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".
Well, apparently they were back then and still are today for people of all ages.
Believe it or not, there is now a way for children to create their very own iron-on transfers with some new technology that has been developed. The Magic Color Page is transfer paper that has been specially developed for kids. They can draw on this transfer paper just as if they were creating their own picture in a coloring book.
The first coloring book, "The Little Folks' Paint Book" was published in 1879. Crayola introduced the crayon in 1903. And the average American child spends 28 minutes a day coloring and wears down about 730 crayons by the age of 10. Between parents and schools, roughly 2.5 billion crayons are purchased each year.
Coloring pages not only enhance concentration skills, eye-hand coordination, color coordination and various other essential skills, they also give you some time to relax with your child. Moreover, coloring papers are so enjoyable and learning that parents give feedback of increased concentration among their children, better coordination of colors etc.
Nowadays the World Wide Web made simple getting necessary info. And coloring pages reap benefits of the Internet enhancement.
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