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Sing a Song of Rainbows


Sing a Song of Rainbows

[10 Minutes]

Your child can learn the colors of the rainbow with this simple song.

You'll need:

• paper • crayons or markers

What to do:

  1. Teach your child this song about the colors of the rainbow. (Tune: "Are You Sleeping?"/"Frere Jacques"):
    Red and yellow,
    Red and yellow,
    Green and blue,
    Green and blue,
    Purple, orange stripes,
    Purple, orange stripes.
    Rainbows for me,
    Rainbows for you.
  2. Invite your child to draw a picture of a rainbow as you sing.

Let's Talk: Ideas to Explore Together.

  • What are your favorite colors in the rainbow?
  • Can you name all of the colors in the rainbow? Does this song help you remember the colors of the rainbow?

Useful information:

While you are having fun together, your child is developing small muscle skills, language skills and color recognition.

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