Fun Feed the Shark Color Sorting Game

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Summer is in full swing. And that means I’m always looking for fun new ways to entertain the kids with simple crafts for kids. I love coming up with activities that are fun and educational, which is why this cute shark color sorting game is perfect! It’s great for helping your toddler or preschooler grasp a variety of concepts, and have fun while they’re doing it!

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Your toddler and preschooler will have a blast with this fun color sorting game!

This adorable shark game will keep your kids entertained for a while! My active two year old can’t get enough of feeding sharks, which is how I know it’s a winner. Keep reading to see how to make your own color sorting game and get the free printable sharks and fish to play on your own!

Shark Color Sorting Game

Your toddler and preschooler will have a blast with this fun color sorting game! This simple color sorting for toddlers activity is also a great color sorting printable! There are so many ways you can play this shark activity -- it's perfect for a preschool shark theme, preschool ocean theme, or preschool fish theme!

This cute came is great for keeping the kids entertained during the summer. But the best part about this shark color sorting game is that it’s just as educational as it is fun!

There are so many educational benefits of playing with this shark game, especially if you have a two or three year old at home. Playing this game is great for:

  • Improving the pincer grasp by picking up the small fish
  • Improving fine motor skills by picking up the small fish and dropping them into the shark’s mouth
  • Color recognition by matching the small fish to the larger shark
  • Color sorting by sorting the small fish into color groups before feeding the shark

Make Your Own Color Sorting Game

To make your own shark color sorting game, you’ll need to start by downloading my free printable sharks and fish. The printable includes shark heads (blue, green, read, yellow, orange, and purple) and six fish to match each shark. To get your own, simply subscribe to my email list, print out the gift tag on card stock, and cut it out around the outer edge.

After subscribing, you’ll receive a welcome email with a password exclusively for my subscribers. If you don’t see the message shortly after submitting your contact information, be sure to check your junk or spam folders and add my email as to your safe list! I’ll keep you up-to-date on new freebies and other posts twice a month after that.

There are so many ways you can play this shark activity -- it's perfect for a preschool shark theme, preschool ocean theme, or preschool fish theme!

After downloading the printable sharks and fish, print them on heavy card stock. Then, cut out each shark head and fish. Here’s what you’ll need to put this cute shark game together:

  • Printable sharks and fish
  • Card stock
  • Scissors
  • Empty toilet paper tubes cut in half
  • Hot glue gun
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After cutting out the sharks, flip each shark head over. Using a hot glue gun, place a line of hot glue on the back of the shark’s teeth and immediately press the toilet paper tube into the glue. Hold the toilet paper roll in place until it dries. Then, simply flip the sharks over to play!

Play the Color Sorting Game

This simple color sorting for toddlers activity is also a great color sorting printable!

There are a couple different ways you can play this shark color sorting game:

  • Line up the sharks and place a pile of fish in front of your child. Ask your child to pick up each fish and feed the shark that matches its color. For a more advanced game, set a timer and let your child see if they can correctly feed all the fish to the sharks before the timer goes off.
  • Line up the sharks and place a pile of fish in front of your child. Ask your child to sort each of the fish according to color, then feed the fish to the sharks.

No matter how you choose to play this cute game, I’m sure your kids will have a blast! And if you come up with a different way for your kids to enjoy this game, don’t forget to let me know in the comments!

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76 Comments

  1. This is so stinkin cute! What a fun way for kids to learn and practice their colors!

  2. What a fun game!!! I can’t wait to enjoy this with my two grandbabies. I know there will be a lot of fun!

  3. Were just getting to the age of ABC’s, number and colors! What a fun way to learn!

  4. This is super cute and a perfect game for any toddler.

  5. This is a SUPER cute idea! I love that it looks so fun and yet is educational 🙂 🙂

  6. I am subscribed, but cannot download to shark activity which I love. Please help. Thanks.

      1. I also subscribed and cannot figure out how to download the Feed the Shark game. Please help. Thank you!

        1. Thanks for subscribing, Alexis! I just sent you an email with instructions to download.

          1. same here!
            can’t download the file(

          2. Sorry you’re having issues, Val! I just emailed you the instructions to download. Thanks!!

      2. I also subscribed and can’t figure out how to download this

    1. sarah gray says:

      Help please i cannot download either!

      1. So sorry, Sarah! I just emailed you with the instructions to download!

  7. I subscribed but cannot download this fun game. Please help me. Thank you.

    1. Sorry you’re having problems! I just emailed the instructions to download to you!

  8. Susan Gillow says:

    I can’t download this either??? Can’t find anywhere. I signed up!

