Color Match

Students match colors and color words as they play this easy-to-make game.

Grades covered: -1 through 0
Curriculum Topics: Color Recognition and Matching; Color Words, 1:1 Correspondence


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Common Standards Click to View

Mathematical Practices: 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively. 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. 4. Model with mathematics. 5. Use appropriate tools strategically. 6. Attend to precision. 7. Look for and make use of structure. 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning. ||Common Core Mathematics||Kindergarten||Mathematical Practices|||Science and Engineering Practices: 1. Asking Questions and Defining Problems 2. Developing and Using Models 3. Planning and Carrying Out Investigations 4. Analyzing and Interpreting Data 5. Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking 6. Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions 7. Engaging in Argument from Evidence 8. Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information ||Next Generation Science Standards||Kindergarten||Science and Engineering Practices|||With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.||Common Core Language Arts||Kindergarten||Language||Vocabulary Acquisition and Use|||K.MD.3. Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.3||Common Core Mathematics||Kindergarten||Measurement And Data||Classify Objects And Count The Number Of Objects In Each Category|||Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.||Common Core Language Arts||Kindergarten||Reading Foundational Skills||Phonics and Word recognition|||Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.||Common Core Language Arts||Kindergarten||Speaking & Listening||Comprehension and Collaboration|||Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.||Common Core Language Arts||Kindergarten||Speaking & Listening||Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

California Standards (Click to View)

1.1 Identify, sort and classify objects by attribute and identify objects that do not belong to a particular group (e.g., all these balls are green, those are red).||CA Mathematics||Grade Kindergarten||02. Algebra and Functions||1.0 Students sort and classify objects.|||1.15 Read simple one-syllable and high-frequency words (i.e., sight words).||Grade Kindergarten||1. Reading||1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development||C. Decoding and Word Recognition|||1.3 Understand that printed materials provide information.||Grade Kindergarten||1. Reading||1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development||A. Concepts About Print|||4.d. Compare and sort common objects based on one physical attribute (including color, shape, texture, size, weight).||CA Science||Grade Kindergarten||04. Investigation and Experimentation||4. Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions & conducting careful investigations. As a basis for understanding this concept, and to address the content of the other strands, students will develop questions & perform investigations.

Categories include:
  • Language Arts
  • Physical Science
  • Pre-K
  • Grades K-2
  • Science
  • Art
  • Math
Tags: Problem Solving, Measurement & Data, Speaking & Listening
Subjects covered: ["Language Arts","Math","Physical Science"]