We had SOOOO much fun with this unit. Although the title is Y for Yellow, the general theme was colors! The absolute highlight of this unit was making our edible crayons! Yes, you can really eat these…and we did! You can get instructions on how to make them here.
After we made our crayons, the kids wanted to keep mixing the icing. So they mixed…
KJ also LOVED using our Crayola Crayon Maker!! I always hold on to broken crayons, but I had completely forgotten about using them for our crayon maker. (It was a great GW find last year!) Anyhow, she and the rest of the kids enjoyed making scribbles and seeing the different colors of their crayons.
We also made muffin tin crayons. (This was my initial plan for the broken crayons until I remembered our crayon maker!
Of course, we completed our lapbook. I think this post already has enough photos, so I will just give the links to the printables that we used in our lapbook:
Finally, here are the books that we used for our unit on colors. We used ALOT!!!