Friday, September 13, 2013

Fall Apple Art {and Color Mixing Activities}

My students did an lesson tying in fall apples and learning about primary colors.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors

Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
Students began with this:
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
3 apple cut-outs, 4 leaf cut-outs, mini paint palette with red, yellow, and blue paint
After reading a book about apples, there was discussion about apple colors.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
They began by painting one apple yellow.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
The next apple was painted red.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
All they had left on their paint palettes was blue paint!?
They had to mix colors together to paint their last apple...
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
...and mix colors to paint the leaves also.
When the paint dried, they glued their apples, leaves, and paper stems.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors

Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors

Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
The second art activity involved apple stamping.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
Pre-cut branches were glued onto a large sheet of paper.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
Then students used apple halves to stamp apples onto the branches of the apple tree.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors
They painted little stems to the top of the apples.
Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors

Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors

Fall apple art activities with a focus on mixing colors

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