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Red

Art activity using color red and #3

Month 3 · Activity 9 ·   Colors  

Instructions

  • On a sheet of construction paper, let the child use brown marker/crayon to draw trees
  • Using a red ink pad or a small container of red paint, dip in finger and place three red apples on each branch or on each tree
  • Place art project in a space for all to see 

Simplify

Instead of drawing a tree trunk, let a child tear a brown paper bag/construction paper into a tree trunk shape.  Add branches with the marker and add the red apples.

Watch this video for color red

Extend

Encourage a child to make several trees with three apples. Let the child count aloud all the apples on all the trees.

QUESTIONS FOR CHILD

What is the word we see on a red sign that is on a road?

Would you rather spend a day at a park or at the beach and why?

Materials

  • construction paper
  • red ink pad or red paint
  • brown marker 
  • Math & Science Skills
  • Motor Skills