The advantages of coloring pages:
1) Self expression - coloring on a blank "canvas" (notepad), is a way for children and grownups alike to express themselves. You can inform a lot about the way a person is feeling by the images that they draw, the colors that they utilize, and so on. It is very important to give children a chance to express themselves, and not all children express themselves through words and through writing, lots of use art.
2) Color acknowledgment
3) Treatment - for many people (myself included) coloring is healing. Despite whether it's doodling, or coloring the "finest photo ever", coloring can be a way to de-stress, after a hectic morning of school work, unwind, and calm down, after the tensions of a day at school or work.
4) Grip/Control - lots of children find out how to hold a pencil, pen, marker, or colored pencil, by very first learning how to hold a crayon. The little muscles required for penmanship later begin to be developed while coloring.
6) Building motor skills
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 learn from coloring pages, with preprinted pictures on them, is how to accept boundaries. While a young child or preschooler may scribble all over a coloring sheet, with no respect for the boundaries (lines on the coloring page), as the kid ages, they will begin to appreciate those lines, and make an effort to color in between them. While I encourage blank paper coloring totally free expression as frequently as possible, for lots of preschoolers pre-printed coloring pages are their very first direct exposure to printed boundaries. This early direct exposure to boundaries in print, will be a substantial aid when handwriting time occurs, and the kid has to appreciate the boundaries of the preprinted handwriting lines on the paper.
9) Turning point - This is the last little "significance" of coloring that I will mention in the meantime, and that is that coloring in the lines is a milestone, a sense of accomplishment, the first step towards a successful scholastic profession for lots of children. For lots of children coloring in the lines is just as essential as counting to 10, counting to 100, reciting the alphabet, discovering the reproduction facts, etc. It's a milestone that states "yes I can" do whatever I stumble upon, and it provides children with pride, a sense of self worth, and helps them to feel accepted in a society that is frequently quick to judge, and slow to react. This sense of accomplishment will carry them through life, and help them not to give up so easily, when something new occurs.
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