When you homeschool your children you've got the flexibility to make an educational curriculum more suited to their requirements. In many cases, children have been staying up later than the standard bedtime for school, sleeping late in the early hours, and of course aren't on any schedule. Most children will begin to talk more openly once they're distracted with something to color. They enjoy coloring and you can find many downloadable coloring pages on the web that have images related to Holy Communion.
Beyond the skill of holding a crayon or pencil properly, learning to keep the lines drawn on the coloring pages is another example of fine motor skills. This is a more advanced concept, and may well take several years for the child to fully be able to accomplish, so only positive comments should be made on your youngsters coloring attempts in this regard. It is better to have them enjoy coloring and want to do it often then become discouraged by negative feedback and harsh criticisms. Christian parents can easily find many free Bible coloring pages online. Even if your family is not religious it is important for children to understand religious concept, icons, and events from the Bible. This is an issue cultural education, not just a moral foundation. In a broader perspective these images can be used as a starting point for conversation on moral topics in general. Of course coloring pages depicting Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and even Humanist principles are freely available online. Beyond these simplistic and often jingoistic sources, a foundation for a broader moral education can be found if parents use a little creativity in their search. Many state government departments offer free couloring sheets promoting good citizenship. For example the State Department of Environmental Protection might offer activity pages promoting keeping the environment clean. Other important civic and moral lessons that can be taught via coloring are sharing, loyalty and self-discipline.
The coloring sheets related to Bible and others are easily available over the internet. They are available from different sources. As you enter the site you will find hundreds of such pages that are meant for printing. Just click on the image you wish to print. A new window opens you find the full view of the pages. Now go to the option Print in the File Menu and command ’Print’. The printer connected to your computer or laptop would print the page/s. Once you are done, close the window. It is that simple. You can find hundreds of such useful coloring pages with biblical themes, alphabetical games and more variations for preschool kids. However mind that you would need good configuration of system and good printer quality with perfect cartridge for fine print quality. Also make sure that you command the fine print or best print for your printer while printing the biblical pages for best results and perfect line drawing.
If you have very young children you may be placing them down for an afternoon nap. Older children can spend time with entertaining themselves with this fun activity. Then they won't be creating noise that can make it harder for the little ones to get the rest they need. You can print out just a page or two at a time if you like. Many parents like to print out enough to make small coloring books. It is faster than you think and a great gift that you can give to your child. Plus, you can feel great knowing that they will be using the pictures that they really like. As their parent you already know what will appeal to them the most and make them very excited.