We are working on colors and matching with this simple activity. We will be warming up our polar bears and getting them ready for a cool winter day outside.
Grab a FREE copy of the Warm-Up Polar Bear Template HERE.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Visual Arts

  • Identify basic colors


  • Sort objects based on two characteristics; size, color, shape, texture, or weight

Required Materials

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Warm-Up Polar Bear Template


Step #1
Print and cut out the Warm-Up Polar Bear Template.
Step #2
Keep the polar bears in a stack and spread out the hats.
Step #3
Find the matching hat for each polar bear.
Step #4

Be sure to verbally identify the color you are matching.

Teacher Tip

The more pieces you have out at once, the more challenging the task will be.


To make the task easier, remove the number of hat choices.


To make it harder, lay out all the polar bears and all of the hats at one time.


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