MUSEUM STORIES

May 13 – Colors of the Rainbow

This week, Museum Stories enjoys the beauty of all the colors in the rainbow. Eva Koller Davies’s painting Colorplay #3 inspired our selection of books, songs and art project for you to recreate Museum Stories in your home. Enjoy!

Image credit: Eva Koller Davies. Colorplay #3, date unknown. Acrylic on canvas

Book: Mix it Up by Hervé Tullet
Song: “Rainbow Connection” by The Muppets

Book: Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert
Song: “Over the Rainbow/Wonderful World” by
Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

Book: Color Dance by Ann Jonas
Song: “Rainbow Colors Song”

Song: “Rainbow Colors Song”
Rainbow Colors Song (to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star)
First comes red and orange too
Shiny yellow, green, and blue
Purple ends the pretty rays
Only seen on rainy days
First comes red and orange too
Shiny yellow, green, and blue

Some of the stories can be found on YouTube. Songs can be found on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube.

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