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81 resources with the keyterm primary 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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Tissue Paper Flowers

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a sweet and simple lesson that introduces young learners to the three primary colors; red, yellow, and blue. Through a discovery process, youngsters learn how to successfully identify these colors, and the many shades of these...
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Visual Art Foundation - Grade 2

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate colors. In this visual arts lesson, 2nd graders study primary colors. Students learn to mix primary colors to create secondary colors.
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Complementary Superheroes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students discover the color wheel. In this color activity, 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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Color Scheme Acrylic Painting Self-Assessment

For Students 9th - 12th
Being a good artist means being able to critique your own work. Here young painters will take a short quiz on color schemes in acrylic painting and then reflect on their use of color in a recently completed piece. A great activity for...
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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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Primary Colors to Secondary

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Investigate primary and secondary colors.  In this "colors" art lesson, students explore and manipulate primary colored modeling clay to discover which primary colors combine to create the secondary colors.
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I See Colors

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Primary students will enjoy the bright images in this color recognition presentation. The sentences "What do you see?" and "I see a brown bear" are reprinted on each slide (switched with new colors and objects). This PowerPoint is a...
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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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Fine Arts

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Art Teachers should love this presentation which highlights some of the basic elements of pieces of visual art. Purposes for creating art, art processes, art media, and art subject matter are all topics presented in a colorful way. A lot...
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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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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 My World

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders experiment mixing primary colors to form other colors using frosting.
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Color Mixing

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students experiment with primary colored water to mix new colors. They record new colors on a simple data sheet and share opinions on their work.
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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...
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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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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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Color Farm

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A very basic presentation on color recognition is in this PowerPoint for very young learners. They are shown a cartoon drawing of animals that are found on a farm and must state what color they are drawn in.
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Four Color Map

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore geometry by completing a color puzzle. For this shape identification lesson, students utilize deductive reasoning to complete a Google SketchUp puzzle with trapezoid, triangles and rectangular shapes. Students complete...
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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. In this art lesson plan, 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
Learners 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. Learners mix primary colors to make...