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Analogous hat 1

analogous example 1

analogous hat 2

analogous example 2

 
  •  Theme: Winter toboggan in analogous colors. (Grades K-2)
  • Objective: Teach color theory, primary (red, blue, yellow), secondary (green, purple, orange) complimentary (colors opposite each other) and analogous colors (any three colors beside each other on the color wheel).  Create designs and patterns with tangram shapes.
  • Instructions: Print the toboggan template, trace on card stock or heavy paper and cut out.  Print color wheel to teach color theory.  Discuss primary, secondary, and analogous colors.  Trace hat on paper and use tangram shapes to made designs and patterns.  Print and cut out your own tangram shapes from here.  Use card stock or heavy paper.  Trace hat template on drawing paper.  Trace tangram designs on hat (use a quarter to include circles). Choose 3 analogous colors and color with colored pencils.  Staple tassle to top of hat.  
  • Materials:  card stock or other heavy paper, drawing paper, toboggan template, tangram shapes, colored pencils, yarn for tassle, stapler, scissors. 
color wheel

color wheel

 

hat template

toboggan template

 

 

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Cornucopia watercolor/wax resist technique. Example 1.

Cornucopia wax resist/ watercolor technique. Example 1

Cornucopia wax resist/watercolor technique. Example 2.

Cornucopia wax resist/watercolor technique. Example 2.

  • Theme: Thanksgiving cornucopia (Grades K-3)
  • Objective: Demonstrate wax resist technique using watercolors and wax crayons.
  • Instructions: Print the printable for children to use. It is best to change the printer setting to print as a watermark to lighten the lines.  Trace the outline of the picture with a wax crayon.  Filling in with watercolors. 
  • Materials:  80lb. paper or watercolor paper, wax crayons, watercolor paints, brushes, water.
 
Cornucopia outlined with crayon.

Cornucopia outlined with crayon.

First grade class. Deer Creek Christian School. Chicago, IL

First grade class. Deer Creek Christian School. University Park, IL

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