Published at Wednesday, January 15th 2020, 04:35:37 AM by Lieke Cornelissen. Coloring Pages. The act of coloring can help to improve motor skills in young children. The actions, motions and precise grip involved in coloring can aid in the development of the muscles of the fingers, hands and wrist. Fine motor skill development can help children write more skillfully as well as manipulate small objects. They can then build on these skills to become better typists and more adept in sports and other activities.
Published at Friday, January 24th 2020, 01:32:07 AM by Leola Mallet. Coloring Pages. Therapy – for many people (myself included) coloring is therapeutic. Regardless of whether it’s scribbling, or coloring the ”best picture ever”, coloring can be a way to de-stress, after a busy morning of school work, wind down, and calm down, after the stresses of a day at school or work.
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 13:04:17 PM. Coloring Pages By Tallis Lemoine. Regular coloring also improves confidence in your young kids. Completing a coloring sheet gives your kids a sense of accomplishment, which builds their self esteem and confidence.
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 12:50:17 PM. Coloring Pages By Nicola Gomez. When testing to measure improvements in psychological outcomes, a study concluded that ”Coloring participants showed significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms and anxiety after the intervention. We conclude that daily coloring can improve some negative psychological outcomes and that it may provide an effective, inexpensive, and highly accessible self-help tool.”
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 12:24:57 PM. Coloring Pages By Fanetta Louis. It’s well documented that using light-emitting electronic devices prior to going to bed delays the circadian clock and suppresses levels of Melatonin (a sleep-promoting hormone) which results in more time required before falling asleep. Most of us are guilty of using such devices in the evening so if sleeping is an issue, replacing devices with coloring books can be beneficial.
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 06:32:08 AM. Coloring Pages By Susanne Jacquot. For this reason it is quite important to choose colors appropriate for children. Using an intense red color in the room, of an anxious child, or dressing them in red clothes or giving them a red rucksack could make him/her even more restless and tense. The same holds true for very active children as well.
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 06:27:10 AM. Coloring Pages By Margaux Aubry. Milestone – This is the last little ”importance” of coloring that I will mention for now, and that is that coloring in the lines is a milestone, a sense of accomplishment, the first step towards a successful academic career for many children. For many children coloring in the lines is just as important as counting to 10, counting to 100, reciting the alphabet, learning the multiplication facts, and so forth. It’s a milestone that says ”yes I can” do whatever I come across, and it provides children with pride, a sense of self worth, and helps them to feel accepted in a society that is often quick to judge, and slow to respond. This sense of accomplishment will carry them through life, and help them not to give up so easily, when something new comes along.
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 06:18:06 AM. Coloring Pages By Leola Mallet. Coloring is becoming accepted within a University setting as a tool for students to maintain focus. Theresa Citerella, a student studying art therapy at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. said that “A lot of my fellow graduate classmates bring these coloring books into the classroom setting as a tool to focus more on lectures.” She explained that more professors are beginning to welcome this behavior. “For my internship, I find the clients who are fidgeting and cannot sit still ask for coloring in books in order to concentrate on group discussions.”
Published at Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 06:09:33 AM. Coloring Pages By Berneen Lesage. The act of coloring is likened to meditation or mindfulness in that it gives people something else to focus their attention on. When the brain is focused on a simple activity that takes us outside of ourselves and with a predictable outcome, it’s able to relax.