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What would your kids do if their crayons came to life? What if they came to life to say they quit? That’s exactly what happened to Duncan in The Day the Crayons Quit! Join the fun as Duncan reads letters from each of his crayons explaining why they quit and discover how Duncan decides to make everyone happy.
The Day the Crayons Quit
After reading The Day the Crayons Quit with your little ones and completing some of the activity pages below, choose one or more of these activities to bring the story to life.
- Try this simple color sorting activity for toddlers and preschoolers.
- Teach your little ones these 10 preschool songs about color.
- Set up these sort and count bottles, and your little ones can practice counting to ten as they drop pom poms into the correct bottle.
- I love this sorting colors activity which features real-world items that kids are familiar with.
- Feed the LEGO Monster: Any activity is fun when you add LEGOs. This color sorting activity is no exception.
- Here’s a fun pom-pom color drop activity that has kids working fine and gross motor skills as they sort colors.
- This paint chip color matching activity is low-prep, and is perfect for tots and preschoolers.
- A nature color hunt is perfect all year long.
- Rainbow playdoh color match & stick is a fun fine motor activity for young learners!
“Color” Story Books
This fun 20-page packet is full of activities for your preschooler and kindergartener. Inside, you’ll find the following activities for your little learners:
- Color and write: Color the picture and trace the word
- Color-by-numbers: 3 images to color
- Color words: Color the crayons according to the label.
- Draw a picture with your favorite color, and write (or dictate) a sentence about it.
- Letter hunt: Find the Letter C.
- Writing practice: Write the letter Cc and the color words.
- Syllables: How many syllables are in the color words?
- Color the items: Each page features a colored crayon, the color word, and 4 images to color.