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Do you like playing games in your classroom or at home with your children? Play this Mitten and Snowball Color Matching Game with your kids – they are sure to love it this winter! They will learn to take turns, play according to simple rules, and strengthen color recognition, too!
*Pair this with our Snow Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!
Mitten and Snowball Color Matching Game
Color recognition is an important skill for early learners. Grab some simple supplies and you can have this super fun color matching game ready in no time!
For this activity you will need:
- a variety of colors of felt, craft foam, or cardboard
- white pom poms or cotton balls
- color dice
For this fun color matching game, we used the same felt mittens that we used for this Mitten Number Match Activity.
They were added to two trays, one color for each player. (You will need more mittens if you have more players, as everyone should have the same colors as the dice.)
A color die and a container with white pom pom “snowballs” were also added to the trays.
How to Play
The rules of the game are simple! Kids take turns rolling the die and adding a snowball to the color mitten the die lands on.
If they land on a color that they already have gotten they skip a turn.
Whichever student is lucky enough to roll all the colors and has a snowball on each mitten before their opponent is the winner!
RELATED RESOURCE: Color Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten
To extend the game, you could say that each mitten must have 2 or 3 snowballs on it to win. You could also add tongs or tweezers if you want to work on fine motor skills too!
I hope you love this simple color matching game, with a winter twist! It’s perfect for the colder weather and super fun too!
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