Learn the Colors in Spanish

The colors in Spanish can be learned with games, coloring sheets and a song.

Color Masculine Feminine
Red Rojo(s) Roja(s)
Pink Rosado(s) Rosada(s)
White Blanco(s) Blanca(s)
Yellow Amarillo(s) Amarilla(s)
Black Negro(s) Negra(s)
Orange Anaranjado(s) Anaranjada(s)
Purple Morado(s) Morada(s)

In Spanish, nouns have gender – masculine or feminine. The Spanish colors normally agree in gender and number with the noun. The color is typically placed after the noun. Plurals add s or es as shown in parentheses.

The following Spanish colors are neutral.They stay the same, whether describing feminine or masculine words.

Green Blue Gray
Verde(s) Azul(es) Gris(es)

Here are some examples:

  • A red apple. - Una manzana roja.
  • A yellow cake. - Un pastel amarillo.
  • The orange carrot. - La zanahoria anaranjada.
  • The yellow flowers. - Las flores amarillas.
  • Sounds like a lot to remember. Choose a few colors to focus on and then add on.



    Pass the Ball Game

    This is a fun way to learn a few colors at a time. You will need six small balls - red, green, yellow, white, orange and blue. Pass the balls one at a time. As you are passing, everyone says the name of the color. To make it extra fun, we put our came to a fun rocky beat.

    Click here to listen to the Pass the Ball Game.

    Pass the ball is a fun classroom activity and is included in our Classroom Spanish for Kids program. Classroom Spanish also supplies an oversized parachute. Kids love to play parachute games and we use it to help learn the colors.



    Color Song

  • Rojo, verde, rojo, verde. - (Red, green, red, green.)
  • Me gusta el rojo, y el verde. - (I like red and green.)
  • Te gusta el rojo? - (Do you like red?)
  • ¿Te gusta el verde? - (Do you like green?)
  • Rojo, verde, rojo, verde. - (Red, green, red, green.)
  • Azul, amarillo, azul, amarillo. (Blue, yellow, blue, yellow.)
  • Me gusta el azul, y el amarillo. (I like blue and yellow.)
  • ¿Te gusta el azul? (Do you like blue?)
  • Te gusta el amarillo? - (Do you like yellow?)
  • Azul, amarillo, azul, amarillo. - (Blue, yellow, blue, yellow.)

  • Blanco, anaranjado, blanco, anaranjado. - (White, orange.)
  • Me gusta el blanco, y el anaranjado. -(I like white and orange.)
  • ¿Te gusta el blanco? - (Do you like white?)
  • ¿Te gusta el anaranjado? - (Do you like orange?)
  • Blanco, anaranjado,blanco, anaranjado.- (White, orange, white, orange.)
  • Click Here to Hear Our Color Song
    Spanish in a Basket Includes the Color Song and Many More



    Coloring Sheets

    A red apple -una manzana roja. Right-click to download.
    Yellow cheese - queso amarillo.Right-click to download.
    White bread - Pan blanco.Right-click to download.
    The blue ball – El balón azulRight-click to download.
    An orange orange - Una naranja anaranjada.Right-click to download.
    The green ball – El balón verde.Right-click to download .



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