Step One: Gather materials.
- Eight clothespins
- Permanent marker
- Eight paint chips
- 1 Free paint stick
- Sixteen paint chip tags (2 green, 2 orange, 2 yellow, 2 purple, 2 red, 2 blue, 2 brown, and 2 white)
Step Two: Glue the eight assorted colored strips of paint chips to the paint stick, leaving a little “handle” so it can be held in one hand.
Step Three: Cut out matching paint chip tags.
Step Four: Glue the matching paint chip tags to regular sized clothespins.
Step Five: Teacher holds the paint stick and allows the student to read, match, and say the colors by attaching the matching clothespins to the paint stick’s paint chips.