Colors All Around: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

Color, color, everywhere. As part of a three-week study of color, kindergarteners create animal color cards, design pages for an class animal book, populate an underwater scene with colorful fish, and invent and name a new color. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Mix and melt stubby and broken crayons to create new colors
Classroom Considerations

  • The lessons in the unit require consider set-up time and many materials; therefore, set aside extra time to gather and prepare the materials for each lesson
  • The three resource packets in this series are designed for different skill levels: as enrichment activities for those who have mastered the concepts, for language learners, and for those who need extra support
  • The first in a series of support materials for the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on color, the lessons in this packet are designed as enrichment for those who have already mastered the basic conepts
  • Although designed for use with the textbook, the lessons and activities may be used independently
  • The resource is slow to load

  • The eight-page packet includes materials lists, clearly stated goals and outcomes, step-by-step directions for the many activities, and suggestions for books to read to the class

  • None
Common Core