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Early [PK-K] Lesson Plan

Mouse Paint

Created on January 24, 2012 by imagiNATION

This is a color mixing lesson I did with my kinders based off of the book "Mouse Paint" by Ellen Stoll Walsh

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2 sessions; 45 minutes per session

SWBAT identify primary colors
SWBAT mix primary colors to create secondary colors
SWBAT cut round shapes

Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Tempera paint in the primary colors
Painting supplies
White paper
Brown construction paper (I precut ears out of this for the kinders. If using with older kids they could cut their own)
Glue Sticks

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See attached lesson plans

Unfortunately I no longer have my PPT relating to this lesson but you can easily find things in the primary/secondary colors to show the kids. Sesame Street has some GREAT stuff!


Visual Arts Standard 1:
Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes

[K-4] Students describe how different materials, techniques, and processes cause different responses
[K-4] Students use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner

Visual Arts Standard 2:
Using knowledge of structures and functions

[K-4] Students describe how different expressive features and organizational principles cause different responses

Visual Arts Standard 6:
Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines

[K-4] Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum



English/Language Arts