The World is a Rainbow

Weekly Activities: The World is a Rainbow
August 28-September 1, 2023

Here are samples of activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Color Mixing

How you can participate: At home, you can talk about the primary colors: red, blue, and yellow.  What happens when you mix 2 colors together?  

Book – Mix it up
Action – Pass the colors
Art – Color Mixing on coffee filters
Science – Ice Cube Mixing
Music – Color Hoedown

Tuesday – Tasting the Rainbow

How you can participate: How about having your child help you make a rainbow plate of fruits or veggies for snack.  The more color the better!

Book – Monsters love Colors
Action – Magic Blanket
Art – Fruit Loop Necklaces
Science – Tasting the Rainbow
Music – Beanbag Boogie 2

Wednesday – Opposites: Light/Dark

How you can participate: Talk with your child about the differences between light and dark.  What activities happen during the day when it’s light and during the night when it’s dark?

Book – The Day the Crayons Quit (Amazon Book)
Action – Rainbow Song
Art – Marble paint light/dark
Science – Shades of Colors
Music – Color Dance


Thursday – Brown Bear, Brown Bear

How you can participate: Ask your child what animals they can remember from our book “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”, and what color the animal is?

Book – Brown Bear, Brown Bear (Read Aloud)
Memory – Bear Magic Blanket
Art – Fork painting bears
Cognitive – Memory game
Music – Balancing Act

Friday – Rainbows

How you can participate: Sing the rainbow song with your child throughout the weekend to remind them of the colors. Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple.

Book – What Makes the Rainbow
Action – Color of your clothes
Art – Cotton ball Rainbows
Fine Motor – Tactile Rainbows
Music – Rainbow of Colors

Bear Sees Colors (Read Aloud)


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