Activity details: In this activity your class will explore some of the amazing colours that can be found in
nature. Children are asked to stand or sit in one spot, and to see how many colours they can see in nature from that spot.
Key lessons and understandings of activity: This activity is designed to awaken your class’ awareness of the amazing colours that can be found in nature, and to deepen their appreciation of the natural world. Children will be able to identify a great range of colours in nature. Adapted from Sharing Nature with Children.*
Year levels: Foundation
Syllabus Outcomes: STe-4WS.
Indoor or outdoor activity: Outdoor
Duration of activity: 20 mins
Learning areas addressed: Science, Art
Resources needed: None
Homework and extension opportunities: None
Keywords: Nature, colour, foundation
Explicit Australian Curriculum link: Science involves exploring and observing the world using the senses (ACSHE013)
* Sharing Nature with Children, Joseph Cornell, 1998, Dawn Publications, California.