Well, apparently they were back then and still are today for people of all ages.
The net, activity booklets in dollar stores, family restaurants, or even sometimes at public libraries are sources of coloring pages, simple black and white drawings most commonly of cute cartoon characters.
I can recall vividly my father introducing me to coloring in sheets as a hobby, and now I am doing the same with my child. Never mind how the world changes, our children nowadays love to color in just as much as we did when we were young. Kids love to show off what they can do by using their paints on the coloring sheets you give them.
Communities for coloring pages- most of the websites are offer fundamental coloring pages for kids that could be printed off and be colored. Others actually create the interactive coloring pages that need children to work on their computer and color images. Unlike with the basic sites, interactive coloring pages are frequently found on more of the complex sites that act as the full-fledged community.
It is imperative that you take care of children intellectual development. Children really like online games but despise studying quite often. At the same time, the years as a kid tend to be the ideal period of time to study. And so, it is a good initiative to mix different games and the learning process. This way your daughter or son may enjoy some exciting computer games and also discover some new stuff. Children don't like studying mathematics because it is too difficult. But the great thing is there is a solution to this challenge. These days you can buy many different color-by-number video games, which may be fairly effective.
Some cool crayons that you can find are the metallic or glitter ones. Kids love playing with the new media that manufacturers are coming out with these days. Gel pens are even good for the kids to play with. Hopefully you'll put a blanket down in the backseat so that the kids won't get ink or crayon wax on the upholstery while you're driving.
These sites are easy to find on the internet and they provide the child with a chance to explore his creativity. He is all by himself to experiment and learn. The shapes and colors will keep him busy and his mind occupied in making the best use of colors and drawings. Once the drawings are printed he can take them along to his room or to some other part of the house that pleases him.