Color Wheel Birds

Kindergarten and first grades used pre-made circles, a few examples of mine, and watercolor crayons to make these awesomely cute color wheel birds. 2nd grade got a little more involved with the “baby birds” representing the tertiary colors.  Grades 3-5 Folded squares of paper then mixed primary colors to make these colorful peacock/turkey hybrids! Color … Continue reading

Tints & Shade Color Wheels

Oh what an exciting cross-curricular project! First the students started with a demonstration on shades and tints. Add black to a color for shades. Add white to a color for tints. Then they used a worksheet to practice mixing. After this, they moved on to the actual project. Using a paper plate, they traced around … Continue reading