Learning about colors starts very early and there are so many wonderful books for kids devoted to the subject. If your child is ready to start exploring, take a look at some of these fun colors books for kids today!
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Colors Books for Kids
Very young children are fascinated with the world around them and this is a great time for them to start learning about colors. Several of the books on this list are board books. They are sturdy for toddlers to handle, but older children can enjoy them too.
Board Books About Colors
My First Colors by DK introduces young children to colors using real world pictures.
Jerry Pollatta uses butterflies to teach children all about colors (and counting) in Butterfly Colors and Counting.
Elmer the brightly colored patchwork elephant can help children decide what colors they like best in Elmer’s Colors by David McKee.
Your child can learn all about shades of colors in Pantone: Colors by Pantone.
Babies Love Colors by Michelle Rhodes-Conway is a great way to introduce very young children to colors.
Flaptastic: Colors by DK uses full-page flaps and unique die-cuts to teach young children about colors.
Your child can learn that the foods we eat come in all the colors of the rainbow in Eat Your Colors by Amanda Miller.
Picture Books About Colors
In Dog’s Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting by Emma Dodd, Dog learns all about colors as he goes about his day.
Splatter by Diane Alber shows children how primary colors work together to create other colors.
In Color Dance, Ann Jonas uses illustrations of dancers to teach about colors and how they are made.
A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni is a classic story about a chameleon trying to figure out what color is actually his own.
Three mice use jars of paint to learn all about colors in the classic story Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh.
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt has become a favorite and funny way for children to learn about colors.
The Cat in the Hat teaches children all about the colors around them in Dr. Seuss’s Book of Colors by Dr. Seuss.
In Mixed: A Colorful Story, Arree Chung teaches children about tolerance and acceptance through a basic understanding of color.