt

Are you teaching your little one about colors? Preschool, pre-k, toddler, and kindergarten children are at an age where they need to be learning their colors, if they don’t already know. My favorite thing to do when teaching my kids something new, or practicing for the 100th time, is to turn it into a game! This Color Scavenger Hunt will be loved by children of all ages. Plus using a colour scavenger hunt to learn colors makes it FUN! Simply print pdf file with color scavenger hunt printable and you are ready to play and learn.

Free Printable Color Scavenger Hunt makes learning colors FUN! This colour scavenger hunt is fun for toddler, preschool, & kindergarten.

Color scavenger hunt

This printable is the base of the game. There are a few different ways that we have played, but they all center around the printable.

The printable is broken down into 6 squares, one for each of the basic rainbow colors: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple. This base can be used to play multiple different games.

Color scavenger hunt printable

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> _____ <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

Color scavenger hunt printable

Colour scavenger hunt

These games are also great for strengthening gross motor skills. Children will be running or quickly moving through the house and back to the mat in order to win. You could even ask them to do different movements as they move to find the object.

I would suggest laminating this mat so that you can use it over and over. When writing is necessary, you can use a dry erase marker.

  • Race To Find
    If you have multiple children, they can race to find the next color that you call. They know the 6 colors, but they don’t know what you are going to call. When you call the color they must race to find an object of that color and bring it back. You can check off that color or write the winner’s name in the box.
  • Simon Says Find…
    Instead of asking the kids to find the objects from around the house or classroom, have objects set up for them around the room. When you call out the color, you’ll then give them a spin around until you get to the blue block, Skip to the green ball, etc.
    This is a fantastic gross motor activity! 
  • Get Outside:
    You can hand them the scavenger hunt printable and have them mark off in tally marks how many of each color they can find in the great outdoors. This can also be done in the car. 

This is super simple and a great way to practice colors while strengthening gross motor skills. Kids will be giddy and laughing as they practice. 

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learning colors worksheets that are coloring pages for toddler, preschool, kindergarten goodnight gorilla activities Kids will have fun learning colors with spring craft for preschoolers. This umbrella craft preschool is both a fun-to-make color matching activity and a spring activity for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners too! Students will use fruit loops, skittles, M&M candies, playdough, or pompoms to complete this color activity for preschool. Simply print pdf file with color matching printable and you are ready to play and learn with this hands-on activity for color recognition and strengthening fine motor skills too! Is your toddler, preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten child learning colors? If you are working on teaching colors to kindergarten, you will love this super cute kite printable that doubles as both a printable kid crafts, a reusable color match activity for kindergarten, and a color matcing game. Simply print pdf file learning colours for kids and cut out the 11 kites and tassles. Children will match the tassles to the kite featuring the correct color to learn preschool colors: black, gray, white, brown, red, orange, yellow, pink, green, blue, and purple. This is such a fun spring activity for kindergarten.

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Deanna Hershberger is a work at home mom, coffee obsessed, a diy addict and a Netflix binger. She spends her days playing and making with her daughter and enjoys quiet nights at home with her husband. She shares all of this on her blog Play Dough & Popsicles.

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