by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Summary: Three mischievous mice spot some jars of paint and notice some interesting changes as they dip themselves into the primary colors and begin mixing!
"Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age. Also he made him a tunic of many colors." Genesis 37:3
Using the primary colors, paint three mice. Mix the primary colors to make the secondary colors and paint three more mice.
Make mice using rocks. Use the paint mixed from the above art activity to paint rocks. Once dry, use a marker to add eyes and whiskers. Glue yarn for the tail!
Our mice needed a home, so they boys used their rainbow blocks to build houses for each of the mice!
While I don’t recommend candy for a snack, it is fun to use candy in color observations! Drop some Skittles into water and watch the candies dissolve. Try different color combinations. (Here we mixed yellow and red to make orange.)
Practice making the secondary colors using the Color Wheel printable.
~ Learn the color names in a different language!
~ Go on a color hunt around your home or neighborhood.
~ Joseph & the Coat of Many Colors Craft from DLTK
~ Mix up a colorful batch of Kool Aid play dough!
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