Coloring Is Therapy
Coloring activities are very beneficial for children to develop their fine motor skills, introducing your child to color early will help them learn to focus better as well. Children with special needs should be introduced to coloring early as well, even if your child can’t stay in the lines this still provides them many benefits with developing their skills. Even special needs children will improve their motor skills by coloring activities regularly, this is a very important part of preparing toddlers for when they start school.
- Improves Handwriting
- Hand To Eye Coordination
- Spacial Awareness
- Anxiety & Stress Relief
Toddler Recommended Activities
- Play Dough Cut Outs
- Prints From Different Shaped Blocks
- Leaf Imprints
- Sand Painting
- Foam Sticker Art / Painting
- Paper Photo Frames
- Bubble Wrap Painting
Toddler Coloring Kits
There are a nice variety of toddler coloring sets available on the market today, these are a very good way to introduce coloring to your toddler. You can purchase sets with crayons, colored pencils, and even markers to get your child started. Crayons are usually the best for a child’s first coloring experience, they are easier for their little hands to grasp and use.
- Coloring Book Kit For Toddlers | Includes Coloring Book, Colored Markers [Set of 12], Colored Pencils [Set of 10] with Sharpener [Non Toxic][Kid Safe]
- Large 70 Piece Stencil Drawing Kit and Over 260 Shapes
- 12 Sets Of Zoo Coloring Books and Crayons – Zoo Animal Party Favors Sets Includes 12 Coloring Books, 12 Boxes Zoo Animal Crayons
- The Train Fun Coloring Activity Packs with Stickers,
- Crayola Super Art Coloring Kit – Green
Free Printable Coloring Pages
Any family with a computer and printer can print free coloring pages for their child, this is very convenient plus cuts down your investment by only needing to purchase crayons, colored pencils, or markers whichever your child prefers. You can also purchase children’s art and craft kits for your child as well, these usually are for more experienced children with more advanced motor skills.
What Is On My Mind Today?
Introducing your toddler to coloring is their first step to many enjoyable hours of fun and building their motor skills, this activity is even beneficial for special needs children as well. Coloring with your child is an awesome bonding activity, I often colored with my sons and my nephews and nieces whenever I had the opportunity. This is a good anxiety relief strategy for children and adults alike, you can purchase special coloring books for yourself as well while you are shopping for your child.
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