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Food Colors


Paper plates in different colors
Pictures of food
Laminating machine or contact paper


1. Laminate uncolored pictures of food.
2. Have available the plates of different colors. You can spray paint plates if you can't find particular colors you want.
3. Have the children choose a picture of a food. Talk about food and the different colors that food is.
4. Encourage the children to place the pictures on the plate that is the color that their food should be.
Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
Center: Science/Discovery/Nature
Topic: Colors
Content: Science
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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