Orange You Glad…….

One of my very favourite things to do is to make art with school children.  Here, a group of 4 & 5 year olds are discovering the colour orange by mixing red and yellow and painting pumpkins.  But the rule is:  no mixing the paint in the pot. No, no, no! After learning how to draw a biiiiiig pumpkin, the children filled in the pumpkins with yellow paint.   The magic happened when they put a little red on top of the yellow.  Their reaction?  Priceless!  

More orange! Weekly Photo Challenge



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9 thoughts on “Orange You Glad…….

  1. Judy @ newenglandgardenandthread March 6, 2015 / 8:01 pm

    Children love art, are proud of their illustrations, and don’t really think about what someone else might do or say. Too bad we grow up. 🙂

  2. Silver in the Barn March 6, 2015 / 9:29 pm

    Terrific for this week’s challenge. Orange is such a happy color, isn’t it?

    • JanetRimmington March 6, 2015 / 9:43 pm

      A very happy colour! When these were finished and displayed in the hallway, the space glowed!

  3. LifestyleswithLia March 7, 2015 / 12:18 am

    Absolutely adorable!!! I remember as a kid, learning the color wheel:) thanks for sharing this priceless moment indeed!!!

  4. JanetRimmington March 7, 2015 / 1:47 am

    The children were so proud of themselves! And it made me so happy to see them discover the power to create – to make a colour out of other colours. So much fun! Thanks, Lia – Happy weekend! 🙂

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