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Learn Colors: Toddler Activities for Each Color of the Rainbow

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Learn Colors: Toddler Activities for Each Color of the Rainbow

We’ve got back to school skills on the brain. Next on our list, making sure toddlers and familiar and comfortable with all the colors on the rainbow. And in true Cubic Frog® fashion, we believe the best way to learn is always through fun play experiences.

Cubic Frog® believes bright colors help pave the path to a bright future, so you’ll find all of our games incorporate vivid, rainbow colors. And, don’t forget, you can try all of our mobile color learning games for FREE!

Below you’ll find activities for every color of the rainbow!

Learn colors of the rainbow with these easy, fun activities we’ve found on some of our most favorite frog friend blogs.


When learning colors, it’s helpful for toddlers and preschoolers to associate these colors with everyday objects. We’ve got a lovely line-up of ladybug activities and crafts that will teach kids all about the color red.

LadyBug Activity Pictures


This Wild Orange Essential Oil Play Dough recipe by ElemenoKids utilizes the power of play dough sensory play and wild orange essential oil, which is known to be fantastic for immunity boosting and anxiety relief.

Wild Orange Essential Oil PlayDough Picture


Vanilla Pineapple Popsicles by An Edible Mosaic are a great excuse to get into the kitchen and create something delicious and nutritious to learn colors. Both the pineapple ingredients and the popsicles themselves are shining example of the color yellow.

Pineapple Vanilla Popsicles Picture


How about a simple, fun science experiment to get those STEM and STEAM brain muscles powered and learn colors? Turn a Penny Green by Buggy and Buddy will amaze toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages!

Make a penny green experiment picture


Hurricane in a Jar by One Time Through is a fun activity for preschoolers and toddlers to learn about the color blue, especially kids with sensory processing disorders.

Make a hurricane in a jar picture


Grape Circle Matching Craft from Moms Have Questions Too teaches kids the color purple and exercises fine motor skills. To make a reusable model of this game, laminate the pieces and add velcro. And for an extra challenge, incorporate different size grape circles for matching.

Grape Craft Picture

Bonus Sensory Bin Suggestions:

Create quick and easy color lessons by gathering objects of the same color and creating sensory bins. Or make your own set of matching color objects quick and easy with a can of spray paint. And for the sensory box ‘filling’ here’s a 4 quick and easy ways to dye sand.

Here’s a great learn colors sensory bin example from Lightning Bug Literacy.

Green sensory bin picture