The Color Thesaurus, what a chart! Imagine creating this kind of chart by asking kids to determine what "colour" is a word. (We could them ask them to write a poem or a story and use that chart to see what colour it is.
Complementary (also known as supplementary or contrasting) colors are colors that sit opposite of each other on the Itten color circle. The combination of such colors creates a vivid and energizing effect, especially at maximum saturation.