When I was a young lad not a lot older than my son is now, I began using coloring sheets as an activity I could do with my father. I really enjoyed working on them but I also enjoyed the one on one time with my father and having something we could do together. So you can imagine how keen I am to continue this tradition and now begin having fun with my boy and some coloring pages. Check around at your local cheap shop for a 100 to 150 page coloring activity book and then carefully tear out the pages or cut them out. You will then see that this will give you one page with two pictures on it front and back. Get your child to pick through the pictures until they find one that they want to color in and let them go to it. When they have finished that picture turn it over and get them to color in the other side of the picture. This will keep them entertained for ages if they are tempted to just color one color then encourage them to make it more colorful because you something special planned for their picture once they have finished but they need to make it colorful. Arts and soccer can combine, now that there so many sites in the internet that can provide you soccer drawings. You can find your favorite character in the internet. For example your favorite soccer players, soccer team, cartoon characters, soccer signs or symbols, flags and logos. And parents download some of their child's favorite soccer characters or icons in white background and in black ink. Then their children put some colors on it. Kids are excitingly put some colors on it specially those kids who love soccer.
Many mums of today will remember and know Hello Kitty from their youth in the 1980s when Hello Kitty arrived in the western world and starting showing up on all sorts of merchandise such as bags, books and diaries. Over the years her popularity has grown and now generations later, our own kids are familiar with Hello Kitty and buy products with her image on. So why the fascination, and how can they help you? Encouraging Creativity. By having your children take part in coloring activities such as online coloring or printable coloring sheets you are encouraging their creativity. Helping a child develop their imagination and creativity will help them learn to express themselves. Some children may have a difficult time expressing themselves but as they continue to be creative they will often start to open up more readily. You can also add decoration to a bigger appliance box that should appear like the Sponge bob's Pineapple house or the Krusty Krab. Don't forget to cut a door so your younger child can play during the party. Every Sponge bob fan knows how much he loves to blow bubbles... but do they know this "special technique"? Supply each guest with a bottle of bubble solution. They can simply try the special technique or you can show a bubble blowing.
The theme: Coloring books generally have a theme of sorts. It might be that they are based on a Disney movie, or it is about animals, or vehicles, or something else. When selecting books for your children, remember that they will want to express their creativity, and will have a lot of fun with any coloring book, but will be more interested in a coloring booklet with a theme that appeals to them. Choose a color book that features their favorite characters, or the item of interest in their life. For example, if your little boy just loves trains, get a Thomas the Train coloring book. If your little girl is as girly as they come, look for the Disney Princess coloring book, or possibly Strawberry Shortcake. Now we have summer cocktail and beach coloring pages for summer, girl under the umbrella is for autumn. Every season is funny if you have a good coloring pages for that. And more often than not children want to watch TV or play games on the computer whenever there seems to be nothing else to do. Think about this, how often do you see children running around while playing outside? These days the answer is seldom to never are children playing outside. And there are many reasons for this too, it's often times just too dangerous for kids to play outside unattended. Coloring Away Your Stress and Anxiety:Rather than a fad, the surge in interest for adult coloring is more like a realization of how beneficial and enjoyable this hobby can be for adults across the board. For years, researchers have uncovered the benefits of art related enterprises as they relate to therapy for distressed and anxious individuals. Similarly, and more related to the stressed and overworked individual today, coloring an intricate design or an inspirational message can act as a soothing and therapeutic release for the individual partaking in the activity.