Coloring Away Your Stress and Anxiety:Rather than a fad, the surge in interest for adult coloring is more like a realization of how beneficial and enjoyable this hobby can be for adults across the board. For years, researchers have uncovered the benefits of art related enterprises as they relate to therapy for distressed and anxious individuals. Similarly, and more related to the stressed and overworked individual today, coloring an intricate design or an inspirational message can act as a soothing and therapeutic release for the individual partaking in the activity. If you haven't experienced Handy Manny yet then I can recommend you do so! First launched by Disney in 2006, this helpful handyman is a great role model for kids of all ages. As a parent I find it refreshing to have a positive character for my young boys to watch. Like all Disney programs for children there is no violence but what I enjoy the most is the fact Manny doesn't use computers. It is good to see a show that teaches the benefits of gaining real world skills and the rewards of having a trade. Some of kids' favorite soccer coloring pages are cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Daisy Duck of Walt Disney. Other cartoon character are like Smiley's, Sexy character like Betty Boop and other animated pictures that makes kid's enthusiast in soccer games. When children enter school, some of them have more trouble than others with simple tasks like writing and cutting with scissors. Children who have developed their fine motor skills tend to perform much better throughout their academic lives.
There are many fun games for your kids to play here as well. After your child picks a character from the group, they will then have the option to play such games as tic-tac-toe, connect the dots, activity book, piece together a jumbo size wall decoration, word find, and your child can even star in a Disney storybook, just by answering a few questions about themselves, and then print the story for a keepsake. No matter what the theme or the picture, all a child - or the young at heart - needs is the page and something to color with. Pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor paints, chalk. There are coloring books made specially to be used with water-colors, that come with their own little set of paints and brush, and have thicker pages. 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.