Inside: Is your child a big Duplo fan? Repurpose your building blocks for this fun Duplo color matching activity for toddlers.
Do you have 3 minutes?
That's exactly how much time you need to set up color matching activity! Prepping activity can't get any simpler than this one.
What do we need?
Setting up this color matching activity for toddlers
Put two blocks of the same color in the same row, leaving a block space between them on the Duplo base board. Do the same for the rest of the colors.
Invite your toddler to find the matching color block and fill in the spaces. To reinforce the names of the colors, say out the color as your toddler fills in each space.
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Color matching + fine motor 2 in 1 activity!
It's a tricky fine motor maneuver as the toddler tries to put each block in the small single block space. Toddlers are going to love this challenge! It's kind of at the sweet spot in terms of difficulty level, it's tricky enough but not over difficulty for the little ones.
Related: How do you what the sweet spot is for your child? Read about the Zone of Proximal Development!
Here's a simple variation to this colour matching activity!
Keep these sets of blocks for another activity.
Again, easy peasy set up. Just place one block of different color on the Duplo Base Board and invite your little one to build towers of matching colors.
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