some coloring pages in the St. Patrick's festivities to
reinforce the color green.
Materials > St. Patrick's Day
coloring page, paints: green, white and black, paint brushes or just fingerpainting, damp cloth and water to clean brushes
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 the children.