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40 resources with the concept the color wheel

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I Know My Colors

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Colors are around us in all places, from the clothes we wear to things in nature to the crayons in our crayon box. When we see green, life comes to mind. The colors red, orange, and yellow represent a warm feeling. Blues are calming....
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Complementary Colors

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Andy Warhol's artistic creations set the stage for a discussion and activity about complementary colors. Working in pairs, scholars make a color wheel that showcases primary and secondary colors. Peers take part in a gallery walk and...
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Emotions Color Wheel

For Students Pre-K - 12th
Support emotional development with a color wheel featuring a variety of feelings. Each expression comes equipped with an informative pop-up offering a picture, its etymology, a definition, and an example statement. 
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Music Evokes Memories and Emotions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
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Introduction to Color: The Foundation of Art and Design

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What is the most favorite color in the world? The series of lessons all about color and the color wheel, asks kids to research color, create an eye-spy activity, watch videos, and examine the color choices made by artists in their...
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12 Hue Color Wheel

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How do primary colors mix to create secondary colors? Young artists find out in this hands-on activity as they trace a template, paint in the primary colors, mix secondary colors, label, and cut out four separate color wheels.
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Color Theory

For Teachers 5th - 10th
What better way to learn about colors than by coloring? Starting with the primary colors, young artists follow written prompts to shade in various rectangles and a color wheel to show complementary colors, tints and shades, and more.
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My Treehouse

For Teachers K - 3rd
If you could build your own treehouse, what would it look like? Using a piece of contemporary art as inspiration, learners draw their own treehouses and add geometric and organic shapes. The lesson touches on Visual Thinking Strategies...
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Tints and Shades Hanging

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Here's a mobile assignment that will brighten up your classroom. Each group is assigned one color from the color wheel, paints the pure color, three tints, and three shades of that color on precut forms the group designs, and hangs the...
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Complementary Superheroes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students discover the color wheel. In this color lesson, students find the primary colors, secondary colors, and contrasting colors. They look through the designs of super hero logos and create their own using what they know about color. 
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Shaping the Color Wheel

For Teachers 7th
When you paint you almost always use color. Budding artists explore the color wheel, color vocabulary, and painting techniques. They discuss and practice mixing colors, then paint a color wheel for personal reference.
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Painting a Color Wheel

For Students 2nd - 8th
You have to love the color wheel, it's just so colorful! Your kids will love it too, as they work through an introductory exercise which allows them the opportunity to draw and paint a color wheel of their own. This wheel focuses on...
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The Color Wheel

For Teachers K - 8th
Hand out this nifty resource to make your next instructional activity on the color wheel a snap. It is a picture of the color wheel alongside a description of primary, secondary, and mixing colors. Great for artists of any age.
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How do I know which colors to use?

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Art teachers, are you looking for a quick and easy way to explain how to choose colors, look no further. This power point is very simple, it provides examples of primary, secondary, intermediary, complimentary and triacic colors by...
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Weaving a Watercolor

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine the color wheel and work with watercolors. In this color lesson, students go over primary, secondary, and intermediate colors before watching a demonstration of watercolor brush techniques. They choose a shape to paint...
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Mixing It Up: The Color Wheel

For Students 2nd - 4th
Colors are the focus of this color wheel worksheet. Students experiment with colors by viewing a color wheel, then filling in the primary colors which are missing on another wheel. Students also decide which colors are made when two...
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Color Wheel Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify and describe the primary, secondary and tertiary colors. They also identify the order in which these three categories of colors fit on the color wheel. Students then create a color wheel using any medium available...
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Color Wheels and Schemes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore how to use the color wheel in selecting fabric colors for a quilt. They define and demonstrate monochromatic, complimentary, and analogous color schemes. Lesson plan and worksheets are attached in .pdf and .doc...
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Colorful Colorado

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the components of white light as viewed through a prism. The multiple colors of the spectrum produced are related to wavelengths and experienced through the creation of a color wheel.
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Play Doh Color Wheel

For Teachers K - 1st
Students identify primary and secondary colors, and construct color wheels, using Play Doh in the three primary colors.
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Lesson 1: In Depth with the Full Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the ways in which an artist can use color. They view various images of artwork and discuss the effect of color on spacial dimensions, focal points, tone, and mood.
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Scheming with Colors

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore how color theory explains harmonious relationships between colors. The color wheel is a tool that helps us visualize these relationships. They practice using a variety of color schemes.
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Let There Be Light

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the relationship between light and color. They explore the NineColours computer program, blend colors, create a slideshow of hues of colors, and conduct an experiment using a flashlight and colored cellophane.
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Color is All Around Us

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate visual arts by creating a color instrument in class. In this color analysis lesson, students discuss the different colors they find while examining a garden or their own home. Students compare primary and secondary...