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FREE Colour Mixing PDF Template Download for Making Your Own Primary & Secondary Colour Chart


Free Colour Mixing PDF Template Download for Making Your Own Primary & Secondary Colour Chart
Free Colour Mixing PDF Template Download for Making Your Own Primary & Secondary Colour Chart

Welcome to Ideas for Art! Today, we're diving into a super fun activity with kids exploring the world of colours like never before.


We'll be making our very own Tempera Paint Primary & Secondary Colour Chart, where we'll learn how to mix and create new colours using the basic ones we already have.




Free Colour Mixing Worksheet PDF
Free Colour Mixing Worksheet PDF

Download the FREE PDF for Making Your Own Primary & Secondary Colour Chart

FAS Basic Primary Colour Combinations
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What You'll Need:
  1. Paper

  2. Tempera Paints [ FAS Super Tempera ](Make sure to have the colours on the Free PDF template)

  3. Brushes and mixing trays or dishes

  4. Download the FAS Mixing Colours template PDF (see above).

  5. Apron and a cover sheet, newspapers or paper towels if needed


Let's Get Started:
  1. Download the Free Colour Mixing Worksheet PDF (see above).

  2. Set up your workspace with paper, paints, brushes, and mixing trays.

  3. Pour the first two paint colours into the trays, following the template.

  4. Encourage the children to mix the colours in the empty tray. You can demonstrate or let them explore on their own.

  5. Repeat the process for both the primary and secondary colour mixing sheets.

  6. Allow the paintings to dry and admire the beautiful range of colours the children have created!


TIP: Try laminting the Free Colour Mixing Worksheet PDF and use them over and over gain.


Basic Primary Colour Combinations: Page 1

Red + Blue = Purple

Blue + Yellow = Green

Yellow + Red = Orange


Secondary Colour Combinations: Page 2

Red + Orange = Red Orange

Yellow + Green = Leaf (light green)

Blue + Purple = Ultra (warm blue)

Red + Purple = Red Purple

Yellow + Orange = Deep Yellow (warm yellow)

Blue + Green = Blue Green (jade)


Conclusion:

And there you have it!

A simple yet exciting art lesson that will have your kids experimenting with colours and unleashing their creativity. Download the template, gather your supplies, and let the colourful fun begin! Don't forget to share your creations with us on social media using #IdeasForArt.

Happy painting!

Tony

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