Arts & Crafts

Sorting Beads

arjun Submitted by: arjun

Teaches the concept of sorting and color identification.

Time
10 minutes
Ages
24 - 48 months
Group size
1 - 2 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • 10 Beads (red / rojo)
  • 10 Beads (blue / azul)
  • 10 Beads (green / verde)
  • 10 Beads (yellow / amarillo)
  • 5 Bowls

Steps

  1. Mix all the beads in one bowl.
  2. Place 4 bowls in a row.
  3. Put one bead of every color in each bowl.
  4. Tell the child the name of colors in each bowl.
  5. Ask the child to pick up each bead, say the name of the color and put it in the matching bowl
  6. Complete the activity until all the beads are sorted.
Adaptations
You can use beans / pulses, smaller beads, vegetables, fruits to perform same activity.
Have the child name the color in a different language like Spanish, to practice the color vocabulary for that language.

Developmental skills

Season

Secondary language

Theme