Preschool Activities and Printables

Color Matching and Paintbrush Craft

Practice color recognition with these fun ‘paintbrushes’.

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You’ll need paper, scissors, Popsicle sticks, glue, and crayons.

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Cut the paper into approximately 3×4 rectangles.

On each piece of paper, write a color name in the correct color.

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Have your child add ‘paint’ to each brush by coloring one end.

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Glue each brush to a Popsicle stick handle.

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When the glue is dry, your preschooler can pretend to ‘paint’ different objects in the house by matching the colors.

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Rebecca is a mother of three preschoolers and a freelance writer and photographer. She and her family recently relocated to the beautiful Northern Bay Area. When she isn't working or crafting, she's probably lost in a good book.
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