Sunday, October 3, 2010

Spectrum Color Bursts!

This is a great lesson to do with 4th or 5th graders and can be modified into all kinds of different versions!

You will need:
9x12 white paper
crayons (primary, secondary, tertiary colors are a MUST!)

Have students locate the "center" (as best they can) and start with ANY color in the spectrum. Have them draw a zig-zaggish color burst around their finger (leave the center WHITE). Going in spectrum order, they will follow this until they reach the edges of their paper.

*Sometimes the kids will line up their crayons in order to make sure they don't make a mistake, this is not necessary, but helpful!

And there ya have it! A simple, easy project that promises great results!!!

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