Typical things of each colour

The following is a list of things typically associated with each color:

Things that are typically RED: 

  • a strawberry is red
  • a rose is red
  • a fire engine is red
  • blood is red
  • a heart is red

Things that are typically ORANGE: 

  • A pumpkin is orange
  • a carrot is orange
  • a basketball is orange
  • an apricot is orange
  • a flame is orange

Things that are typically YELLOW: 

  • cheese is yellow,
  • the sun is yellow,
  • butter is yellow,
  • a lemon is yellow
  • corn is yellow

Things that are typically GREEN: 

  • grass is green
  • lettuce is green
  • a frog is green
  • a leaf is green
  • a lizard is green

Things that are typically BLUE: 

  • the sky is blue
  • the ocean is blue
  • a blueberry is blue
  • a whale is blue
  • jeans are blue

Things that are typically BLACK: 

  • a bat is black
  • a crow is black
  • a tire (tyre) is black
  • a fly is black
  • coal is black

Things that are typically WHITE: 

  • paper is white
  • sugar is white
  • milk is white
  • snow is white
  • a sheep is white

Things that are typically PINK: 

  • a pig is pink
  • a tongue is pink
  • cotton candy (or candy floss) is pink
  • a flamingo is pink
  • cherry blossoms are pink

Things that are typically BROWN: 

  • wood is brown
  • a violin is brown
  • an acorn is brown
  • a horse is brown
  • a cow is brown

Things that are typically GREY / GRAY: 

  • stones are grey
  • a mouse is grey
  • an elephant is grey
  • a pigeon is grey
  • a seal is grey

Things that are typically PURPLE: 

  • a bruise is purple
  • grapes are purple … or green
  • a plum is purple
  • an amethyst is purple
  • Lavender is purple

Can you think of more examples of each color?

Summary Chart

Typical things of each color / colour - Common examples of different colours

Lesson tags: Colours, Vocabulary
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