Orange Color Activities & Fun Ideas for Kids


You have come to the right place if you are looking for fun, engaging and exciting Orange color activities to do with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Our activities are used by teachers, moms, dads, child care providers and more!

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Orange Color Arts and Crafts

Grow a Carrot
Cut off the tops of carrots and place it in a shallow dish of water. Over time the carrot will sprout at the top.

Carrot Painting
Cut carrots to paint with. Use white paint on orange paper or orange paint on white paper.

Plate Pumpkins
Paint paper plates orange and add black facial features and a green stem.

Orange Stamping
Take an orange cut in half. Let children make orange prints with orange paint. For small hands put a fork through the orange for them to pick it up.

Window Hangings
Take orange tissue paper and let the kids tear it up then have them paint white glue on wax paper. Put the orange tissue paper on the wax paper. When its dry punch hole in the top and put orange string in the hole and hand in a window.


Orange Color Games and Activities

“An Orange is Orange”
Write a class book. On each page is named something orange (i.e. a fire is orange, a pumpkin is orange…). The last page is a surprise ending. Brainstorm for something silly, such as a picture of a fuzzy orange monster and the caption “An alien is orange!”

Carrot Game
Play carrot, carrot , corn. (like duck, duck goose)

Carrot Activities
Read the story “The Big, Big, Carrot” and do math activities with carrots. For example, arrange the carrots by size, sort by size and count them. You can also hide a poster board carrot in the room and have them find it. The one who finds it hides it next, and continue until everyone has had a turn to hide the carrot.


Orange Color Recipes and Snacks

Make homemade orange juice and taste orange marmalade and jello.


Orange Color Songs, Poems and Finger Plays

Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Peter, peter, Pumpkin eater,
Had a wife and couldn’t keep her;
He put her in a pumpkin shell
And there he kept her very well.




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