The repetitive, low-stress, and "no brainer" act of color lends itself to relaxation. The calming effects not only helps to reduce stress levels, but also can help to bring you back to your youth. Let's be honest. The Internet is quite possibly one of the best and worst inventions to come around in a long long time. With it, you get the good and inevitably, you get the bad. It can help make you more productive in life and it can also cause you to be highly inefficient. Now, before we get off on a rant here I should clarify, this article is actually going to be about free colouring pages. How you may ask? Well, the way I see it, free colouring pages epitomize how the internet can help parents. And although it may sound like a stretch, I'll attempt to connect the proverbial dots that add up to my colouring pages conviction. With a fairy coloring sheet it is even more wondrous! Here is a beautifully formed ethereal creature with pretty or flowing hair, a great outfit, gorgeous wings, right in front of you, and now there are decisions to be made. Now your heart is beating rapidly, your mind cannot help but search for the creative idea, as you choose your first crayon, or pencil crayon, or paint color, or even digital paint color. So now you have a color for what part of the coloring page? For the hair, the clothes, or is it the wings? Arts and soccer can combine, now that there so many sites in the internet that can provide you soccer drawings. You can find your favorite character in the internet. For example your favorite soccer players, soccer team, cartoon characters, soccer signs or symbols, flags and logos. And parents download some of their child's favorite soccer characters or icons in white background and in black ink. Then their children put some colors on it. Kids are excitingly put some colors on it specially those kids who love soccer.
Coloring books are where most kids start to develop their artistic dexterity. They are available relatively cheap, they are often related to cartoon characters or objects familiar to very young children. They provide guidelines for children who are learning to control their hand movements by "coloring inside the lines". Now I am too old to watch Spiderman cartoons on my own, which is why it is great that I can do so with my son! He's a great excuse for me to sit and relive my youth! Just like guided meditation, coloring allows us to switch off our brains from other thoughts and worries and focus only on the moment, helping to alleviate stress and anxiety. It can be particularly effective for people who aren't comfortable with more creatively expressive forms of art, like painting or writing. The participants who are more guarded find a lot of tranquility in coloring images. It feels safer for them and it creates containment around the coloring process.