Published at Friday, June 12th 2020, 11:01:19 AM by Berenice Berger. Coloring Pages. One of the things that convinced me about the benefits of coloring for adults is an article I read by an art therapist and psychotherapist who saw first hand the changes in her clients when she put coloring books in her waiting room. She echoes many who believe in the power of coloring. The following are some of the benefits I feel are most noteworthy to mention.
Published at Friday, April 10th 2020, 04:24:03 AM by Patience Schneider. 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 Friday, April 10th 2020, 04:35:52 AM. Coloring Pages By Isabeau Renard. The act of coloring can improve motor skills in your children. The motions involved in coloring like holding the tools and scribbling with crayon can help in the development of the tiny muscles in his wrist, fingers and hands. Fine motor skills help your children to write and manipulate small objects. This helps your children to perform better academically. Coloring helps to develop and strengthen the hand muscles, which later helps with activities like typing and lifting objects.
Published at Friday, April 10th 2020, 04:24:03 AM. Coloring Pages By Patience Schneider. Coloring allows children to express their individuality through color selection and medium. It’s interesting to observe how much pressure they apply, the color choices they make, and whether they color loosely or tightly. Everyone is different and so is each masterpiece. One study also showed that using coloring pages can increase the novelty and variety displayed in the pictures they create.
Published at Friday, April 10th 2020, 04:11:49 AM. Coloring Pages By Raison Thierry. 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 Friday, April 10th 2020, 03:58:59 AM. Coloring Pages By Sidonia Bailly. 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 Friday, April 10th 2020, 03:54:16 AM. Coloring Pages By Henriette Philippe. Adhering to boundaries is an important part of juvenile and adolescent development. Even if he or she becomes a renegade artist later in life, it benefits all children to start out knowing the rules before breaking away. Coloring sheets can help with anchoring a sense of structure and the need and benefit of having boundaries. Coloring also helps children to learn about lines, shapes, colors/hues, perspective, patterns and forms.
Published at Friday, April 10th 2020, 03:45:25 AM. Coloring Pages By Bernadina Boulanger. Children receive their first exposure to the color wheel by crayons, colored pencils and markers. They learn to tell the difference between green, yellow, red, pink and so on. Using different colors gives your children a chance to explore the different color combinations. It also teaches your children about lesser known colors. Children who learn early about color wheel have an easier time understanding the makeup and mixing of colors.
Published at Friday, April 10th 2020, 03:37:05 AM. Coloring Pages By Damiana Pons. The ability to complete a task successfully builds self esteem and confidence in young children. Coloring regularly and completing projects boosts a child’s sense of accomplishment and pride in themselves.