Everyday English for ESL kids

Talking about Colours


lessons for kids learning everyday English expressions


Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn some useful phrases for talking about colours.


What colour is it?

Look around! You can see colours everywhere! Do you know the names of the most common colours in English?

Click on the pictures below to hear the sounds.

Listen and practise English

blue


Learn colours in English: blue

It is blue.

green


Learn colours in English: green

It is green.

yellow


Learn colours in English: yellow

It is yellow.

orange


Learn colours in English: orange

It is orange.

red


Learn colours in English: red

It is red.

brown


Learn colours in English: brown

It is brown.

pink


Learn colours in English: pink

It is pink.

purple


Learn colours in English: purple

It is purple.

violet


Learn colours in English: violet

It is violet.

white


Learn colours in English: white

It is white.

grey


Learn colours in English: grey

It is grey.

black


Learn colours in English: black

It is black.


Riddles for learning English

We often describe things as red, yellow, blue, and so on. Also, we often ask what colour something is.

Learn and practise colours vocabulary by solving our riddles!

Riddles for learning English

What colour is it? Look at the pictures and read the clues. Click on the question mark for the answer.

Everyday expressions: riddles for kids

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Many foods are this colour
Like some types of cherries
Tomatoes and some peppers
As well as strawberries

red


Many foods are this colour
Like some types of cherries
Tomatoes and some peppers
As well as strawberries

Riddles for kids learning English

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What colour is the ocean
On which some people surf?
It's also the same colour
As the great Papa Smurf

blue


What colour is the ocean
On which some people surf?
It's also the same colour
As the great Papa Smurf

English colours riddles

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A rubber ducky and egg yolk
A banana and some cheese
A sunflower and a lemon
What's the colour of all these?

yellow


A rubber ducky and egg yolk
A banana and some cheese
A sunflower and a lemon
What's the colour of all these?

Fun riddles for ESL kids

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Frogs, crocodiles, some grass
And the leaves up on the trees
Wine bottles made of glass
What's the colour of all these?

green


Frogs, crocodiles, some grass
And the leaves up on the trees
Wine bottles made of glass
What's the colour of all these?


Find a colour rhyme for these words. Click on the picture for the answer.

Everyday expressions: lessons

sleigh
rhymes with

Easy riddles for kids

grey
rhymes with

Learning English expressions

glue
rhymes with

Teaching English expressions

blue
rhymes with

English resources

drink
rhymes with

Rhymes and riddles for kids

pink
rhymes with

Learning rhymes for kids

queen
rhymes with

Rhymes for learning colours

green
rhymes with


Games for learning English

Our friends know a lot of colour games to practise English! These games are fun and easy, and you can play them at home, at school, anywhere!

Here are some ideas.

Games for learning English
Learn English in a fun way

I'm Green Bear. My game begins like this:

Green, green is the colour I see!
If you're wearing green, then show it to me!

Teach English in a fun way

I'm Blue Bear. My game begins like this:

I spy with my little eye something blue.
Can you see it, too? What's this?

Learning English in a fun way

I'm Yellow Bear. My game begins like this:

I have a favourite colour, try to guess its name!
Bananas and lemons are ...
Yes, they are yellow.
I have a favourite colour, and yellow is its name!

Teaching English in a fun way

I'm Red Bear. My game begins like this:

When I say red, put your hands on your head.
When I say blue, touch your left shoe.
When I say yellow, be a happy fellow.
When I say black, it's time for a snack.