The Kindergarten art students are continuing to explore the workings of the
Along with their knowledge about
Primary and Secondary Colors,
they are also learning about
Each color on the color wheel has a COMPLEMENTARY COLOR
which is located directly across from (opposite) that color on the wheel.
These colors "say nice things" about each other and "work well together".
You can see the different combinations of
on the color wheels belows...
RED and GREEN
PURPLE and YELLOW
BLUE and ORANGE
With this color theory in mind, the students were asked to create a
(interesting to look at from ALL sides)
using strips of one color, along with a base of its Complementary Color.
They had to come up with ways to make the strips pop up off the paper when gluing them such as
twisting, folding, rolling, crumpling or bending.
They also worked the strips
under, over, around, and through each other.
The finished sculptures were hung side by side...
to create one LARGE SCULPTURE!