Colour mixing is something so simple but so exciting for young children. The lesson is vital as well, the basic understanding that when you mix two things a third new thing is created. We loved seeing what those little fingers were doing as they sucked up and squirted the coloured water in each of the droppers. A great fine motor skills activity.
Invitation to Explore
A simple magnifying glass will let kids get an up close view of the veins on a leaf and the details of a flower. It's also a great way to introduce them to items that real scientists use.
Ready to make lemonade
Lemons smell like hmmmm......lemons...
How does it taste?
Salt smells like the sea...
I like the taste of lemons!!
We are making sure that all the sugar is dissolved
Sugar, lemons, salt and water= lemonade..
We are using ziplock bags to mix colour and working on our fine motor skills
In the photos below, you will see examples of how stimulating learning opportunities are created for our young learners. You can see how the children are observing and exploring with the paint, paint brushes, themselves, and each other.
Life skills with Mr. Prewitt
It's not mine...It's ours...