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What's your favourite colour?

Target English: Colours / Colors
Target grade: Kindergarten to Junior High school 1
Song: The "What's your favourite colour?" Song can be found in the Teacher's Set
And in the new curriculum Level.

Click the pictures, hear them talk!
To save you time, these pictures are also
available in the printed Picture Card Pack


Colours are really easy to teach to kids, they love anything bright and colourful!

What's your favourite colour?
by Richard Graham

Tell me, what's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?

It's red. It's orange.
It's yellow. It's green
It's blue. It's bronze.
It's silver. It's gold

Tell me, what's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?

It's pink. It's purple.
It's black. It's white
It's brown. It's bronze
It's silver. It's gold.

Tell me, what's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?
What's your favourite colour?

What's your favourite?

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Bonus Materials...


A4 Flashcards
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Mini Cards
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Colours 1

Colours 2


Progress Sheet
Classroom poster:
Click here to print
how to use

Printable
Lesson Plan

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English


Japanese
(give to class teacher)

Dice Game
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Imagination Sheet
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One Card Game
(What's this?)

Colurs + Numbers


Clothes + Colours


Fruit + Colours



Colours + Shapes

Dominoes
(What's this?)


Mini Cards!
If you're a CD owner,
click the picture above to print them out!


Or click the links below for coloured animal cards!

Red
Orange
Yellow
Green
Blue
Pink
Purple
Brown


Website Exclusive:

"Rainbow A4 Card
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In the classroom or at home ........



When you sing the song, the teacher says the colour first, then the kids repeat and also point at something that is that colour! This way they are thinking about the colour at the same time as saying and seeing it!

Again, any of the vocab games on the site can be used for teaching colours!

If you are in Japan, you'll probably find that all schools have sets of "origami" paper sheets that contain all the colours used in the song - including gold, silver and bronze. Using the Olympics as a theme makes teaching these last few easier!!

I usually teach colours quite early on, so it can be tricky for the kids to do the "What's your favourite?" part. In that case, it's easy to sing that part yourself, hold up a colour, sing the colour once and the kids repeat it! You could also use the song as a way of introducing the idea of "favourite". The kids will probably be familiar with colours at that stage, so they can fully concentrate on the new sentence!



Recommended Games:

1. The kids all shout out gWhatfs your favourite colour?h
2. The teacher answers with one of the colours.
3. The kids have to race and touch something that is this colour.

If the kids have school uniforms with not many colours, put small pieces brightly coloured paper on the walls of the classroom. The more running, the more fun!

Here are our kids in India enjoying the game!



Or other games you can try are:
Monster Drawing Game - I like pink fish game

@On the CD....

Again, there is the full version, the karaoke version and the CD software! In the vocab practice part, Aygo gets some groovy new hair colourings!! The game featured on this song is a little different from (and a lot simpler than) the others, and you can check it out here. The crazy thing is that as this game never ends, younger kids will just stay on it for hours and hours, long after any adults have got bored, so if you're using it in a classroom, make sure you set a time limit! You can also play this game from the "page for kids" option on the main menu at www.GenkiEnglish.com - great for homework!



The "What's your favourite colour?" song can be found on CD vol. II !

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