Indoor Color Scavenger Hunt for Preschoolers and Toddlers

There are so many fun and playful ways to learn about colors.

One of my favorite ways is with a color scavenger hunt.

It’s fun for both preschoolers and toddlers.

This preschool scavenger hunt is so easy to set-up. There is very little prep time so there is more time for fun.

Learn all about colors with this fun and simple indoor color scavenger hunt for preschoolers and toddlers. It's easy to set up and perfect for a rainy day!

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Set up is easy!

It took me only a few minutes to set this up.

I chose several sheets of construction paper: red, yellow, green, and blue and laid them in a row on the floor. You can choose whatever colors your would like, but I just stuck with the basics.

Learn all about colors with this fun and simple indoor color scavenger hunt for preschoolers and toddlers. It's easy to set up and perfect for a rainy day!

Let’s go on our color scavenger hunt!

After our color hunt was set up, I sent the girls on their quest. They needed the find items that matched these colors and the items must be small enough to fit on a piece of paper.

It turns out our house is full of small items in primary colors! Who knew?

Learn all about colors with this fun and simple indoor color scavenger hunt for preschoolers and toddlers. It's easy to set up and perfect for a rainy day!

The girls found puzzle pieces, Duplos, crayons, card games, craft supplies, game pieces, play food, and more. They brought all the items over and put them on top of the correct piece of colored paper.

It was so much fun to see the items that they found.

Learn all about colors with this fun and simple indoor color scavenger hunt for preschoolers and toddlers. It's easy to set up and perfect for a rainy day!

This simple color scavenger hunt  got the girls thinking and moving. It was perfect for some indoor fun on a rainy day or a cold winter’s day!

Do you kids like to go on scavenger hunts? It’s a favorite game at our house!

Learn all about colors with this fun and simple indoor color scavenger hunt for preschoolers and toddlers. It's easy to set up and perfect for a rainy day!

Make this a family adventure:

Cost: Free

Planning time: Under 5 minutes. Or, as long as it takes you to find some construction paper.

Ages: Preschool and toddler. While anyone can play and it’s a fun family activity, this activity is best enjoyed by kids under age 5.

Time Needed: Varies. You can follow your child’s lead with this activity. When they start losing interest, it’s time to wrap up the scavenger hunt.

Notes: It can also be fun to set a timer. For example: How many red items can you find in two minutes?

Have more colorful fun with one of these activities:

Colored Ice Fun

Color Mixing Lab

Story Time: Great Book About Color

Color Wheel Painting

Color Sorting Train at Mom Inspired Life

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her at Better Than Homework where she shares fun learning activities or Creative Family Fun where she shares art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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