Exploring Purple Mash


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Purple Mash Paint Projects offer a broad variety of online colouring facilities over a range of popular primary school/Early year’s topics, for instance: animals, celebrations, fairy stories, food, homes, transport plus many more. Here is an example of the Fairy Tale Writing Projects and a Paint Project:

Here is an example of one of the Minibeast paint projects which links well to symmetry; as the child designs their beast, it automatically makes it symmetrical. The paint also offers a variety of colours, textures and brush sizes.

invent a minibeast - symmetry
Pictures can be printed or saved; electronic versions could be uploaded onto class blogs or into electronic learning journeys such as Haiku Deck.


This icon leads you to a selection of stories that can be watched or retold. They offer fantastic child engagement and also plans and resources to use within your class e.g. play scripts, props, units of work.



Another area of Purple Mash that will come in handy  is the Celebrations and Faith area. I will definitely be using the Easter resources during my 2A placement:

Purple Mash offers such a vast bank of resources and ideas that it will probably be my first port of call if I am struggling for an idea! Further PurpleMash facilities have already been explored in the Manipulating Media Post.

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Hello, I'm Hayley. I'm a student teacher, in my final year and I can't wait to get my own class to try all these creative ideas out. Please feel free to share your thoughts and further ideas :)

2 thoughts on “Exploring Purple Mash”

  1. Hi Hayley, Purple mash looks like a really useful resources which I have not even looked at myself. I think it will come in hand on my placement and therefor will be trying it out myself!

    1. Hi, I’m glad my post has influenced you to explore Purple Mash as it does provide an endless bank of great teaching resources for a broad variety of topics and subject areas. Enjoy! Hayley.

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