St. Patrick's Day | Tints and Shades of Green | Visual Arts
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Activities Materials
Include some coloring pages in the St. Patrick's festivities to reinforce the color green in the link suggested.

Visual Arts: Tints and Shades
Help children make tints and shades of green
Tint > add white to primary green
Shade > add black to primary green

Help children make at least one tint and one shade.  Mix paints in a paper plate.

Ask children to describe the tint(s) and shades they have created by using descriptive words, such as:  light green, dark green, mint green, etc. this is a great vocabulary builder.


Visit this link to learn more about St. Patrick's Day and share some facts images of Ireland with thehildren
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St. Patrick's Day Coloring Pages
St. Patrick's Day coloring pages

Paints: green, white and black 
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