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Colours


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This page provides a list of vocabulary words that appear in the Colours Unit, both in the activities to play online and in the worksheets to download and print. Scroll down to explore!


The Colours Unit introduces kids to twelve English words:

• black
• blue
• brown
• green
• grey
• orange
• pink
• purple
• red
• violet
• white
• yellow


The wordlist with pictures and short definitions below gives you a quick guide to the vocabulary used in the unit. You can also use it as a teaching tool to introduce, practise and revise English words connected with this topic.



colours wordlist

English vocabulary: black
  • black
  • Penguins are white and black.
English vocabulary: blue
  • blue
  • The sky is blue.
English vocabulary: brown
  • brown
  • The wood is brown.
English vocabulary: green
  • green
  • The grass is green.
English vocabulary: grey
  • grey
  • Made by mixing black and white.
English words: orange
  • orange
  • Oranges are orange.
English words: pink
  • pink
  • Made by mixing red and white.
English words: purple
  • purple
  • Made by mixing red and blue.
English words: red
  • red
  • Something that is red is the colour of cherries or fire.
English words: violet
  • violet
  • Something that is violet is a bluish-purple colour.
English words: white
  • white
  • Something that is white is the colour of snow or milk.
English words: yellow
  • yellow
  • Something that is yellow is the colour of lemons or bananas.