By UntuN6T3ruS. Coloring Pages. At Tuesday, November 19th 2019, 11:57:52 AM.
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.
The preschool community tells us that coloring books are not best-practice nor developmentally appropriate as children lose their creativity and feel inadequate to the artistic process since their work is not up to the artist’s level. BUT I do agree with your points above…all those things do happen while coloring. But as a preschool teacher, and a teacher-trainer, I am expected to teach my big students that they are not to give coloring pages as learning activities. But if parents want to offer them, why not? Funny thing is that my big students LOVE to color and I will occasionally offer them (high school) coloring pages if they finish a test or project early.
If we consider mindfulness as encapsulating a state of open-minded, moment-to-moment awareness and involvement it is clear that these factors can also be attributed to the focus required when engaged in creative pursuits.