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Mixing Paint - Learning About Colors
Grade Level(s): Preschool
By: Debbie Haren, preschool teacher

Children mix & experiment with different colors of paint.

Materials:

  • Red, green, blue, and yellow finger paint
  • paper plates
  • large pieces of paper to use on an easel

Plan:

  1. Put two different colors of paint on a paper plate, such as red and yellow. Just put one little spoonful of each color for each child on their paper plate.
  2. Have children mix the colors together with their fingers.
  3. When they have it well mixed discuss the fact that the mixture turned into a different color. (Orange)
  4. Try it again on different paper plates with two new colors. An example is yellow and blue which make green. The other mix that can be done is blue and red which make purple.
  5. After they have mixed their colors and made new colors have them put their paper plates in front of them and make their own picture with their fingers using all the colors.
  6. It would also be a good idea to make a chart on the wall with the colors separate and then mixed and what colors they made when they were mixed.

 


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