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SPRAY BOTTLE PAINT MURAL

Level: ECE, Primary
Grades: PreK - Gr 2 | Age: 2 - 8yrs | Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt.com]
Summary:

An outdoor, warm weather activity that teaches young children about color mixing.

What You Need:
< What You Do:
  1. Tape a long section of paper to a fence or a wall.
  2. Make sure students wear aprons as this activity can get a little messy.
  3. Fill spray bottles with different colors of paint.
  4. Students can then spray different colors of paint onto the paper.
  5. Encourage overlapping of colors so that blending and mixing occurs.
  6. Once complete, let the paint dry and display in the home or classroom.


Recommended Books/Products:

My Very Favorite Art Book: I Love to Paint!
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Painting with Children
Painting with Children contains sections on the "moral effects of color," the experience of colors, preparation, color stories and poems, panting with plant colors, painting the moods and seasons of nature, and much more.

The Science Book of Color
by Neil Ardley
This book explains the principles of color and gives instructions for a variety of simple experiments.

My First Paint Book
by Dawn Sirett
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