Have you noticed that your kids love mixing colors? It’s so much fun to see what colors they can create by doing a little mixing. These creative activities will introduce kids to basic color theory and allow them to have tons of fun with color mixing.
Creative Ideas for Mixing Colors
Mess-Free Color Mixing
Color Mixing on the Window from Hands On As We Grow
Primary Color Rainbow Suncatcher from Hands on As We Grow
Color Mixing with Gel Baggies from Mama Papa Bubba
Color Mixing Tops by Creative Family Fun
Shaving Cream Color Mixing from No Time for Flash Cards
Mixing Colors with Paint
Spin Art Color Mixing from Babble Dabble Do
Create & Name Your Own Colors with Free Printable from Buggy & Buddy
Handprint Color Mixing from Teach Preschool
Frozen Paint Color Mixing from Hands On As We Grow
Color Mixing Surprise Game from Toddler Approved
Create Your Own Colors Paint Swatches from Hands On As We Grow
Color Mixing with Liquids
Water Balloon Color Mixing from I Can Teach My Child
Walking Water Color Theory Science from Coffee Cups and Crayons
Color Mixing Array from Buggy and Buddy
Easy Liquid Color Mixing from Not Just Cute
Color Changing Milk from Hands On As We Grow
Lollipop Color Mixing from Fantastic Fun and Learning
Icing Colors Art from Fantastic Fun and Learning
Even More Color Mixing Ideas
Oobleck Color Mixing from Learn Play Imagine
Slime Color Mixing from Learn Play Imagine
Mixing Colors with Play Dough from Buggy and Buddy
Soap Foam Color Mixing from Teaching Mama
Fizzy Color Mixing from No Time for Flash Cards
Online Color Mixing Games
Kids can also explore color mixing online with these fun games. They are a great way to review and reinforce observations made during the hands-on activities above, and they’re mess free!
Paint Splat from Peep in the Big Wide World let’s kids make splats to create their own colors or mix colors to match colors shown.
In Mix and Paint with Curious George kids can decide how much of the primary colors to add when creating their new colors. Even I had fun playing with this one a bit!
Explore basic coding with this color mixing coding activity from iGameMom.
What fun ways do your kids enjoy mixing colors? What’s worked for you at home or in the classroom? Let us know in the comments.