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Suzy Had a Bright Red Dress

Book: Learn Every Day About Colors
Center:

Music & Movement

Topic:

Colors

Content:

Science

Area:

Cognitive

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Small Group

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Materials:

paper cutouts for each child of a red dress, a blue car, a purple ball, and two yellow blocks



Instructions:

P R E PA R AT I O N
l Give each child a set of paper cutouts.
l Review what each cutout is with the children.
What to Do
Sing the following song while children hold up the corresponding paper cutouts.
Optional motions for children are included.
Suzy Had a Bright Red Dress by Sarah Stasik
Suzy had a bright red dress, (children
sway red paper dress back and forth)
Bright red dress, bright red dress.
Suzy had a bright red dress,
She wore it every day.
Adam had a dark blue car, (children
move blue paper car back and forth
like they are rolling it)
Dark blue car, dark blue car.
Adam had a dark blue car,
He rolled it every day.
Jacob had a purple ball, (children
pretend to "throw" purple paper ball
softly)
Purple ball, purple ball.
Jacob had a purple ball,
He threw it every day.
Lisa had some yellow blocks, (children
pretend to stack paper blocks on top
of each other in the air)
Yellow blocks, yellow blocks.
Lisa had some yellow blocks,
She stacked them every day.
Assessment
To assess the children's learning, consider the following:
l To assess and enhance the children's color recognition skills, ask them to
name the colors of their clothes, or the color of toys they like to play with.
Can the children incorporate those colors into drawings?

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