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School Readiness Skills and Picture Books: Colors & Art

This guide identifies some of the most important skills for children to master before entering Kindergarten. Under each skill, you will find a list of picture books to help with your child's learning.

Colors & Art Skills Checklist

1. Identify basic colors (red, blue, yellow, green, orange, black, white, etc.) 

2. Sort objects (like jelly beans, buttons, cereal, etc.) into piles by color. 

3. Hold crayon correctly when coloring. 

Recommended Books for Learning Colors