What are primary and secondary colors? In this movie, you’ll learn about each color of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. You’ll also learn about color wheels and how to mix colors with black to make shades and with white to create tints and pastels. See how artists like Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet painted with warm and cool colors to communicate emotions, feelings, and ideas.

Primary and Secondary Colors Lesson Plan: How Are Colors Created?

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify primary/secondary colors as well as warm/cool colors and their relationship to each other. Students will also explore how black and white can be added to colors to create shades and tints, and analyze how color can be used to express feelings and convey ideas in art. See more »

Expressing Emotions Through Color Lesson Plan: Cool and Warm Colors

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to compare and contrast the emotions created by cool color artwork and warm color artwork. Students will then create two pieces of original art, one using cool colors and one using warm colors, and experiment with tints and shades to express different feelings or emotions. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Colors Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about art, primary colors, and secondary colors. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Colors. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Colors: Art Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about art, primary colors, and secondary colors. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Colors topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »