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Let's have a red day

Duration: any

Age: toddler, child

Skill for Bub: Just for fun

summary:

Pick a colour and have a fun day.

Tools of Play:

Red items such as clothing, food, drinks, toys, paint.

Activity:

Tell your baby in the morning that they are going to have a ‘red’ day (or whichever colour you choose to use). Use your own imagination to make the day as exciting as possible; this is a really fun way to teach colours to your child.

Some ideas are:

  • Add a small amount of red cordial to water
  • Select red clothes for everyone to wear
  • Make a batch of play dough and colour it red
  • Go to a park and collect some red coloured leaves
  • Use some red paint to paint some red pictures