Colors of the Rainbow By: Danae Williams

INTRODUCTION

Kindergarten Art--- Content Standard (Re7.2.K) Describe what an image represents.

In this WebQuest Kindergarteners will learn how learn the different colors of the rainbow, how to identify different objects based on color, and how to mix colors together in order to make new ones. They will accomplish this by playing computer games, participating with hands on activities as well as watching some YouTube videos. Lets get started!!!

TASKS:

  • To learn and identify colors.
  • Associate colors with things and objects.
  • Learning to mix colors together to make new ones.
  • How to make a color darker.
  • How to make a color lighter.

Process:

Lets play this color game Colorgame.htm  It will be lots of fun! Did you know all the colors? Great Job!!!

Are you ready to match your colors? This game is a little trickier. blue.html How many colors do you know now?

For your next task you will need some paper a clipboard and some colored pencils or crayons. Lets see how well you know your colors.

Choose 1 of these tasks: Draw your pictures and then click on the color to see more things that color, are your pictures there. You will find things which are that color

Can you draw 3 things which are RED?http://www.enchantedlearning.com/colors/red.shtml

Can you draw 3 things which are GREEN?http://www.enchantedlearning.com/colors/green.shtml

Can you draw 3 things which are BLUE?www.enchantedlearning.com/colors/blue.shtml

Great Job!!!

NOW LETS EXPERIMENT WITH COLORS!!!

Do you want to make new colors? Colors can be magic.

If we mix yellow and blue what color will we get?

When we mix blue and red what color does it become?

SHALL WE GET THE PAINT OUT AND START EXPERIMENTING? YOU CAN HELP THE TEACHER SET UP YOUR AREA.

In the video below you will learn the order of the colors in the rainbow.

In the Video below it will teach you a cool catchy song so that you can learn what colors are in the rainbow.

Evaluation:

Conclusion:

Color identification is a basic skill and is important for young student to learn. This WebQuest is for Kindergarten age children as it is important to learn this skill early. Prior to this lesson the students should have some concept of what color is, maybe a discussion about what colors are around the room. For further learning about colors of the rainbow there are some excellent videos on YouTube about the subject.

Credits:

Created with images by ** RCB ** - "europa rainbow" • GSLCMedia - "kids crafts arts and crafts" • 422737 - "colour pencils color paint" • surpriseapeartree - "watercolors paint drawing"

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