Mix it up!

Learn through creativity challenges, sciences and expressive artsSciencesArt workshop

Listen to LearnCATMix it up Listen to what Mix it up! is all about

Learn with other children across Scotland as we:

  • investigate colour
  • look for colour
  • talk about colour
  • play with colour
  • and mix colours up!

Ask questions, share ideas, try them out and tell others what you have made and found out.


  • ask questions
  • have a guess
  • plan
  • explore, investigate, discover
  • draw, photograph, talk and write about what you see
  • talk about your feelings, ideas and findings

Expressive arts

  • each other
  • other children across Scotland
  • teachers
  • artists
  • scientists

The first 10 schools to sign up will receive:

A mini colour investigation kit including

  • paint swatches
  • 3 ice cube trays
  • clear plastic bags and cups
  • 3 droppers
  • red, blue, yellow food colouring
  • red, blue and yellow acetate sheets
  • salt

Educators learn more about this learning experience here

LearnCAT Email the LearnCat to sign up for Mix it up


  • If you are a learner, you can sign up for yourself. Please include your Glow username
  • If you are a teacher or other educator, you can sign up on behalf of a group of learners. Please include a list of Glow usernames
  • Email learncat@educationscotland.gov.uk for any enquiries.
  • A Glow Login is required for your submissions.  If you have forgotten it or don’t have one click here.