You can easily find the printable color pages that you are looking for with the links below, and every printable coloring page is free.
Your children will have a great time coloring in the pictures, but the lessons they'll learn using watercolors or crayons will put them on the path to success. Be sure to bookmark this site, as we are always adding new coloring pages. Have them pick the pages they want to color, and then follow the steps below.
Instructions for Printing These Coloring Pages
Once you find the free coloring pages you're looking for:
1) Select Print on your browser for the coloring page you want for your child. Select the full page option.
2) When you have completed printing the color pages you want, close the windows.
3) Hand your child some crayons, and let them have fun! Best case scenario, they'll want to come back for more!
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The Benefits of Coloring for Children
Children gain a number of benefits from coloring. If your child shows a lot of interest in this activity, that's great! You should definitely encourage them to do it as often as they want. Let's take a look at some of the benefits your child will get from coloring.
It will get them ready for school. While your child is in their first years of school, coloring will be a part of their school assignments. Teachers often use coloring pages to help teach children how to identify certain objects and to teach them about colors. Getting your child interested in or used to coloring before they start school will prepare them for their experiences later in life.
It will stimulate their creativity and imagination. By having your child color a drawing how they want, it will encourage them to use their imagination and creativity. There are many ways to color a lot of objects, so encourage your child to color them however they wish. If you want to push your child's imagination further, ask them to explain why they chose the colors they did. Or, ask them to make a story about what they just colored.
It will teach them patience and improve their concentration. Patience and concentration are essential skills. Once your child is in school, they will be expected to sit still for long periods of time and to focus on tasks. By having them color, they'll learn how to focus on a task and to sit still for an extended period of time. If you find that your child is struggling to focus on tasks or to sit still, consult their pediatrician. This could be a sign of ADHD or ADD.
It will help them learn colors. Learning colors is an important part of a child's development. By having them color, you'll be able to teach them the names of certain colors. If your child is colorblind, you'll be able to quickly identify it by exposing them to colors at a young age. Buy a pack of 96 Crayola crayons from the store and use that to teach your child colors. If they can learn all 96, they'll be in a great position as they enter school.