Wednesday, August 1, 2012

What to Do Wednesday: Mixing Colors



Target Age:
Middle One-Year Old

Materials You Will Need:
  • paint
  • brushes
  • large sheet of paper 
What To Do:
Children love to paint and create new colors! Weather permitting, place construction paper on the driveway or large piece of vinyl on an easel, (if you are indoors.)

Choose two primary colors your child has not worked with.

Example: Red and blue or red and yellow.

Let your child paint.

When the colors merge point out that, "You made purple!" or "You made orange!"

Variations: 
Label the picture: RED + BLUE = PURPLE.
RED + YELLOW = ORANGE

Skills Learned: 
  • Concept Development  
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