By 8u4hdz4k4r. kindergarten coloring. At Tuesday, July 09th 2019, 16:57:39 PM.
coloring in has an important place in child development and can easily be incorporated into a child’s day. It provides an opportunity to practice and develop many skills such as concentration, fine motor and coordination for early writing skills and correct finger grip. It also gives the experience of creativity, color awareness and developing a sense of achievement. All these learning benefits from the simple act of coloring in.
It’s well documented that using light-emitting electronic devices prior to going to bed delays the circadian clock and suppresses levels of a sleep-promoting hormone which results in more time required before falling asleep. Most of us are guilty of using such devices in the evening so if sleeping is an issue, replacing devices with coloring books can be beneficial.
Coloring is becoming accepted within a University setting as a tool for students to maintain focus. Theresa, a student studying art therapy at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. said that “A lot of my fellow graduate classmates bring these coloring books into the classroom setting as a tool to focus more on lectures.” She explained that more professors are beginning to welcome this behavior. “For my internship, I find the clients who are fidgeting and cannot sit still ask for coloring in books in order to concentrate on group discussions.”