Color Sorting Cups and Pom Poms to Sort - Color Scale Variations

Curious Minds Busy Bags

$ 20.00 

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 This activity aids in recognizing 6 common colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple)  and is perfect for preschoolers who love to sort.

You get 180 colored pom poms (30 of each of the 6 colors)  The pom poms are a mixed variety in different shades and hues of the 6 rainbow colors. The pom poms also come in varied sizes from 1/2" - 1", and varied textures.  While they play they are strengthening their fine motor muscles while picking up and manipulating the pom poms with the tweezers or fingers.

This set is a little different than other color sorting sets because of the different hues and shades of each color.

What is included in this set:

  • 6 color sorting cups.  Cups are 12oz cups. 4.25" x 3.25" Safe non-toxic polypropylene plastic #5 BPA free
  • 180 pom poms (30 of each color)  .5" - 1" in size
  • 1 plastic tweezer.
What they are learning WHILE having fun:
- Hand/Eye coordination and spacial recognition. - Being able to line up and drop the poms in a cup.
- Fine motor - Practicing using fine motor pincer grasp in order to manipulate the poms. Builds hand muscles and dexterity which are essential for a proper pencil grasp.


Color recognition is an important part of early childhood development and is often used in development milestone screening. Discerning between colors is one of the first ways that toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten children begin to categorize and describe what they see in their world. Noticing subtle attributes, such as color or shape, is a building block to reading and math. For example, when your child notices the similarities and differences in shapes, such as a square and a rectangle, they using the same skills needed to recognize the differences between letters, number, and symbols.

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