Interact to mix colors
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Interact to mix colors

Use this interactive book to introduce students to the magic of color-mixing.

Prompting questions:

  • Which color do blue and yellow make?
  • Do they always make that color?
  • What would happen if we mixed blue, red, and yellow?
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Connect lines and shapes
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Connect lines and shapes

In this fun circus-themed book, student will make connections between lines and shapes to build a foundation for both art and geometry. 

Prompting questions:

  • What kinds of lines can make shapes?
  • Which shapes do you see?
  • How can you make a shape out of one line?

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What to do when you get stuck
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What to do when you get stuck

After reading about Vashti, students will be left feeling the possibilities of making art even when they aren't sure where to begin.

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Students on a field trip to see highlights from the Denver Art Museum's collection.
Field Trip

DAM Highlights

Students discover artists’ creativity over time and across cultures, making comparisons and connecting with human stories through art.

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Students practicing language art skills during a field trip at the Denver Art Museum
Field Trip

Artful Literacy

Grades 2-8

Students actively practice language arts skills while exploring the DAM’s culturally diverse art collection.

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Students using perception skills on a field trip at the Denver Art Museum
Field Trip

Perception Games & Skills

Grades 3-6

Students investigate art across cultures and time, forming their own opinions through examination and collaboration.

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Students on a field trip at the Denver Art Museum who are exploring imagination games and skills.
Field Trip

Imagination Games & Skills

Grades K–2

Participatory games, collaborative activities, and prompts for inquiry lead students through a fun exploration of color, material, imagination, and story to see art in a new way.

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Tour guide and children on an Early Childhood Education Tour in the Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art collection.
Field Trip

Creative Explorers

Explore the museum’s culturally diverse collection and discover the imaginative ways artists use materials. Storytelling, artmaking, movement, and tactile activities inspire students to experience art in a new way.

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