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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Mixing Colors Review Lesson Plan

    My Color Book

    Objective: To review mixing colors

    Book(s):

    • Magic Colors by Patrick George
    • The Wonders of the Color Wheel by Charles Ghigna
    • White Rabbit’s Color Book by Alan Baker
    • Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
    • Mixing Colors Is Fun by Stacy Chambers
    • Ruby, Violet, Lime: Looking for Color by Jane Brocket
    • A Book About Color by Mark Gonyea

    Music: “If You’re Happy and You Know It” (CDC page 64)

    If you’re happy and you know it
    Point to color
    If you’re happy and you know it
    Point to color
    If you’re happy and you know it
    Then your face will surely show it
    If you’re happy and you know it
    Point to color

    Repeat with each color

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • LLCS pages 30-33
    • CCBS pages 43-47
    • SCEW 2013 30-31
    • SCEW 2014 30-31

    Craft/Activity: My Color Book

    Materials

    Directions

    1. Print the “My Color Book” template on the blank paper.
    2. Color the color words with markers or crayons.
    3. Cut the paint chips into individual colors.
    4. Glue the individual paint chips onto each corresponding page.
    5. After the glue dries, insert the pages into plastic sheet protectors.
    6. Tape the sheet protectors closed.
    7. Bind the pages together with yarn.
    8. Read “My Color Book.”

    References

    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    Let’s Learn Colors & Shapes (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-201-2
    Schiller, Pam and Pat Phipps. The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood (Revised). 2011. Gryphon House. Inc. ISBN 978-0-87659-358-5
    Shapes and Colors Educational Workbook (Kindergarten). 2013. The Clever Factory, Inc.
    Shapes and Colors Educational Workbook (Pre-K Kindergarten). 2014. The Clever Factory, Inc.

    Image Credits

    My Color Book © 2014 Heather Johnson

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