Colours, Shapes & Patterns

Kids Club English Resources

Find more printable and digital resources to help you practise colours, shapes and patterns language on these story resource pages:

Colours songs

Shapes songs


Pete the cat - I love my white shoes book cover

Pete the Cat – I love my white shoes

Engaging ESL EFL teaching resources and materials for teaching kids English with Pete the Cat: I love my white shoes. Videos, crafts, worksheets, games and more.

Book cover for Pink is for Boys

Pink is for Boys

Pink is for Boys is a great picture book to teach the English for colours, while sending the important message that all the colours are for everyone.

We All Go Travelling By book cover

We All Go Travelling By

We All Go Travelling By is a catchy and colourful song story that is perfect for teaching about different types of transport. Kids learn colours, useful phrases in the chorus and descriptive words too!



Socks is a fun picture book that will send kids’ imaginations into overdrive. How many things can they repurpose a sock for?! The socks songs on this page will give them a giggle too : )

Meg's Eggs book cover

Meg’s Eggs

Meg, Mog, Owl and DINOSAURS! What a combination!
Great for reviewing colours, shapes and numbers in this fun story of a spell going wrong.

The Rainbow fish book cover - link to story resources page

Rainbow Fish

A beautiful story about sharing and friends. The story lends itself well to colour and number vocabulary. How many scales does the Rainbow fish have? How many special scales do the other fish have?

Pants book cover -link to story resources page


This funny book will have kids giggling at all the strange pants. What kid doesn’t like pants?! This story will obviously tie in with the topic of clothes, but is also useful for a focus on colours, patterns.


Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic kids’ book perfect for the littlest learners. The wonderful illustrations and catchy rhyme easily capture the attention of young kids. It’s perfect for helping kids learn colours and animals vocabulary.



Elmer is one of the most popular kids’ books in many languages around the world. The message that it’s ok to be different is an important one for children. Check out our Story Resource Page to help kids practise colours, patterns and animal vocabulary.

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly book cover - link to story resources page

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

This song picture book is a lot of fun. It’s perfect for practising colours, farm animals and pets and learning chunks such as, ‘I don’t know why’ and ‘there was a’.

Go Away big green monster book cover - link to story resources page

Go Away Big Green Monster

Kids love telling the monster to ‘GO AWAY’ bit by bit. Young children learn to overcome their fears of monsters and at the same time, they learn lots of body and descriptive language. See all related resources on this page.

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