"So for fun, I created this color thesaurus for your reference. Of course, there are plenty more color names in the world, so, this is just to get you started." ~ Ingrid Sundberg http://ingridsnotes.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/the-color-thesaurus/
Have the students make their writing "more colorful" by using paint strips. Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip. Put the best word on the brightest part of the strip.
Homemade extracts are much cheaper to DIY than buy in the store, and they're incredibly simple to make. This detailed tutorial shows you how to make vanilla, lemon and orange extracts--you'll want to make some for your own kitchen, and some to give as gifts!
Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth. “I’ve learned that we all have different associations with color words,” Sundberg told Bored Panda.“For example the color …