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Experimenting with color mixing

Although understanding color properties might seem like it’s just about knowing how to make one color from two different colors, experiments with color properties are actually some of children’s first explorations of generating and testing hypotheses. Developing a knowledge of color properties involves comparing and contrasting colors, making connections between past experiences and present stimuli, […]

I spy red: Identifying colors

Although we often think of colors as one of the first things children learn, color identification is a surprisingly difficult skill for kids to pick up. Infants can distinguish and categorize different colors, and toddlers would rather sort objects by color than by any other attribute, but it’s not until the age of 5 that […]