Painting: Colour Mixing and Craft

By mixing different hues of blue and yellow, children fill an outline of their hand with varying shades of green, decorating their piece with dots, zigzags, stripes, wavy lines and shapes

Learning Objectives

  • To mix different shades of green

  • Knowing that yellow and blue mixed together makes green

  • Knowing that mixing different yellows and blues make different shades of green

  • mix at least five different shades of green

Teacher Video: Colour mixing

Pupil Video: Colour mixing


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Paul Carney,  
Art & Design specialist
Paul has 22 years experience of teaching art as a specialist subject in both Primary and Secondary schools. He is a council member with the The National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for…
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