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TABLE WORK
• Make a color wheel. Give each child a
teaspoon of washable tempera paint in each
primary color on the appropriate place on
the color wheel. One step at a time, instruct
them to mix two primary colors to create
a secondary color until the color wheel is
complete. • Make a color spinner (see instructions below).

• Provide color bears traced on construction
paper. Children will cut out bears and tape
them to popsicle sticks. Make 3 or 4 at TABLE
WORK. Encourage them to complete the set
during FREE CHOICE PLAY.

WEEK 2
• Journal: Have children copy their favorite
color from the index card (CIRCLE TIME
ACTIVITY). Decorate the page with the
appropriate color.

* TIP
• Reproducible: Pet Graphing
* HOW TO: Make a Color Spinner
Use only crayons to color in the
journal. Coloring with markers can
bleed through the page.

1 You will need:
• A sheet of card stock, large enough to cut out a
5" circle.

• A pencil with a point.

2 Teacher, trace a 5" circle for each child on card stock, then
draw two lines to divide the circle into four equal parts. (1)
Have the children color the circle with two primary colors—
coloring each of the two sections across from each other the
same color. (2) Then cut out the circle. (3) Carefully punch
a hole in the center. (4) Poke a short pencil through the
hole and spin it like a top. The two colors will visually mix
together, creating a secondary color (for example, blue and
yellow will appear green while the disk is spinning).

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WEEK
2 DOUBLE TAB TO ZOOM ON PHONE OR TABLET
FREE CHOICE PLAY
Writing Center
Workbench Trace over the words “Be kind to your pets”
and the animals in the picture.

Make the workbench the playdough center.

Easel Art
* Add brown, black, tan, gray, and white paint
to the colors from previous week. Spray animal
stencils with a small amount of spray adhesive.

Stick stencils on the easel paper and paint inside
stencils. Wipe stencils frequently.

Crafts Board Games
• Keep the same board games from previous
week. • The Color Bears Game (see instructions on
page 23)
Sensory Table
Use the sensory table for color-mixing
activities and melting the colored ice cubes.

22 • Cut out pictures from magazines to add to the
Colors Are All Around Us chart.

• Make available traced construction-paper
bears to cut out, popsicle sticks, and masking
tape. Encourage the children to make a
complete set of Color Bears for practice at
home. • Put the leftover primary colors mixed with
shaving cream in airtight containers so
children can continue to experiment with
color mixing along with brushes and paper
for painting.

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