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How soon can children learn colors?
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
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In brief: Around 2 years
Most children can begin to recognize and point out 1 or 2 colors by 2 years.
Some as early as 18 months. Language development is happening at an astonishing speed during this time, so make sure you are naming everything and its color around you! by 4 years a child typically will know about 4 colors. The best way to help them learn is by example and showing them the world around them.

In brief: Around 2 years
Most children can begin to recognize and point out 1 or 2 colors by 2 years.
Some as early as 18 months. Language development is happening at an astonishing speed during this time, so make sure you are naming everything and its color around you! by 4 years a child typically will know about 4 colors. The best way to help them learn is by example and showing them the world around them.
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics
In brief: Development
Children begin to recognize colors about 18m. Most children can tell you one color, by 3yrs.
Reading and pointing out colors on the books, as well as the pointing out the colors around them. If they choose the wrong color, don't tell them they're wrong, just repeat with the correct one.

In brief: Development
Children begin to recognize colors about 18m. Most children can tell you one color, by 3yrs.
Reading and pointing out colors on the books, as well as the pointing out the colors around them. If they choose the wrong color, don't tell them they're wrong, just repeat with the correct one.
Dr. Cindy Williams
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