Color Matching Independent Work Tasks - File Folder Games for Special Education

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PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Bring excitement to your classroom with these cute, fun, and colorful file folder activities for color matching and sorting. Perfect for independent work tasks for special education students, these color matching tasks have all been created with fun early childhood themes. 

These color matching file folder games for special education provide colorful and age-appropriate ways to keep young kids engaged in activities for learning colors and for special ed. kids to use in independent work systems. This series of independent work tasks and file folder activities is designed to provide simple tasks students can master quickly and easily while learning colors. 

This set of color matching independent work tasks includes the following items:

  • 8 Color Wheel Sorting Mats (or 2 file folder activities)
  • 1 Clip-Art Color Sorting File folder with extra page (3 pages colors total)
  • 1 Photo Color Sorting File folder with extra page (3 pages colors total)
  • 6 Color Matching File Folder Activities 
  • 20 Photo Color Matching Task Cards or Clip Cards
  • 30 Clip Art Color Matching Task Cards or Clip Cards

These file folder games are great for preschool or kindergarten when students are learning colors. All file folder activities can be used as center work, independent work systems or structured work systems with autism or in special education, and for any time that students need to be engaged on their own. I often use them during instruction to have students practice skills for generalization and maintenance while I work with another student in a small group. 

Helping your students with learning colors is easy with this set of file folder games for special education students! Simply set up the file folder games and watch your students gain independence. 

These tasks are also specifically geared toward use with independent work tasks with these features:

✅Each task has a clear beginning and end

✅Tasks are designed (with the help of Velcro) to stay together when the student finishes and put them in the finished basket

✅They are easily adapted to individual needs

✅They are visually clear and designed to be simple

✅They were designed to be highly visually engaging and capitalize on the visual discrimination skills that are often a strength for students with autism

What teachers are saying…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This was a great activity to use as an independent task with young learners. They loved the colors and the fun topics! My higher level students were able to complete these on their own once they knew the expectations.” - Jessica F.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Quick and easy to put together for task boxes and independent work stations!” - Nicole K.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This was a comprehensive life saver. My little people who need basic skills practice have used these over and over. Many people have asked where I got this from!” - Kristine M.

For more classroom materials for students with autism and special education needs:

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