#26 - Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lioni

Summary: Little Blue and Little Yellow are best friends, but one day they can’t find each other. When they finally do, they give each other such a big hug that they turn green!   This sweet and abstract tale of friendship also offers a playful introduction to color concepts.


Suggested Activity:  Marble Painting with Little Blue and Little Yellow

  • Step 1: Cut paper to fit the bottom of your box or tray. Tape the paper to the bottom of the box.
  • Step 2: Dip a marble in poster paint.
  • Step 3: Place the marble on the paper. Now tilt, wiggle, and twirl the box around to make designs -- the marble is your paintbrush.
Curriculum Area: Fine Motor Skills (controls small muscles in hands, coordinates eye-hand movement, uses tools for writing and drawing)

Appropriate Age Group
: 4 and up