By 5p1d3rm4n. Coloring Pages. At Saturday, November 09th 2019, 18:33:26 PM.
Coloring is an activity that helps children build the muscles in their fingers, hand and wrist which aids in manipulating small objects. Coloring in requires great attention to detail and precision to keep within the lines which gives children an opportunity to develop co-ordination.
When testing to measure improvements in psychological outcomes, a study concluded that ”Coloring participants showed significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms and anxiety after the intervention. We conclude that daily coloring can improve some negative psychological outcomes and that it may provide an effective, inexpensive, and highly accessible self-help tool.”
Coloring is also calming and therapeutic for kids, especially if they have no other outlet for unpleasant or confusing emotions. Even kids who fall into the “normal” range of emotional health can benefit from processing their feelings, frustrations and emotions though the simple but profound act of coloring.