If you haven't ever tried cotton ball color mixing with your students, then let me encourage you to give it a go! It is such a simple process and yet engaging to a mixed age group of students. Here is how it works... The invitation The invitation to explore colors and color mixing with cotton balls is definitely inviting all by itself. My students didn't hesitate to head on over and get right to work. [...]
Exploring the process of blending colors with our simple version of rainbow swirl paint!
A simple, yet engaging color mixing activity for preschoolers...
Our preschool class explored the process of making their own watercolor paint plus a simple paper towel science too!
The children had fun using jumbo sized crayons to stir up a colorful design through sensory coloring!
Exploring color with our DIY Color Scopes in Preschool!
To give our students time to explore the process of mixing colors and a color wheel, we invited our students to explore water color mixing on a paper towel!
All through out the year, I give my students lots of opportunities for exploring concepts such as color mixing but along with the freedom to explore, I will often take the time to sit down with my students and walk through a concept. This lesson in color mixing is an example of such a time...
Exploring the process of mixing colors with this very intriguing and open ended water play station!
Valentine's day themed art can be as simple as printmaking with paper hearts. With just a few materials that are readily found around your home or classroom, your children can create beautiful heart-shaped prints.