Activity #6 - Color My Voice: Activity Time 15 minutes

Materials Needed

  • One (1) Piece of Paper
  • One (1) Box of Crayons

Instructions:

Step 1: The adult should sit with the child near a hard surface that the child can use to draw a picture on.

Step 2: Ask the child to choose a crayon from the crayon box.

Step 3: Tell the child the adult is going to make some sounds. They should do the following:

  1. When the adult starts to make a sound, the child should start to draw a line or squiggle.
  2. When the adult stops making the sound the child should stop drawing and put the crayon down. 

Step 4: The adult should saying the sound “laaaaaaaaa” for three seconds.

  1. As soon as the adult starts to say “laa” the child should start drawing a line or squiggle.
  2. After 3 seconds stop saying “laaa”. The child should stop drawing immediately.

Step 5: Tell the child to pick a new crayon color. The adult should say the sound “moooooooo” for five seconds.

  1. As soon as the adult starts to say, “moo” the child should start drawing a line or squiggle.
  1. After 5 seconds stop saying “moo”. The child should stop drawing immediately.

Step 6: Tell the child to pick a new crayon color. The adult should say the sound “grrrrrrrrrr” for ten seconds.

  1. As soon as the adult starts to say, “grr” the child should start drawing a line or squiggle.
  1. After 10 seconds stop saying “grr”. The child should stop drawing immediately.

Step 7: Tell the child to pick a new crayon color. The adult should say the sound “eeeeeeeeeeeeee” for 20 seconds.

 1.As soon as the adult starts to say, “eee” the child should start drawing a line or squiggle.

  1. After 20 seconds stop saying “eee”. The child should stop drawing immediately.

Step 8: Ask the child to look at all of the lines or squiggles they drew. Ask the child:

  • Which line is the longest? Why? What color is it?
  • Which line is the shortest? Why? What color is it?

Learning Objectives:

Math/Science
Introduction to Measurement


Language/Literacy
Use words and gestures to communicate.
Follow simple directions.


Problem Solving
Identify three or more colors.
Identify objects by one quality (characteristic i.e. Size, color)

 

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