Activity: Tippy Tippy Tap Champ

Are your children identifying colours and materials yet? Tippy-Tippy-Tap is a fun and easy way to add some randomization to colour and material based object sorting activities.

A picture with the mother's hand holding the Tippy Tippy Tap, and the child holding a blue fish toy. Some other blue objects lying around in a tray.
Things You Will Need
  • Paper 20cmx20cm
  • Crayons or Paints 
  • 2 trays or boxes
  • Small objects in multiple colours or materials
Learning Objectives

While you follow the activity, ensure you focus on

  • Language skills:  Spelling of different colours, Colour Name
  • Object identification: Distinction on the basis of colours
  • Cognitive skills: Identifying colours and relating them with objects,
            Non-identical matching
  • Number skills: One to one transactions
  • Fine Motor: Grasping object, picking, placing, pointing
  • Gross Motor: Walking
Let's Get Started :)

Below is a list of resources, to help you conduct the activity with ease!

  • Reward templates for boys & girls
    Add a star in front of the colour block every time your child identifies the corresponding objects correctly

Activity Adaptation & Variations


For children with low vision

Use bright large blocks of colour

For children with blindness or older children

Use textures, shapes or materials instead of the colour swatches

We hope your child enjoyed playing this little learning activity with you.  Stay tuned for more.



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