Nathalee Layna. Coloring kids. July 16th , 2021.
Basford, a Scottish commercial artist doing a lot of intricate black and white patterns for wallpapers, beer bottles, wine labels was originally asked to do a children’s coloring book but she convinced her British publisher to have her do an adult coloring book since her clients enjoyed coloring in her patterns. Well, we all know after two million copies were sold, Johanna found a new niche for adults to enjoy worldwide.
It not just increases concentration skills, hand eye co-ordination and the picking up of colors, it is also a great chance for us grownups to get some quality time with our children. It is just so enjoyable to give feedback as your youngster gets more practiced and better at staying between the lines, or coordinating the correct colors to the right area on the character on the page.
If you are a school teacher or just a busy parent, Thanksgiving color pages can be a lifesaver when you are looking for a way to keep your child occupied for a certain period of time. You can find holiday pages in many places on the Internet that are free for download directly to your printer.
Today’s children still love coloring just as much as the Old People used to when they were children. In addition to this fact, it’s now known that coloring is a wondrous pre-reading activity which helps children develop the hand-eye coordination they’ll need for learning how to write. Parents who encourage the use of children’s coloring pages are also encouraging an array of other development skills including decision making, patience, persistence, and creativity.
Along with the coloring books you’ll need to add a package of crayons. There are a variety of crayon packs to choose from, jumbo crayons, metallic, neon, minis, and the basic four pack of red, blue, orange and green. You can also include gel pens, chalks and markers for the kids to use in their coloring books.
In summary, coloring for adults appears to be a growing past-time that allows adults to relax and unplug from the stress in their lives, by engaging in a hands-on activity that involves minimal commitment and maximum nostalgia.
As already mentioned free coloring pages are a great way to teach your child all sorts of things, numbers for example. There are different ways this can be done, one way would be to simply have the number somewhere on the page, such as the number 10, and then somewhere else on the page would be an object or animal cleverly twisted into that number. There could also simply be 10 of something on the page, you can get your child to color the page in and then count out how many apples for example there are, which will obviously correspond to the number on the page.
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