I found this adorable colour wheel idea on Artsonia.com. After reading the book Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh we created our own versions. We folded a sheet of paper into 6 squares - they do not have to be perfect squares! We then painted each primary colour onto a square and then use our primary colours to mix our secondary colours and painted those on the remaining 3 squares.
The next day we used tracers on the back side of the painted papers to draw out our 6 mouse shapes. We then glued them in a circle to replicate a colour wheel - all primary colours lie opposite their complimentary secondary colour.
We cut ears out of pink construction paper and used sharpies to add tails and eyes.
|This student didn't follow the directions completely but I love how all the other mice look like they are fleeing the green one! Pretty darn cute!|