A peaceful, productive way for a child to pass her time is a coloring book and a package of crayons; whether in a waiting room, in the car, at school, or other places. It can be a healthy imaginative release and, for numerous parents, a much-needed respite!
However, it is important to understand that using a coloring book for adults is not exactly the same as completing an art therapy session. While art therapy was first practiced in the 1940s, the first research on using adult coloring pages as therapy is generally believed to have only begun as recently the mid-90s.
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That goes to show that the images on the books should be simple to relate with and identify. In addition, stick to books that have easy coloring pages, which have well-spaced images for sample coloring and ensure you have enough crayon and coloring pencils to for all. You can have two kids on a book each taking a turn to color an image. It is a great way of teaching them the values of sharing.
Children tend to get very anxious around the holidays and it is understandable. Still, you may be looking for ways to help them pass the time. It could be too cold for them to go out and you may have lots of presents to get wrapped. With Spongebob coloring sheets everyone will be happy and have a great time. You won't be hearing them say that they are bored! This can also be a great way to keep the noise level down when you have very small children that need to take a nap.
Her cute and happy manner mean she is a great subject to color in. Its a very safe and wholesome image with plenty to fire the imagination of our children. She is soft, simple and round, made up of easy shapes and easy for our kids to grasp.
Our favorites are a special collection of free dinosaur coloring pages by Paul Stickland, author of the great toddler book Dinosaur Roar! These dinosaurs are full of character and a big hit in our house.