Basic Color Mixing
|Learn how to mix primary colors by pairs to come up with new colors, called secondary colors.|
- Opt for water-based paints such as watercolor, tempera, and non-toxic finger paints when painting and crafting with children.
|1.||Prepare the three primary colors red, yellow and blue on your palette.|
|2.||Combine the primary colors by pairs: red and blue; yellow and blue; and red and yellow.|
|3.||Add water as needed and mix each combination thoroughly.|
|4.||The new colors you 've made are called secondary colors. They are purple (red + blue), green (yellow + blue) and orange (red + yellow).|