We also have red lots of books about colors. Some of their favorites have been:
Our most challenging task has been making our color pages for our color book. This involves many different levels of abilities. The children have to listen for directions, be able to recognize their color words, use scissors, squeeze glue and count the words in the sentence.
Here is an example of "Black is a spider." and "Red is cherry pie!":
Exploring primary colors through finger painting.
Predictable sentences; this is where the sentences are all the same with the exception of where they fill in the blank. We point to each word and the kids read! Yes... READ. Later in the week the sentence is typed out, cut into pieces and given to the students to put back together. They then draw a picture to match their words. We make a class book for the final product. This week we did My favorite color is... (sorry, it would not rotate for me!)
2 cups of water
1 cup of white glue
1 tsp. Borax detergent mixed with 1/4 cup warm water
Mix 2 cups of water with 1 cup of glue. Add several drops of food coloring and mix. Add Borax mixture to glue mixture and stir well. Place flubber on hard surface and have fun! Easily washes out with warm water. Keep stored in air tight container for up to 2 weeks.
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