If your child enjoys coloring, that's a good thing! Coloring is a great way to improve a number of different developmental skills. Fine motor skills and dexterity are required to hold and manipulate a crayon. If the child doesn't use her thumb and fingers to hold the crayon, break the crayon into small pieces. Coloring on a vertical surface using a small piece of crayon promotes a tripod grasp and finger flexion and extension, which are desirable!
Children can also learn about colors, shapes and other concepts when coloring. It's also great for attention span! For free coloring sheets, click on these links!
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