In 1978, Californian businessman Garn Eckardt met Dallas lawyer Doug Adkins, and mentioned he was trying to raise capital to move an NBA team to the city. Asking for a possible partner, Adkins recommended him one of his clients, Home Interiors and Gifts owner Don Carter. Negotiations with Eckardt fell through, but Carter remained interested in the enterprise as a gift to his wife Linda, who played basketball while at Duncanville High School. At the same time, Buffalo Braves president and general manager Norm Sonju developed an interest in bringing the NBA to Dallas as he studied possible new locations for the ailing franchise. While the Braves went to California as the San Diego Clippers, Sonju eventually returned to Texas, and was introduced to Carter by mayor Robert Folsom, one of the owners and team president of the last professional basketball team in the city, the Dallas Chaparrals of the American Basketball Association, which moved to San Antonio in 1973 to become the San Antonio Spurs. Sonju and Carter tried purchasing both the Milwaukee Bucks and the Kansas City Kings, but disagreement on relocation stalled the negotiations, leading them to instead aim for an expansion team.
Even though coloring books typically aren't expensive, you will find they have plenty of pages that the kids simply skip over. With creating your own though, you can be certain every single page is going to be a hit. With single pages too each child can work on one of them independently instead of sharing the same coloring book.
That's what coloring pages and coloring books do for kids. They bring the imagination to life. They entertain kids bringing out creative and artistic talents. Yet coloring book pages can also educate kids, teaching them through various themes and concepts. Coloring book pages for kids are a classic, wonderful activity that they can enjoy endlessly.
Coloring pages can be a fun activity for children of all ages. There are many websites that offer free printable coloring pages for kids. You can also find coloring pages for specific themes, such as animals, holidays, and characters from children's television shows and movies. In addition to providing hours of enjoyment for children, coloring can also have educational benefits, as it can improve fine motor skills and help with the development of hand-eye coordination.
By sticking your kids arts around the house (usually the kitchen or playroom) you will also be subtlely showing how proud you are of their efforts and contributing to the building of their self-respect. As time passes and they see their progression it will also teach them that with practise and persistence they can get better at anything they put their mind to. After all, practice makes perfect.