The game requires these 10 colored doughnuts that you can make out of anything. I made these with construction paper and then laminated them but you could use card stock or that craft foam or whatever:) I wrote the names of the colors on mine because in the future I plan to have my kids go write the names of the colors they collected after the game is done.
Here are the song lyrics:
"Down around the corner at the bakery shop,
There were (#) little doughnuts with sugar on top!
Along came (Name) all alone,
And he took the (Color) one home!"
The child you call would then run to pick up that colored doughnut. Caden sometimes isn't sure which color is which so I help him out but he is getting so good that I rarely have to help. This game can be played with 1 to any number of kids. I played it in my church class with 5 year old children and they loved it!
Caden wasn't awake but I needed a video so you could hear the tune, so my wonderful husband Nate stepped in:) Enjoy!
For younger children start with just three colors that they know
For older children try learning the sign language for the colors and then only give them the sign when you sing the color part. This was a big hit at the preschool.