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COLOR COLLAGE [From: Color]
Written by: Pat Davis [Pat is an Art Educator from Colorado Springs CO, USA]

Age:

2-5 years

Activity Summary:

Little ones will build motor skills while they learn about the changing seasons.

What You Need:

•White construction paper
•A brown crayon
•A tray of water colors (or finger paints)
•Dish of water

What You Do:

  1. Encourage little ones to draw the trunk and branches of a tree.

  2. Have them look at real trees - either by going outside, or by looking out the window.

  3. Then have them dip their index finger into the water and rub it onto a water color tablet.

  4. Using an up and down printing motion, the student makes finger prints of over the tree the tree branches.

  5. This is great for a season by season lesson on how trees change throughout the season.

  6. Use green for summer, reds/yellows/oranges for fall, white for winter and lime green for spring with perhaps cherry or apples blossoms using a little finger print.



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