The benefits of coloring pages:
1) Self expression - coloring on a blank "canvas" (piece of paper), is a way for children and adults alike to express themselves. You can inform a lot about the method a person is feeling by the images that they draw, the colors that they utilize, and so on. It is necessary to provide children a chance to express themselves, and not all children express themselves through words and through writing, lots of usage art.
2) Color recognition
3) Treatment - for many people (myself included) coloring is healing. No matter whether it's doodling, or coloring the "finest photo ever", coloring can be a way to de-stress, after a busy early morning of school work, unwind, and cool down, after the stresses of a day at school or work.
4) Grip/Control - lots of children discover how to hold a pencil, pen, marker, or colored pencil, by first knowing how to hold a crayon. The small muscles required for penmanship later on start to be established while coloring.
6) Building motor abilities
7) Focus - Taking notice of a single task for a length of time is necessary for coloring and for all sorts of things throughout one's life.
8) Borders - Another thing that children gain from coloring pages, with preprinted pictures on them, is how to accept borders. While a toddler or preschooler might scribble all over a coloring sheet, with no respect for the borders (lines on the coloring page), as the child gets older, they will start to appreciate those lines, and make an effort to color in between them. While I encourage blank paper coloring free of charge expression as typically as possible, for lots of young children pre-printed coloring pages are their first exposure to printed borders. This early exposure to borders in print, will be a substantial aid when handwriting time happens, and the child has to appreciate the borders of the preprinted handwriting lines on the paper.
9) Milestone - This is the last little "value" of coloring that I will discuss for now, which is that coloring in the lines is a turning point, a sense of achievement, the first step towards a successful academic profession for lots of children. For lots of children coloring in the lines is just as crucial as counting to 10, counting to 100, reciting the alphabet, finding out the multiplication realities, and so forth. It's a turning point that says "yes I can" do whatever I come across, and it supplies children with pride, a sense of self worth, and assists them to feel accepted in a society that is typically fast to judge, and slow to respond. This sense of achievement will bring them through life, and assist them not to quit so easily, when something new comes along.