Pretty Purple Hearts

Purple HeartsYoung students need to practice mixing secondary colors, but I just can’t get too excited over making color wheels on paper plates. Instead I had them focus on just mixing purple (plus a little white) in honor of Valentine’s Day. 

1. My letter size template of printed hearts may be download HERE.
2. Students used a paper plate of red, blue and white tempera paint to mix as many different shades of red, blue, and purple as they could. The hearts were then painted as desired with a small brush.

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