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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

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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

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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

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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