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55 resources with the concept mixing colors

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Mix It Up : Colors

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders make predictions of the resulting colors when colors are mixed.  In this colors lesson, 5th graders discuss vocabulary related to mixing colors.  Students are asked to paint a picture of five colors from two colors of...
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Mixing Colors with "Little Blue and Little Yellow"

For Teachers K - 1st
Students mix colors to make new colors. In this color mixing lesson, students listen to Leo Lionni's Petit Bleu et Petit Jaune, before retelling the beginning, middle, and end of the story. They watch as the teacher mixes food coloring...
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Learning Secondary Colors

For Teachers K - 1st
Students identify secondary colors. In this visual arts lesson, students predict what color will be made when two colors are mixed. Students create their own painting using secondary colors and write about their painting in their journals.
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Mixing Colors

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students understand why we see various colors. In this mixing colors lesson, students experiment with different food coloring to explore how colors are made. Students record on a data sheet the colors they see.
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Edible Color Wheels

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Young scholars create an edible color wheel using cookies and frosting. They mix tints into frosting to simulate the color of the color wheel.
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Colorful Fruitbowl

For Teachers K - 1st
Students relate healthy fruits to primary or secondary colors, mix primary colors to create secondary colors, cut shapes of fruits from mixed colors paper to create a fruit bowl.
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Decoding Haring's Symbols

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students mix colors and complete a yarn painting by using yarn to paint. For this painting lesson plan, students base this painting off of the lines and paint strokes of Keith Haring.
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Color Mixing Trophy Fish

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students compare colors. In this color lesson, students determine which colors are primary and which are secondary. Students investigate rainbows and create a piece of art organizing colors as they appear in a rainbow.
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Exploring Colors

For Teachers K
Students investigate secondary colors. In this visual arts lesson plan, students read White Rabbit's Color Book and learn how to mix primary colors. Students predict what will happen as colors combine and record results.
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Colored Glue

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students practice creating colors. In this visual arts lesson, students use glue and food coloring to create new color combinations. A game, a song, a craft, and a recipe are all included with the lesson.
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Painting in Pink and Red

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students mix red and white to make different hues. In this color mixing lesson plan, students make a Valentine's Day project with a variety of shades of red and pink. They find the ratio of red and white and the color it creates. 
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Exploring Color: Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students experiment with colors.  In this art lesson, students investigate the combinations that can be made with primary colors using chromatography paper and markers.  Students complete a color mixing worksheet in groups.
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Color Fruit Bowl

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore color mixing. In this visual arts lesson, students mix primary colors to create secondary colors. Students cut shapes of fruit from their mixed color painting to construct a fruit bowl.
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Primary and Secondary Colors

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars explore primary and secondary colors. In this art lesson, students use jars of colored water to create the secondary colors.
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Color Mix Up

For Students K - 1st
In this art worksheet, students use the template of shapes and paint the colors as directed with water colors. Students allow the paints to dry before applying the second overlapping color. This worksheet is geared to the adults who will...
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Mixing Colors With Beams

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Student learn about color changes through the use of light beams. In this color mixing lesson plan, students discover the difference between mixing colors with light and mixing colors with paint. Students gain understanding of how the...
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Color Mixing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners distinguish and recognize the three primary colors used in color printing. In this color mixing lesson, students predict what color will be produced when pigments or color beams are mixed. Learners will demonstrate an...
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Color Questions

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this colors worksheet, students read through a chart that explains which primary colors can be mixed together to form secondary colors. They then answer 3 questions about mixing colors. Finally, students answer 4 additional questions...
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The Color Wheel

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils study and define primary colors and secondary colors. Using a compass, students draw a circle on a piece of paper and divide it into 12 pie pieces. They create a color wheel and demonstrate color mixing.
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Look at All the Colors I Can See

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Learn the colors of the rainbow with help from a music video that highlights 12 colors—primary and secondary.
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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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Mixing Colors

For Teachers Pre-K
Students follow directions when mixing the colors, predict what is going to happen when mixing the colors and communicate with peers what color their bags turned into. Students analyze the colors they started with in their bag and...
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Color Mixing

For Teachers 1st
First graders paint a picture. In this color mixing lesson, 1st graders review primary and secondary colors on the color wheel. Students practice mixing colors and then paint the parts of a rainbow.
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Experimenting with Colors

For Teachers K
Students experiment with mixing colors as they mix white frosting and food coloring with pretzel sticks.