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Kindergarten Lesson on Fine Arts: Exploring Colors

Title: Exploring Colors through Art

Compliance Standard: Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten

Subject: Fine Arts

Summary: This lesson will introduce kindergarteners to the world of colors through various art activities, helping them develop their creativity and understanding of color concepts.

Topic: Exploring Colors through Art

Learning Outcomes:

  • Know the primary colors (red, blue, yellow) and secondary colors (orange, green, purple)
  • Understand how colors can be mixed to create new colors
  • Can identify and name different colors
  • Can express their creativity through art


The lesson will be delivered through a combination of teacher-led discussions, hands-on art activities, and group work.

Resources/Materials Required:

  • Colorful construction paper
  • Paints (primary colors and white)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Water cups
  • Color mixing chart
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers


Introduction (5 minutes):

Begin the lesson by gathering the students in a circle and showing them a color wheel. Explain that colors are all around us and that we will be exploring different colors through art.

Activity 1: Color Mixing (15 minutes):

Divide the students into small groups and provide each group with primary colored paints (red, blue, yellow) and white paint. Instruct them to mix the primary colors together to create secondary colors (orange, green, purple). Encourage them to experiment and observe the changes in colors as they mix.

Activity 2: Color Collage (20 minutes):

Give each student a piece of construction paper and ask them to cut out different shapes from colorful construction paper. Instruct them to create a collage by gluing the shapes onto their paper, using different colors to make it vibrant and visually appealing.

Activity 3: Colorful Creatures (15 minutes):

Provide each student with a blank sheet of paper and markers. Instruct them to draw and color their own imaginative creatures using as many colors as they want. Encourage them to think creatively and use their imagination.

Conclusion (5 minutes):

Gather the students together and have a discussion about the different colors they explored and the art they created. Display their artwork around the classroom to celebrate their creativity.


Assessment will be conducted through observation during the activities, checking for understanding during discussions, and reviewing the students' artwork. The teacher will assess if the students can identify and name different colors, understand color mixing, and express their creativity through art.

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Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten

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