Q: How many colors do you think exist?
Q: What are the colors in a rainbow?
A: Red, orange, yellow, blue, green, & purple
Did you know that we could make every single color that exists by mixing just three colors together? We call these three colors the PRIMARY COLORS.
Q: Do you know what the primary colors are?
A: Red, blue, & yellow
We can make all the colors of the rainbow just by mixing these three colors together!
Dry Erase Board
Dry Erase Markers: (1) red, (1) blue), (1) yellow
(to keep your markers clean, start with the lighter color for each “equation”)
Set up three “color equations” on the dry erase board with circles of color.
Ask the kids to predict each outcome before combining the colors!
Yellow + Red = Orange
Red + Blue = Purple
Yellow + Blue = Green
Great Books About Color
Little Blue and Little Yellow
White Rabbit’s Color Book