Rainbow Egg Matching

Home / Montessori Blog / Montessori Activities / Traditional Montessori Work

What You’ll Need:

  • One old dozen-egg carton
  • 12 wooden eggs
  • Non-toxic acrylic paint (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple)
  • 6 paintbrushes

Preparation:

  • Starting with red, paint the first two side-by-side slots of the egg carton.
  • Paint two eggs red.
  • Moving to orange, paint the next two side-by-side slots of the egg carton.
  • Paint two eggs orange.
  • So on and so fourth. Pictures below may help to explain.

Guidance: 

  • Demonstrate placing one red egg in either of the red slots. Continue demonstrating as needed.

IMG_4165IMG_4163IMG_4162