Colour vocabulary games, worksheets, stories and songs

Around 44 colour words PDFs and teaching ideas for young learners and adults, and for lower level and higher level learners. If you find anything useful here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 26 June 2022

Teaching colour vocabulary articles

How to teach colour vocabulary in ESL classes – LINK UPDATED

Classroom activities for colour vocabulary – LINK UPDATED

How to teach colour word recognition – LINK UPDATED

The six blocks games in the second section of this article – LINK UPDATED

Photocopiable colour words classroom activities

Is a rainbow brown? colours mix and match

Colours guessing game

There was a Prince with a Colourless City – colour words fairy tale mix and match

In February Santa’s Clothes are Black Blue and Green – Months and colours mix and match

Colours, numbers and shapes collaborative drawing game

Colours, numbers and classroom vocabulary pick and draw game

Colours word search games

Colours, numbers and objects dice games (for word recognition)

Colours and numbers flashcard games

Do you want black teeth? colour words mixing and matching activities

Colours and numbers word search and colouring games (good for colour and number word recognition)

It is and they are plus colours drawing game

Colours, numbers and alphabet/ phonics drawing game

Colour brainstorming games

Colour words make me say personalised speaking game

Colours and trends

Colours and conditionals sentence completion guessing game

Colour words jigsaws

Draw a monster body parts practice (colours, numbers and shapes)

Pick cards to draw a Xmas picture (including colours)

Clothes and Present Continuous drawing game (including colours)

Possessive adjectives drawing game (including colours)

Present Continuous and prepositions of position drawing dice game (including colours)

Colours necklace crafts

Brown Bear Brown Bear colouring worksheet (obviously needs to be printed in black and white)

Colour vocabulary stories

A Beautiful Butterfly by Mikiko Nakamoto (colours and food – very highly recommended)

My Very First Book of Colours by Eric Carle (students match colours and objects)

Our Colourful World story on Learn English Kids

Blue Hat Green Hat (link is to story on YouTube)

A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni (link to read through on YouTube)

Colour word songs

I see something blue on Super Simple Songs

(I don’t recommend “I can see a rainbow”!)

Related pages

Young learners main page

Vocabulary main page

Describing objects page

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