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Color Wheel
Art - Color
Level Primary
Prerequisites Color Box 3
Materials color wheel template
3 dropper bottles with water dyed red, yellow, and blue
coffee filter or paper towel

This activity helps the child see how all the colors can be made by mixing the primary colors.

Presentation

  1. Take material to a table.
  2. Write name on coffee filter.
  3. Put drops of colored water on the color wheel pattern to match the dots.
  4. With a toothpick mix together the four dots in each circle.
  5. Lay coffee filter on top of pattern. The colors will be absorbed and will blend together.

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Material

Make Your Own

The pdf below can be printed, cut out and glued to a 10 inch diameter circle of construction paper or card stock. That can then be laminated or covered in clear contact paper.
Color Wheel pdf icon.jpg
Printable Color Wheel

Where to Buy

A nice version of this material is available from Great Extensions.