Free Color Flashcards | Flashcards For Teaching Color Names

Looking for color flashcards? On this page, you can find free printable color flashcards for teaching the names of the colors in English. Below you’ll find both large and small color flashcards, plus some fun printable board games for teaching the names of colors in English.

Color Flashcards

Large Flashcards

ESL Flashcards - Colors

This PDF is a set of large Color flashcards. These are large enough for the teacher to show at the front of the class or to display on the board. Colors include red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pink, and black.

Small Flashcards

Small Flashcards - Colors

This PDF is a set of 8 smaller color flashcards. These flashcards are small enough for students to hold so they are great for card games, memory games, bingo games, and other classroom games.

More Color Flashcards

Color Flashcards

Teaching more than just the basic colors? Here is a set of 30 color flashcards.

Color Board Games

Board Game 1

Printable ESL Board Game - Colors

This board game about colors vocabulary is best played in pairs and requires one dice. Students take turns in rolling the dice and moving their game piece. After landing on a square, students should make a sentence based on the image in that square. The aim of the game is to arrive at the center star to win a point. After winning a point, the student goes back to the start and begins again. The student with the most points at the end of the game is the winner. 

Board Game 2 – The Spinner Game

Printable Board Game - Colors

This Board Game to review colors is best played in pairs. Each pair of students needs one pencil and one paper clip. Place the clip in the middle and place the pencil in the middle of the clip. Then flick the paper clip to make it spin and make a sentence using the target language.

Board Game 3 – Race Around the World

Printable Board Game - Colors

No Need for Dice! In this colors board game students play rock, scissors, paper and ‘race around the world’. One student moves clockwise and one student moves anti-clockwise. Every time the student moves to a new square they should make a sentence using the target language.

Board Game 4 – Flick The Eraser

ESL Board Game - Colors

This colors board game is best played in pairs. Each student needs one eraser (or something small and light they can flick). To play, a student should place his / her eraser at the bottom of the board game. Then the student should use his/her finger to flick the eraser. If it lands in one of the hexagons, then the student wins that area and colors it in.

Next, the students should make a dialogue based on the image in that area, and then it’s the next student’s turn. At the end of the game, the student with the most areas colored in is the winner.

Related Resources For Teaching Colors

For more lesson materials for lessons about colors in English, check out these related resources:

Colors PowerPoint Lesson
What Color Is It? – Game
Colors Lesson Plan