Color recognition is one of the earliest skills you can teach your curious toddler. Here’s how you can make your own DIY color recognition activity for toddlers.
Now that Leo has entered the 18-24 month stage (a stage that is regularly called “older toddlers”), I have been fascinated with his actions, reactions, and overall interactions.
Early on, I could tell that Leo was ready to partake in particular games and activities. Lately, he’s been into sorting and piling. In fact, it was one day when we were eating lunch that I noticed he sorted his plate into actual sections: French fries in one corner and boiled carrots in the other. I thought: “Okay, I have to take advantage of this!”
I put together my Color Recognition Activity for Toddlers with Leo’s new skill set in-mind. Sure, I could have gone to the local big box store and bought him a toy that does exactly this. But you know what? There’s something about making things from scratch that I think is more charming and more fun. [Read More…]