Virtual Early Explorers: Colors

February 2021's theme was Colors!

 A child's hands holding a paintbrush next to a plate with several colors of paint.

Photo by Evgeni Tcherkasski on Pixabay.



The links are all PDF documents.

 Child's hand holding two snowshoe hare cutouts, one brown and one gray.


Snowshoe Hare Camouflage: Make paper snowshoe hares with summer and winter coats.

Colorful Aurora Art: Create your own artwork inspired by the northern lights. Watch a how-to video here!

Design a Grass Basket: Paint a basket design inspired by natural plant dyes.

 Two paper towel pieces, decorated with markers.

Exploration Activities:

Colorful Paper Chromatography: Explore how scientists use color to study materials.

Colors of Sunlight Mini Experiments: Discover the science of sunlight and colors with mini experiments.

 A group of colorful ice orbs, each a different color, outside in snow.

Sensory Activities:

Rainbow Ice Orbs: Create colorful ice orbs and play with them outside.

Create a Color Wheel: Explore how to mix colors by making a play dough color wheel.

Watch a how-to video: Colorful Aurora Art



For activities designed for kids ages 6-12, go to the Virtual Junior Curators page.


For activities designed for the whole family, go to our Virtual Family Days page.


Images by Elisabeth Padilla.


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