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  • Theme: Colorful hand drawing that resembles stained glass.
  • Objective: Use hands as the subject to create a design using overlapping technique and color to resemble a stained glass look.
  • Instructions: Have student trace their own hand and repeat by overlapping and drawing their hand in three different positions to create an interesting design.  Using colored pencils, have the student color the shapes that were created.  The shapes beside each other should be colored different colors.  Use primary, analogous or complimentary colors.  Refer to the color wheel.
  • Materials:  Sketch or drawing paper and colored pencils.
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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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