Colour Assembly for Key Stage One (5 – 7-year olds)
This assembly or class play is intended as a brief introduction to colour. As well as listing the primary and secondary colours it looks at feelings and images associated with colour, plus a touch of stereotyping (blues and pinks) – thankfully blown away by Elmer appearance!
Cast of 30 (easily adapted up or down).
Duration 5 – 10 minutes.
Narrator: (Applauding whole cast) Very good! (Pauses) And isn’t it funny how sometimes colours can make us experience different feelings. (To Child 17) You said how red made you feel hot. I wonder if we can do the same exercise again but think of how the colour makes us feel. Let’s start with red again!
Child 1: Angry!
Child 2: I see red! Grrrr!
Child 3: it’s a nice bright colour so it makes me happy!
Child 4: (Running on the spot) Lots of energy!
Narrator: (Thoughtfully) Hmm. That’s a positive spin on the word. But have you heard the expression ‘cowardly custard’? Sometimes yellow can be used in quite a mean way.
Child 5: I think of buttercups! (Takes one out of pocket and holds it under chin) Can you see if I like butter or not?
(Narrator walks over to have a look)
Narrator: It seems you do! A definite yellow glow on your chin!
(Pauses) Now, where were we? Ah yes, green!
Child 6: You can feel green with envy!
Narrator: Indeed you can! (Pauses) And blue?
Child 7: Brrrr! It’s suddenly feeling a bit cold around here!