Color Poetry Art for Children

Color inspired Poetry and Art for children to explore…

Color Poetry Exercise:

Name a color:

Name 3 things that are that color:

Name 3 things that sound like that color:

Name three things that taste like that color:

Name three things that feel like that color:

What can that color do?

Example Poem:

Green
is an apple, a summer meadow
canal water,
the sound of nature;
birds in the trees
insects hum
Grandma’s apple pie.
Gatorade
my favorite color jellybaby, moss growing on the side of a stone
pointy tip pentel markers,
a summer day in the country
Green is the color of Mother Nature that keeps the planet healthy.

ART PART

The South Florida Arts Center teaches students how to Mono Print. Print a block color. Write one word that you associate with that color…write it backwards in center of block. Fill in exterior white with stamps of words or phrases taken from color poem.

Outcome: A poetic mono print based on word/color association. Write full poem in creative journal.

Green Example Print

Example Print

Green Inspired Color Mono Print

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