Colour Mixing Splats

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SKU: F32-72397

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Colour Mixing Splats

The Colour Mixing Splats set is a collection of vibrant acrylic pieces designed to resemble dropped paint splats. These splats come in primary and secondary colours as well as clear, black, white, and double-sided mirrored options. They are ideal for exploring colour mixing, light observation, and shadow making, both with and without a light panel.

Key Features:

  • Colourful Variety: Includes primary (red, blue, yellow) and secondary colours (green, orange, purple), along with clear, black, white, and mirrored splats.
  • Multiple Uses: Perfect for colour mixing, matching, observing light effects, shadow creation, and wall decoration near painting areas.
  • Light Panel Compatibility: Enhances the visual experience when used on a light box, making colour observation more engaging.


  • Educational Value: Helps children understand colour theory through hands-on experimentation with colour mixing and matching.
  • Sensory Exploration: Engages children in visual and tactile learning, improving their understanding of light and shadow.
  • Creative Play: Encourages imaginative play and artistic expression as children explore different colour combinations and effects.

Product Specifications:

  • Set Includes: 10 colour splats.
  • Size: Approximately 15cm in diameter each.
  • Material: Transparent and opaque acrylic.
  • Age Range: Not suitable for children under 3 years old.

Usage Ideas:

  • Colour Mixing: Overlap splats to discover new colours and teach colour theory.
  • Light Exploration: Place on a light box to observe how light passes through and changes the appearance of the colours.
  • Shadow Play: Use in front of a light source to create colourful shadows and explore the concepts of light and shadow.
  • Decorative Use: Hang near painting areas for an inspiring and educational decoration.

Safety and Maintenance:

  • Age Suitability: Ensure usage is restricted to children aged 3 years and above due to small parts.
  • Cleaning: Wipe clean with a soft cloth and mild soap if necessary. Avoid using harsh chemicals that might damage the acrylic surface.


The Colour Mixing Splats set is an engaging and educational tool designed to make learning about colours, light, and shadow fun and interactive. Perfect for use in classrooms or at home, these colourful splats offer endless possibilities for creative and sensory play, enhancing children's understanding of colour theory and visual effects. Add the Colour Mixing Splats to your educational resources and watch as children delight in the vibrant world of colour exploration.

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