Value Colour Wheel Civic Education Kindergarten (Age 5) First Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Lesson Plan for Kindergarten Civic Education

Subject: Civic Education

Class: Kindergarten (Age 5)

Term: First Term

Week: 8

Topic: Value Colour Wheel

Duration: 40 minutes

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Discuss the meaning of the colour wheel.
  2. Explain how to mix colours to get other colours.
  3. Identify mixed colours from natural colours.
  4. Attach each colour to good virtues pupils should have, such as honesty, love, joy, peace, kindness, self-control, humility, etc.

Learning Activities:

  1. Pupils discuss the colour wheel and learn how to mix colours.
  2. Pupils identify mixed colours and relate them to natural colours.
  3. Pupils in groups create shapes using mixed (secondary) colours and label each colour with good virtues.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Creativity and Innovation/Imagination
  • Leadership and Personal Development

Learning Resources:

  • Audio-visual resources
  • Crayons
  • Watercolours
  • Paper
  • Pencils

Web Resources:

Lesson Plan Presentation

Set Induction:

  • Start with a simple question to engage the pupils: “Who loves to colour and paint?”

Entry Behaviour:

  • Pupils enjoy colouring and painting activities.

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge:

  • Pupils have experience with basic colouring activities.

Instructional Materials:

  • Crayons
  • Watercolours
  • Paper
  • Pencils


  1. Meaning of Colour Wheel:
    • A colour wheel is a circle that shows the relationships between different colours.
    • Primary colours: Red, blue, yellow.
    • Secondary colours: Green, orange, purple (created by mixing primary colours).
  2. Mixing Colours:
    • Red + Yellow = Orange
    • Blue + Yellow = Green
    • Red + Blue = Purple
  3. Natural Colours and Mixed Colours:
    • Identify colours found in nature.
    • Show how mixing colours can create new colours.
  4. Attaching Colours to Virtues:
    • Red for love
    • Yellow for joy
    • Blue for peace
    • Green for kindness
    • Orange for honesty
    • Purple for humility
    • Brown for self-control

Learning Activities:

  1. Discussion of Colour Wheel:
    • The teacher explains the colour wheel and demonstrates mixing colours.
  2. Colour Mixing Activity:
    • Pupils mix primary colours to create secondary colours.
  3. Creating Shapes and Labeling with Virtues:
    • Pupils work in groups to create shapes and colour them with mixed colours.
    • Each group labels their colours with the corresponding virtues.

Presentation Steps:

Step 1: Introduction to Colour Wheel

  • The teacher introduces the colour wheel using visual aids.

Step 2: Colour Mixing Demonstration

  • The teacher demonstrates how to mix primary colours to create secondary colours.

Step 3: Group Activity

  • Pupils mix colours and create shapes in groups.
  • Pupils label each colour with a virtue.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Explain the colour wheel and colour mixing.
  • Demonstrate mixing primary colours to create secondary colours.
  • Facilitate group activities and provide guidance.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Participate in discussions about the colour wheel.
  • Mix colours to create secondary colours.
  • Create shapes and label them with virtues in groups.


  1. What is a colour wheel?
  2. Name the three primary colours.
  3. What colour do you get when you mix red and yellow?
  4. What colour do you get when you mix blue and yellow?
  5. What colour do you get when you mix red and blue?
  6. What virtue is represented by the colour red?
  7. What virtue is represented by the colour yellow?
  8. What virtue is represented by the colour blue?
  9. How can we create the colour green?
  10. What virtue is represented by the colour purple?


  • The teacher checks pupils’ participation and understanding.
  • The teacher praises and corrects where necessary.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What does “colour wheel” mean?
  2. Name one primary colour.
  3. How do you make the colour green?
  4. Which two colours make orange?
  5. What virtue is linked with the colour red?
  6. How do you make the colour purple?
  7. Which colour represents joy?
  8. What virtue is linked with the colour blue?
  9. Name one secondary colour.
  10. What does the colour brown represent?

Read More :

“Exploring Colours and Virtues”





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