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Orange

Sorting colored crayons

Instructions Printer-Friendly

  • Write down with black or appropriate color crayon,  the color words orange, red, blue, yellow on matching colored paper
  • Give child a container of crayons and let them sort crayons onto the correct color of paper

Extend

Encourage child to write the color words on the correct color paper.  You can spell the words for child to write

Often this activity will bring up the concept of different "shades" of colors. Help them sort the different shades of orange, red, blue and yellow on the correct paper too!

Materials

  • orange, red, blue, yellow construction paper
  • container of assorted crayons

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Curriculum Plan Resources

Skills Focus

  • Shape - Rectangle
  • Color - Orange
  • Number - 1-4 Review
  • Alphabet - O, U
  • Senses - Sight
  • Character Trait - Responsibility
  • Target Words - Under, Up, Down, Tall

Monthly Proverb

Yiddish- If each person sweeps in front of his own door the whole street is clean

Did You Know?

"The brain builds itself in response to the child’s experiences. Brain circuits that the child uses in daily life are strengthened. Those that the child doesn’t use fade away. "

National Research Council From Neurons to Neighborhoods, 2000 

Books to Read

"AlphaBugs: A Pop Up Alphabet Book"
by David Carter (Activity 1)

"Deep In The Swamp"
by Donna Bateman (Activity 22)

"Head to Toe"
by E. Carle (Activity 10)

Music Playlist

"When The Saints Go Marching In"
by Pete Fountain, Album: Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? (Jazz) (Activity 2)

"Go, Flush, Wash, Dry"
by Martin Kerr, Album: Favourite Songs from the Family Learning House (Children) (Activity 24)

"The Noble Duke of York"
by Susan McRae, Album: Barney’s Song Book - 16 Favourites for Kids (Children) (Activity 15)

Monthly Materials List

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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs

Sing/Say The Alphabet

(Activity 26 Month 5)

ABCDEFG   HIJKLMNOP  QRSTUV  WXYZ 

Now I’ve said my ABC’s, Next time won't you sing with me.