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Color Words Clip Cards

These Color Words Clip Cards are a great way for your young learners to practice identifying color words while also developing fine motor skills.

To use the cards, simply have your kids identify the color of the object on each card and then clip a clothespin onto the matching word.

These color word cards can be used as an independent activity in any early elementary classroom or homeschool.

Color Word Cards

Related Resource: Sort & Link Colors Activity

One simple way to help young children develop their fine motor skills is by opening and closing clothespins.

This activity requires the use of small muscles in the fingers and hands. It also helps them to develop coordination and control.

In addition, this activity can be easily modified to meet the needs of different children. For example, you can use larger clothespins for children who are just starting to learn.

By providing opportunities for fine motor development, you can help your kids to develop the skills they need for success in school.

Getting Ready to Use the Color Word Clip Cards:

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What’s Included:

  • 44 Color Word Clip Cards

There are 4 cards for each color: red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pink, black, white, gray, and brown.

What Else Is Included:

  • White Card Stock
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Clothespins

To get this color words activity ready for your preschoolers and kindergarteners, click on the button below and fill out the form.

Next, download and print the cards on white card stock.

If you want your kids to be able to check their answers, mark a dot or put a sticker on the back of the card where the clothespin will be after they clip it.

Fine motor skills

Then, laminate the printables and cut the cards apart.

You can put the cards and clothespins in a small bag or box for an easy activity to set up or take on the go.

How to Use the Color Words Clip Cards:

First, your young learners will select a card and identify the color of the picture.

Reading activity

Next, they will find the color word below the picture and clip a clothespin on it.

If you marked the answer on the back of the card, your children can flip it over and check to see if they clipped the clothespin on the correct spot. 

Reading activities

If your kids, for example, pick the card with the strawberry. They will attach the clothespin on the card over the word “red.”

Clothespin cards

Your children will continue working through the other cards in the set, matching the color of the picture to the word.

Fine motor activity

With these color words clip cards, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will practice reading color words, develop their fine motor skills, and more.

More Color Word Activities:

If you are looking for more resources to help your kids learn the color words, here are some of our favorite picture books and activities.

Color Books for Kids:

Reading these picture books to your preschoolers and kindergarteners is a great way to introduce them to colors.

My Very First Book Of Colors by Eric Carle

Dr. Seuss’s Book of Colors by Dr. Seuss

Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Color Activities for Kids:

With these engaging and entertaining resources, your young learners can practice reading and identifying color words.

Color Words Pumpkin Book

Color Words Puzzles from Homeschool Preschool

Transportation Color By Letter

Write the Room Monster Color Words Activity from The Kindergarten Connection 

Zoo Color By Letter

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Download the Color Words Clip Cards:

To get the free printable color word clip cards, click on the button below and fill out the form.