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62 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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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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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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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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Complementary Superheroes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students discover the color wheel. For 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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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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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, students discuss the rhyming words in the poem and why this piece of literature is silly or unusual.     
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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 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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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 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 lesson.
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Four Color Map

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore geometry by completing a color puzzle. In 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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Chromatography Lab

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discover the components of primary and secondary colors. In this physical science instructional activity, students create a set up in which water will separate a color into the component colors along a piece of filter paper....
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Spicy Hot Colors

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover the importance of primary colors by reading a book in class.  In this art instructional activity, 1st graders read the book Spicy Hot Colors, and discuss the three primary colors and the numerous combinations they...