Summing It All Up – Coloring pages are more than just a rainy day activity. They can be a great teaching opportunity for children's motor skill, cognitive development and moral upbringing. As a parent, guardian or teacher of young children it is vital to make the most out this chance to fully engage the youngsters and help them fulfill their potential in a fun and creative manner.
You would think that after your child has completed their masterpiece that would be the end. Well it’s not over yet! Teaching your little one(s) to actually search for their own coloring pages introduces children to the Internet. By teaching them to do so your little one will develop hand eye coordination by using the keyboard and mouse. Their skills on how to search for the information that they are looking for will prove to be invaluable in latter years. Before long I’m sure your child will start to teach you a thing or two about the Internet that you didn’t know. Coloring pages are also a great party activity for your child’s birthday party. You can use your free coloring pages to have a coloring contest where of course everyone wins a prize as another fun activity. Keep in mind that these are coloring pages that you can keep in your kid’s scrapbook forever. This simple activity will become something that can be passed down from generation to generation.
Coloring pages can provide richness by providing pictures of numbers, letters, animals, and text, so that your child will broaden their knowledge in a number of areas. Your child will receive the greatest educational benefit when the coloring internet pages bring all of these elements collectively, such as when there is a picture of an animal with it has the name written on the webpage, or when numbers are shown with the name in the number written out, or even a two-sided coloring page with 1 side showing the standard, number or word, and the other side of the web page depicting an animal whose form resembles the letter or perhaps number on the previous webpage. Take for example a coloring webpage that has a number one, along with a giraffe that is reminiscent of a number one in it's shape. Your child does not only have fun coloring the number and animal, but their lesson will also include writing the number one and being introduced to a giraffe.
Since preschoolers love to color different things as much as older children, there are several websites that cater to this age with very simple patterns of butterflies. These are large designs that are easy for the youngest toddlers to color. These can be found on the internet and are available in PDF formats that can be downloaded and printed from either PCs or Mac computers. As the children get older and more experienced with their artistic talents, they become bored with the simple butterfly patterns for the younger children. There are also websites that accommodate this age group with butterflies that have significant more detail as well as help them learn a wider variety of colors and shades – and some feature different flowers and seasons. In order to keep the children interested in the art and beauty of butterflies, there are websites that provide more advanced butterfly patterns to be printed for the older children. These butterfly pictures are more meticulous, with additional backgrounds that the children can also color and to enhance their creativity. In addition to coloring books, there are other items for this age group to color such as bookmarks and posters.