They say that there is nothing so beautiful in this world as a happy child. To raise a child filled with positivity, you must help develop their mind to be happy and healthy. But how do you nourish a child’s mind to be happy and healthy? One popular way is through arts and crafts activities such as these printable kids coloring pages that you can print and color for your children.
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The beauty of coloring is that it has a positive connection to the mind’s wellbeing. It develops the brain better and makes an individual brighter. To raise a happy child also means creating an environment for them where their happiness can flourish. Use these coloring pages as a fun time to bond with your children.
The greatest gift you can give to a child is your time so make it worthwhile! Bond with them through coloring!
Coloring for developing a healthy mind
One of the first activities a parent or guardian introduces to a child is art. It is the most popular one and also one of the most effective. Studies show that arts and crafts have such a positive impact on a child’s physical, mental and emotional development. Coloring for example has so many benefits to keep a child’s mind healthy.
Improve a child’s motor skills through the kid’s coloring page – As they fill in the colors within the lines, their focus and hand-eye coordination develop faster.
Develop their imagination and creativity – Allow your child to freely express themselves through coloring. Allow them to experiment and think out-of-the-box. This makes them more innovative and a lot wiser when it comes to problem solving and decision-making.
Teaches Color Awareness, Recognition, and Discernment – Introduce your kids to various art materials that they can enjoy coloring safely. Exploring various art mediums helps a child recognize different colors and textures. Let them color various coloring pages (vehicles, animals, mandalas, etc.) as it helps them to recognize living and nonliving things more. This expands their knowledge and is a fun way to learn new vocabulary.
Boost their confidence and make them have better self-expression – Letting kids express themselves freely is very important when it comes to their emotional well- being. Encourage self-expression through art by creative coloring. Allow them to explore various outcomes when it comes to coloring. This helps to make things easier for them to explore various activities and be more confident in handling challenges.
Let them enjoy coloring so that they have a life-long love for learning!
Creativity for Happiness
The best way to make children good is to make them happy. – Oscar Wilde
Through creative activities such as coloring, the brain develops better while having a fun-filled time. As coloring is shown to improve mood and stress, the mind functions healthier. One cannot have a happy and healthy mind when it is filled with negativity. Let your kids (and yourself) use coloring as a creative channel to distract yourself from unnecessary problems.
Color This Super Kawaii Unicorn for Some Fun Filled Positivity!
No child (and adult) can resist the cuteness and adorableness of these magical creatures! We have plenty more unicorn coloring pages that you can print and color!
The importance of nurturing your child’s mind to be happy and healthy
Good mental health is the key to enjoy a fruitful life and to cope with problems wisely.
With the world still in chaos, a child growing up in a pandemic is a lot harsher. Children are more anxious of their surroundings and the majority of kids all over the world are still restricted from going outside.
The emotional and mental negativity of this pandemic has drastically impacted everyone, especially children. Right now, it is even more important that we create a positive environment so that the negative impact of the pandemic would not affect them drastically for life.
One way to create a healthy environment for their mind to develop is to offer them a distraction from the emotional stress brought by the pandemic. Creative activities such as coloring is a great coping mechanism for parents and children as a way to ease some stress away. It is also a great way for everyone to have a good time while keeping the mind happy.
Introduce mindful coloring to kids: As they draw their attention into the present moment through coloring (meditating), this helps in lowering stress and anxiety.
Coloring mandala is one of the best ways for your child to practice mindfulness.
Through mandala coloring, you are not just raising a happy child but also a mindful child.
Coloring is for everyone and anyone to enjoy! Check out our other arts and crafts activity and new selections of coloring pages for a fun-filled good time!