    1. Sorry you’re having issues, Susan! I just emailed you the instructions to download. Thanks!

      1. I am also having trouble downloading the shark activity

        1. Sorry you’re having problems, Taylor! I just emailed you the instructions to download. Thanks!!

  9. already subscribed to the website but I am still not able to download this

  10. Hi
    I subscribed twice for the feed the shark Color Sorting game. I have not received anything in my email yet…I would love a download to this game…

  11. danielle crowe says:

    hi! i would love to download this, but i cant find any link!

  12. hi! i would love to download this, but i cant find any link!

    1. Hi Jelena! I just emailed you with the instructions to download. Thanks!

  13. I am also looking for this feed the shark game! Would you be able to send me the download instructions please?

  14. Hello, I subscribed and specifically wanted this fun shark activity but also can’t find the link to download. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!!

    Jessica

    1. Hi Jessica! I just emailed you the instructions to download. Thanks for subscribing!

  15. CASSANDRA MEDINA says:

    I have Subscribe three times and I have not received any emails. How can I download this ?

    1. I’m sorry Cassandra! I just emailed you instructions to download the printable.

      1. Caitlin Shaw says:

        I also cannot get this activity

        1. Sorry about that, Caitlin! I just emailed you with the instructions to download.

  16. Cassandra Medina says:

    How can I download and print these ?

    1. Hi Cassandra! I sent instructions to download the printable both the email addresses you used to comment. If you don’t see the email, I suggest checking your spam or junk folder to see if it went there instead of your inbox. Thanks!

  17. Please Email me the link to download.

    1. Email sent! Please check your spam or junk folder if you don’t see it.

  18. I NEED THE DIRECTIONS TO DOWNLOAD ALSO TO THE FED THE SHARK GAME

    1. Email sent! Please check your spam or junk folder if you don’t see it.

  19. Norma Restrepo says:

    Sorry already subscribed to the website but I am still not able to download

    the Feed the Shark Color Sorting Game

    1. Hi Norma! I just sent you an email with the instructions to download.

  20. I subscribed twice, still no email! Please send link!

    1. I just emailed you the instructions to download, Colleen!

  21. Hi there, I would love to download this game. However I have yet to receive the email!

    1. I’m sorry you haven’t received the email! Sometimes it ends up in your spam or junk folder, but just in case you can’t find it there, I just sent you an email with instructions to download the game!

  22. Hi
    I will like to have printable for shark

    Thanks
    Sabah

    1. Hi Sabah! I just emailed you with the instructions to download this printable. Thanks!!

      1. Hi! I subscribed but i cant find the printables

        1. I’m sorry you’re having issues, Cheena! I just emailed you with instructions to download.

  23. I am not finding where to subscribe and would love to download this

    1. Hi Miranda! I just emailed you with instructions to download, so check your inbox!

  24. I love this activity and would love to use it in my classroom. That being said, I am not finding where to subscribe so I can get the download. Help please!

    1. Hi Madison! There is a graphic at the center of the post that says “Download Now.” Just click that and a sign-up form will pop up so you can sign up for the newsletter to get the download.

  25. Can I have the download for the printable shark? Thanks!!

    1. Click the box in the center of the post that says “download now” to sign up for the newsletter. After that, you’ll receive an email with instructions for downloading the printable. Thanks!!

  26. Please help! For some reason I cannot download the shark color sorting. It is adorable and I cannot wait to use it! Thank you so much!

    1. Hi Linda! Click the box in the center of the post that says “download now” to sign up for the newsletter. After that, a form will pop up for you to fill out your name and email. Then, you’ll receive an email with instructions for downloading the printable. Thanks!!

  27. Hi there! This is a super cute game I would love to use with my classroom. Can you please help me download this file? Thank you!

    1. Sorry you’re having problems, Cat! I just emailed you with the instructions to download the printable.

  28. I subscribed but cant download the game. Please help me. I received the password. Thank you.

  29. I have not received the email instructions. Just the subscription. I’m not able to download the template

    1. I’m sorry you never received the instructions in your email! I just sent you an email with the password and download instructions. Thanks for subscribing!

  30. Diane Dutra says:

    How can I download this?

    1. Subscribe to my email list by clicking the “Download Now” button in the middle of the post. After subscribing, you’ll receive a password and instructions for downloading the printable in your email.

  31. Lindsay Dunahoo says:

    I’m already a subscriber but want to download. Can you send me the link?

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