Published at Saturday, August 15th 2020, 07:36:18 AM. Cartoon Coloring Page. By Abbey Trollope.
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. Coloring is proven therapeutic for some kids, especially if they do it frequently. They vent their feelings, frustrations and other emotions though coloring. An angry child vents out his frustration by scribbling over the picture of the sun or outside the lines.
No matter what your age, coloring is one of the best ways to promote creativity. Instead of relying on a well-trodden path, you get to choose the colors, and the picture that emerges is entirely your own. Stress Relief. The modern world is a stressful place to be, whether you are a working mom trying to make ends meet or a teenager trying to make the honor roll. Finding creative ways to reduce stress and live a calmer life is essential in such a world, and coloring books can help here as well.
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.”
Self-Expression – Some children like to express themselves through words, while some prefer to use art. If a child draws the sun, hearts and other cheerful objects, then he may be expressing content and satisfaction. Every person expresses themselves differently, and many children are visual in nature. Coloring is a proven therapeutic task for some children, especially if they do it frequently. They vent their feelings, frustrations, and other emotions though this art form.