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Thomas & Friends

Rainbow Color Hunt Game

Help your little engineer identify colors of the rainbow in a color hunt adventure.

There are many colorful things on the Island of Sodor. Go on a color hunt adventure to see if you can find things that match the colors of the rainbow.

Time: 10 to 20 minutes


  • Paper cut into six squares or index cards
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • String
  • Hole punch
  • Colored construction paper (matching six out of seven colors of the rainbow)— Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue , Purple (Violet)*
  • Crayons



1. If you are using colored construction paper, cut a square of each color listed above, then glue squares onto index cards. If you are using crayons, color a square on each index card in one of the colors listed above.


2. Punch a small hole in the corner of each paper.

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3. Stack the papers together to align the holes. Thread a string through the holes, and knot the ends together.

4. Before your child hunts for colors, go through the cards to identify colors of the rainbow.

5. As your child finds a color, have him or her flip the card to reveal the next color he or she needs to find.

Take It Further:

After your child has mastered this game at home, you can try this game in other locations. Take the cards on a trip to an art museum, or head outdoors to challenge your child to find rainbow colors in nature.

*You can introduce the kids to Roy G. Biv, also known as all the colors of the rainbow! Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet make up every rainbow you see in the sky. If your child has trouble telling the difference between blue and indigo, don’t worry. A lot of people do. You can explain that indigo is dark blue and has a touch of violet or purple in it. Blue is lighter.

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