Preschool Books About Colors

These preschool books about colors will help your little one start to learn all the colors of the rainbow.

Let your little one explore the world of colors with these color books for preschoolers. These bright and fun books about colors are perfect for your toddler homeschool room or art room.

Preschool Books About Colors for Your Little Learner

Preschool Books About Colors

As your child gets older, they can move into more advanced art curriculum. When just getting started though, these learning color books are the perfect starting point.

1. How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow

In this story, the Sun and the Clouds are best friends who work together. One day when they get into a big fight, the colors go away and the world goes dark.

Determined to bring the colors back and save the friendship, a box of crayons is here to save the day.

You may also like these weather crafts and activities to go along with the story.

2. Mixed: A Colorful Story

In the beginning, there were three colors… reds, yellows, and blues. All special in their own way, all living in harmony―until one day, a Red says “Reds are the best!” and starts a color argument between all the colors.

A Yellow, a Blue, and a never-before-seen color might just save the day in this inspiring book about color, tolerance, and embracing differences.

3. Dr. Seuss’s Book of Colors

One of our favorite preschool books about colors! Inspired by Dr. Seuss and illustrated with artwork from his books, kids will love this rhyming book about colors.

4. Dog’s Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting

Dog starts the day with one black spot on his ear. But it seems that wherever he goes, he runs, rolls, and trots right into colors.

As he wanders around town, Dog collects spots made of red jam, blue paint, pink ice cream, and more.

5. Curious Toddler A Colorful Book of Colors

This charming and funny first color book will encourage your little one to identify colors by name. Each page is very focused on a particular color with the color word in big block letters, delightful images with cute animals that vividly illustrate the meanings of words make the book very effective for teaching colors to toddlers.

6. Bear Sees Colors

Colors, colors everywhere! Can you find colors just like Bear? Explore the different colors with bear in this preschool book about colors.

7. Mix It Up!

Mix It Up! is a book for toddlers, preschoolers, and early readers ready to learn about combining colors in a fun and imaginative way.

This is an interactive and mess free way for children to learn about colors.

8. Festival of Colors

Spring is here, and it’s almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make colorful powders to toss during the festival.

And when at last the big day comes, they gather with their friends, family, and neighbors for a vibrant celebration of fresh starts, friendship, forgiveness, and, of course, fun!

9. The Day the Crayons Quit

Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Blue crayon needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. Black crayon wants to be used for more than just outlining.  And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun. What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

10. My First Book of Colors and Shapes

Colors and shapes are some of the first things toddlers learn to understand about the world, and this book makes it fun for them to get started!

Each page focuses on a single color and one or two shapes, helping little ones concentrate and learn without getting overwhelmed.

11. The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions

One day, Color Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad, and scared all at once!

To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through color.

12. I Love Purple

What happens when you decide to paint the whole world purple?

Lots of fun and surprises, involving kangaroos, cows, a dog, a hippo, a tortoise, a unicorn, a birthday party with lots of friends – and even a T-Rex!

13. Colors of Love (Crayola)

What color is love? Love is so much more than a big red heart! This joyful board book introduces children to a beautiful world filled with diversity—in their own family, their friends, and the world beyond. By using Crayola crayon colors to draw a loving world, children can learn how to express their emotions through colors, too.

14. The Rainbow Snail

Blue like the raindrops. Green like the soft grass. Yellow like the warm sun. This is the story of how the rainbow snail came to be. It takes sun and rain to make a rainbow, and what better combination of colors could there be?

15. If Snow Came Down in Colors

A colorful story about snow and all the wonderful things you could do if it came down in different colors.

16. Butterfly Colors and Counting

Learn to count to ten along with the colors of the rainbow in this lovely first concept book for the smallest butterfly lovers.

Color Books for Preschoolers

Add these books about colors to your preschooler’s homeschool supply list!

Then, after your preschoolers has read and learned more about colors, print out some coloring pages so they can practice and see all of the colors!

color books for preschoolers

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