12 Hue Color Wheel: Free Lesson Plan Download
Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan
Art Elements: Color
Art Skills: Color Mixing
Making Connections: Science
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Students are graded on their ability to mix the secondary and intermediate colors, using only the three primary colors. First, we plan out our square and divide it into 12 sections. Then, we label the sections. Then, I give the students the primary colors and they go to town!
Tip: Instead of a true blue, I use a blue/green or aqua color for my blue. It helps the greens and purples to look especially bright! Once they are dry, students cut them into symmetrical shapes (essentially cutting off the edges and their labeling) and mount them on black paper. They sure look sharp!