"The Colors Song" - Learn the Colors Reggae

Sway to a fun tune and get to know the primary colors blue, yellow, and red. In addition, viewers see what happens when primary colors are mixed together to make secondary colors.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Gather paint materials to mix and create new colors
  • Conduct a read-aloud showcasing a story about colors 
  • Invite an artist to speak to the class about how the use of colors in works of art 
Classroom Considerations
  • The song does not use the terms primary and secondary colors
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Pros
  • Lyrics are provided so enthusiastic singers can sing along  
  • Visual examples demonstrate how colors change when they are mixed together
Cons
  • Although labeled as a reggae song, the slow tempo makes it more of a lullaby
Common Core