Encourages visual memory, copying, direction planning and movement. Can grade the activity by only having the colors needed or having the child pick the colors out of a bin of numerous legos of different, shapes, sizes and colors.
Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from the sticks. This can be a game using a timer.