Focusing on colors benefits all aspects of a child’s development. While they discover purple in their world, they can draw, paint, and make collages using purple items. They can mix colors to find purple and learn about change and cause and effect relationships at the same time!
Here is a few ideas!
Using the purple felt shapes, children learn concepts such as “part” and “whole” when they sort, match, and classify. Children increase their vocabulary with the names of shapes: “circle”, “square”, “triangle”, etc.
The purple yarn allows practice to make shapes with the yarn, strengthen small muscles, and grasp wrist rotation when using the yarn. Children think of an idea and carry it through. Open-ended questions can be asked for the child to think about what they did and how. The yarn can be used to measure other purple items in the environment.
The purple feathers can be used to glue onto purple or white paper or any color the child chooses. To pick up each feather and place on paper will strengthen small muscle skills and a child will need to be persistent to pick up each of those feathers that can fly away any second.
Using a purple highlighter the children can use artistic expression to communicate emotions. They will also use their fingers and hands with purpose manipulating the highlighter.
The ribbon can be cut and glued on to paper, toilet paper rolls, boxes, etc. A child can wrap it around something and complete a project they choose to show it to others giving them confidence in their abilities.
There are so many ways for teaching purple. I’ve only listed a few.