7 Big Benefits Coloring Provides for Kids
Why should kids color? It’s such a simple staple of childhood, isn’t it? Crayons, paper, and you are set for hours of fun. Or minutes of fun if you have a short attention span toddler. It is so simple.
But regardless of how long you spend on it, coloring is a really beneficial activity for kids of all ages. It is a perfect example of how sometimes the classic, low tech activities are best.
Recently Ben did a color by number, and I was amazed at how educational it was for him, and how fun! So I made some coloring pages that focused on two areas we have been working on, number sense and coding.
Here are 7 big benefits coloring provides for kids, plus how you can take it a step further with some free coloring pages.