If there were only two colours in the world what would they be and why?
Experiment with the two colour “rule” challenge children to use only two colours in their play.
Children might wish to create paintings using only 2 colours . Emphasise that the two colours must remain separate at all times.
Which 2 colour combinations go best and why?
Observe and record examples of 2 colour play
Return to the enquiry circle to share thoughts and observations.
Were there any activities that “broke the colour rule ?”
Were any of these activities problematic?
Reading books ?
Playing with multi coloured equipment ?
Ask the children to vote on 2 colours and challenge them to set up the classroom using only these 2 çhosen colours
Further facilitation ideas to develop thinking
Why are colours important?
Do colours make us feel things? If so how &why?
Would we still experience the world in the same way if there were only 2 colours ?
Can you think of anything that has no colour?
Who decides what colour is ?