The character’s name comes from two sources: Peter Llewelyn Davies, one of the five Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired the story, and Pan, a minor deity of Greek mythology who plays pipes to nymphs and is part human and part goat. This is referenced in Barrie’s works (particularly Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens) where Peter Pan plays pipes to the fairies and rides a goat. The god Pan represents Nature or Man’s natural state in contrast to Civilisation and the effects of upbringing on human behaviour. Peter Pan is a free spirit, being too young to be burdened with the effects of education or to have an adult appreciation of moral responsibility. As a ‘betwixt-and-between’, who can fly and speak the language of fairies and birds, Peter is part animal and part human. According to psychologist Rosalind Ridley, by comparing Peter’s behaviour to adults and to other animals, Barrie raises many post-Darwinian questions about the origins of human nature and behaviour. As ‘the boy who wouldn’t grow up’, Peter exhibits many aspects of the stages of cognitive development seen in children and can be regarded as Barrie’s memory of himself as a child, being both charmingly childlike and childishly solipsistic.
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.
As mentioned previously, the most popular coloring books offer cartoon heroes and animals. Little ones adore cartoons and domestic pets, therefore, every kid will love interesting coloring books which might differ in complexity. Some color printables feature 2-4 colours and figures, whilst you can get more complicated book types as well (more than 10 hues). Using games in education proved to be a professional approach across the world. Furthermore, fathers and mothers might use color by number pages outside school to get ready kids for kindergarten. The biggest benefit of this approach is that children like it! It's also possible to inspire your kids by giving prizes and rewards for picking the appropriate colors.
Coloring Pages of Disney. Mostly kids know about the Disney pages and cards, thus happily buy from the stores, to affix on their coloring notebook. Who is your child’s favorite star? It may be Donald or Minnie. Crazy to think our parents grew up watching their shows, we do too and now our kids continue the tradition. They really put family values first. So you can always count on Disney coloring-pages to cheer kids up. Even if they aren’t big into the classic characters and might prefer to see the hot new characters. If so then you should try and get some Buzz Lightyear or maybe Tiger.
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.