Probably the easiest way to get a hold of pages for your kids to color is to print them out from websites online. There are plenty of sites that offer free downloadable coloring pages. Just search for "Christian coloring pages" or "Biblical coloring pages" in your favorite search engine, and you`ll find a bunch of results.
Coloring Builds Fine Motor Skills - Perhaps the biggest benefit children get from coloring pages of animals or their favorite cartoon characters is the development of fine motor skills. This includes learning the proper way to hold the crayon, marker or colored pencil they are using to draw with. When supervising young children learning how to color use gentle instructions to encourage them to hold the writing implement near the tip, cradled between the tips of their thumb, index finger and middle finger. Many children grab the crayon in their fist. Correcting this improper usage is an important first step towards real penmanship.
There is no doubt that visual learning plays a key role in terms of children's learning and development. In fact , visual teachings are generally regarded as one of the most important factors that add a lot to a baby's early growth and development. For the records, children are easily affected by what they see, feel, feel and participate more than just the actual hear. Visuals help them sustain and remember lessons taught. It also takes care of verbal miscommunication and in addition creates and retains their interest in a particular lesson. It is usually said that humans, especially youngsters tend to remember 10% of what they hear, 50% of what they see, and 85% of what they see and do. This underlines the importance of visual aids in learning and development of kids.
Secondly, there are the downloadable, printable coloring pages...organized into categories such as bird species, cat breeds, dinosaurs, dog breeds, generic animals, holiday & seasonal images, insects, medieval, mythical, music-related, ocean life, people and their jobs and wonders of the world. As you take a step down memory lane, specifically recalling your favorite childhood pastimes, I'm sure you, like myself, can remember the pure and simple emotions you felt while occupying yourself and your time with those activities.