“Mix It Up!”
Mix It Up! is interactive storytelling at its best. Shake the book! Tilt the book!
What happens to the colors of paint?
Tap the paint! Smear the paint! What happens?
Make colors lighter, add white. Make colors darker, add black. Hervé Tullet encourages readers to explore, take risks and express their creativity.
This book promotes creativity, imagination, and discovery.
TITLE: Mix It Up!
AUTHOR: Hervé Tullet
ILLUSTRATOR: Hervé Tullet
PUBLISHER: Chronicle Books, 2014, 1st published in U.S.A.
AGE GROUP: 4-6
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: creativity, imagination, discovery
1) Take one paint color and mix with another color. Take two paint colors and mix with another color. Take three paint colors and mix with another color. Then fingerpaint with the colors you’ve made.
2) Use unusual materials to make paint such as jello, food coloring, etc.
3) Add sprinkles of salt to paint. Paint with it. What happens to the salted paint when it dries?
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