Kids these days are bombarded with so much technology it can be difficult to get them away from it. Be it TV, computers, games consoles, tablets, or phones, getting them away from screen-based activities can be a major challenge. But, it’s important to do so as it is widely understood that there are many benefits to your child’s development in reducing the amount of time spent on electronic devices which is why you need to ensure it’s something that you encourage regularly.
Colouring is one way you can distract them from screen-based activities. It’s an in is an excellent way for children to express themselves, develop their motor skills, relax. Colouring as a family is also a good way to enjoy quality time with other family members.
Benefits to a child’s development include:
- Developing fine motor skills
- Encouraging patience and relaxation
- Improving concentration
- Aiding colour recognition
- Preparing them for school
- Improving self-confidence
- Stress relief
- Promoting their creative side
There are so many benefits and a wide variety of colouring resources available, it’s something you should start to encourage from a very early age.