Yvonna Durand December 26, 2019 Coloring Pages for Toddler
Make a garden, a mountain, river with boats, fishes and a wide mouthed crocodile. Draw a star, sing a rhyme on astronomy and let your child color all the pictures. Clap hard and praise well ignoring the mess. Draw an edge for them near the outline and tell them to color the hair in black, brown or golden. They will slowly become independent and present you a colored picture for approval. Outline alphabets, balls, houses, blocks and get them to know about magenta, turquoise and ash blue. Mix colors for them. Teach them to count and recognize words but end the revisions with coloring.
Other than this, again, these printable coloring pages will help develop your child's finer motor skills, such as eye-hand coordination etc, and will also help develop their concentration and determination towards completing a given task in an adequately satisfactory manner. They will also learn a lot of concepts through the means of these printable coloring pages.
One need not be a painter or blessed with a artistic bone to teach the child to color. Invest your time and be with the child. Toddlers have keen interest in colors. Water colors are best for holiday recreation. Get to a family 'painting Sunday' in the garden and have your breakfast along with coloring. Each person needs to color a picture. Ready pictures are available in animal prints, vehicles, body parts and cute daily life activities.
Some of the developmental benefits of coloring are mentioned here. Increases concentration, coloring inadvertently makes your child focus on the activity he is doing. He needs to concentrate on the movement of his color stick and what result his coloring is leaving on the paper. Develops gross-motor skills, the activity requires a child to coordinate their eyes and hands movement. They eventually learn to hold the pen and control its movement in a manner that the color does not go beyond the outline.
The world of web has been really blissful in these matters. You can find ready made alphabet coloring pages in hundreds of styles and colors. The use of these coloring sheets is perfect to teach preschool children the alphabets and also make them read and write them in proper fashion. The coloring sheets make perfect alphabet games as they come in funny shapes or associated with things children love like dogs, monkeys, fairies, flowers, garlands, cartoon characters and others.
When we buy a rattle for a child, they are intrigued by the color and sound of it. Flying objects like a silly cloth hanging on the clothesline attracts their attention and they are often found squealing at the curtain or moving colourful items. Once the motor skills are achieved, probably by the age of two, it is the best time to introduce them to the colourful world.