I thought of this lesson for our kindergarteners since we will be doing color mixing soon. I did it with my girls today on Martin Luther King’s birthday…what a perfect day to learn about “COLOR”
I asked my three year old…
“ What would Martin Luther King tell your class if he came to visit??”
“He would tell them no fighting, and no NO being mean because that makes us cry!!”
“He would tell us to share, and to love our sisters,
like how I love mine,
and to share.”
She also told me that Martin’s favorite color was pink, and that he probably loved to make art with his friends!!
I have a dream that one day… one day right there in Alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Today we mixed colors by holding hands…
We started by making red and yellow hand prints, then they held hands…
and mixed it up…….WOW ORANGE!!
Then blue and yellow…
They couldn’t believe when they made GREEN!!
Then red (I added a bit of pink) and blue….
It was SO AMAZING they just kept staring at their hands!!
Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr.!!
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
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