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45 resources with the keyterm secondary colors

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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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Color Combinations

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore color through an examination of pointillism and light. Class members view Georges Seraut's famous painting on a computer, zooming in and out to see the details and effects of the technique. They then cover how light and color are...
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Color Mixing Wheel

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Two scientific concepts can be taught with this activity. First, the mixing of primary colors is demonstrated. As the color wheel spins, red, yellow, and blue are no longer visible; secondary colors orange, purple, and green appear in...
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Secondary Colors

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What is the difference between primary and secondary colors? This video does a great job at explaining them. What a great way to hook your students into your lesson on secondary colors!
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Color Mixing Wheel

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Two scientific concepts can be taught with this activity. First, the mixing of primary colors is demonstrated. As the color wheel spins, red, yellow, and blue are no longer visible; secondary colors orange, purple, and green appear in...
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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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Color the Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Are your teaching in a cold and snowy environment? If so, then try out this fun activity with your class. You mix a variety of colors in large jars to show learners the difference between primary and secondary colors, then let them mix...
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Colors, Colors Everywhere

For Teachers K
Students mix red, yellow, and blue frosting together to produce secondary colors. Pupils are shown that all colors are made from mixing primary colors of paint together. They discuss the color wheel and spread the "paint" icing on...
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Color Theory

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are able to gain an understanding of primary and secondary colors. They are able to explore about how a mixture of colors makes up white light. Students are able to experiment with the mixing of paint that uses pigments, not...
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Post-Impressionism: Pointillism

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
How can little dots in two colors make a third color? Experiment with pointillism and color mixing with a series of activities. After viewing paintings by Seurat and watching a teacher demonstration, pupils create samples of three...
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The Purple Cow

For Teachers K - 2nd
  Students read and discuss the poem, The Purple Cow.  In this poetry lesson plan, students discuss the rhyming words in the poem and why this piece of literature is silly or unusual.     
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Mixing Colors with Corn Syrup and Food Coloring

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Anyone who has worked with small children know that color identification and color mixing can be fun! This simple idea has a lot of potential. It suggests to mix food coloring with corn syrup to provide an opportunity for color mixing...
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The Color Wheel

For Teachers K - 8th
Hand out this nifty resource to make your next lesson 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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Counting Coloring Puzzle

For Students 1st - 2nd
If your kids enjoy color-by-number, they will be excited about this worksheet! Using a color key, they match numbers on a picture of a bee by coloring them the corresponding shade. There is a trick here: although the number 10 is listed...
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Color Theory

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the basics of color mixing with paint by creating secondary and tertiary colors. Individually, 6th graders create their own paintings based on a popular series of sculptures.
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Do You Know Your Colors?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Red, yellow, green, and blue are such wonderful colors. Introduce your littlest learners to the color names, where they are commonly found, and how they can be mixed or made. A highly visual presentation that shows its colors.
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Color Theory & Using Layers

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the color wheel theory and incorporate it into simple sketches on their handheld. The importance of the use of layering and the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary colors is presented in this lesson.
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What is It? Susie Sees!

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the five senses.  In this cross curriculum five senses lesson, students view an "I Can See Colors" PowerPoint presentation and sort items by color and shape. Students mix primary color paints to create secondary colors,...
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Hats Off to Color

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars investigate primary and secondary colors. For this art lesson, students mix primary paint colors to develop secondary colors. Young scholars identify each color they created.
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Exploring Neighborhoods through Art

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore neighborhoods. In this color and social studies cross-curriculum lesson, students listen to Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson, then compare and contrast neighborhoods. Students mix primary colors to make...
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Colors

For Teachers K - 5th
Students learn about the Impressionist painters' use of color and how it connected to early nineteenth century scientific theories about color. In this colors lesson plan, students explore combinations of primary and secondary colors,...
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Mixing the Sea

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners explore and experience mixing primary colors to create secondary colors and how to create tonal effects by adding white or black to the mix. They discuss color "temperatures" and form opinions about the works of Monet as well as...
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Color Mixing Cookie Exercise

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore how primary colors create secondary colors. They incorporate their knowledge of primary and secondary colors by creating various colors of frosting. Given the cookie shape, they complete a decoration plan for...
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Horse of a Different Color: An Introduction to Color in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how artists use color to create a sense of depth in a two-dimensional space. They view and analyze prints, complete worksheets, and write a paragraph on how color is used to draw the viewer's eye to a central figure.