The resources on this page are based on the theme Color Is Everywhere in Grade K of Houghton Mifflin's Invitations to Literacy program.


Here is a bibliography of supplementary books that include cross-curricular connections and books that meet individual needs. Click here for the latest update


Help yourself to these extension activities. You can print them out and use them in your classroom.


Here are some links to sites on the Internet that relate to Color Is Everywhere.

What better way to learn about the world of color than through the Crayola Crayon web site? Children will learn how crayons were developed, see how they are made, and have fun with interesting trivia and tips. Did you know that the 100 billionth Crayola crayon was made on February 6, 1996?
Theodore Tugboat Online Activity Center
The Online Activity Center is a must-see for fans of the popular Canadian TV series about a cheerful tugboat who likes to be friends with everyone. Children can enjoy an interactive storybook that allows them to choose the story line Theodore will follow. The site also features a downloadable coloring book, information on the show's characters and story synopses. Visitors can even register to receive a postcard with Theodore's picture on it.