There are so many simple to set up ways to work on color sorting! This activity uses cardboard, paint (fun to do together!) and blocks.

Start with:

  • Cardboard
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Colored Wooden Blocks

Create it!

Step 1: Paint several pieces of cardboard in rainbow colors and allow them to dry.

Step 2: Trim the cardboard to the same size.

Step 3: Stack (or ask your child to stack) the painted cardboard pieces in rainbow order.

Step 4: Set out an assortment of colored blocks.

Step 5: Ask your child to place to colored blocks on the matching painted cardboard piece.

This is such a simple - but effective way to work on color sorting! Expand the lesson by reading books about rainbows or the color wheel.