Developing New Skills. It is very important for children to develop their fine motor skills. Most children do not even realize that by coloring they are accomplishing this task. Having children complete coloring projects and printable coloring sheets will help children with many skills that will be valuable later in life.
The net, activity booklets in dollar stores, family restaurants, or even sometimes at public libraries are sources of coloring pages, simple black and white drawings most commonly of cute cartoon characters.
The first coloring book, "The Little Folks' Paint Book" was published in 1879. Crayola introduced the crayon in 1903. And the average American child spends 28 minutes a day coloring and wears down about 730 crayons by the age of 10. Between parents and schools, roughly 2.5 billion crayons are purchased each year.
Everyone from the harried parent to party hosts have found coloring to be a wonderful activity to engage the children in, and since the advent of many wonderful technologies such as the computer, internet and the printer we have gained access to the world of printable coloring pages. At any point in time from the early morning to late at night a child can get on the internet and look for printable coloring pages to keep themselves entertained.
Tinkerbell coloring pages are a great gift for every occasion, from the birthday of your kids to Christmas or Easter. They are full of charm, popular to most little girls, and a great piece of collection for Disney fans.
It is little surprise then that Winnie the Pooh coloring pages have also became a firm favourite among children, and the sales of Winnie the Pooh coloring pages far outstrips the likes of other Disney characters. It should be noted that the term "Winnie the Pooh coloring pages" is something of a misnomer because currently, the Winnie the Pooh franchise is taken to include all of the characters, such as Tigger, Piglet, Christopher Robin et al.
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.