Facts about Colors
Our eyes cannot see all the colors when they are mixed, so scientists had to design special equipment to help us see them. When all the colors of the spectrum are separated by a prism, we can see the rainbow of colors hidden there. When all these colors are mixed together, we see white. When they are all absent, we see black.
The colors in our environment definitely affect us, and the human eye can detect 7,000,000 of them. Free printable coloring pages are the fun way to introduce your children to colors, and art in general.
Some colors and color combinations soothe us and make us feel good. Others hurt the eye, give us headaches or cause disturbance to our vision. The use of appropriate colors can increase productivity, reduce visual fatigue and relax the whole body.
Free printable coloring pages are the most effective way to understand the color preferences of your child, and to teach her the importance of colors and what the basic colors are. You can find free printable coloring pages on many websites that have a good collection of coloring pages for children of any age.
Teaching Children about Colors
You can use the computer's color palette to teach kids the about colors. They can be taught how adding more of one color and less of another creates different shades. A child can also be shown real objects so that he or she can appreciate how colors appear in the real world.
For example, you can put a red sheet on a blue sheet and show a child how this creates purple. Free printable coloring pages can be used to teach children about the mixing of colors.
Here are a couple tips: Kids who are color-blind perceive bright colors the best; colors that have the fewest variations, like yellow, are the best ones to use to start teaching children about different shades of a color.
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