A big part of caring for a child is taking care to ensure the child's all_round development. You'll be surprised to find out that this can be achieved with minimal expenditure since there are plenty of resources available for parents and caregivers these days. Simple things such as coloring pages are available for free, or very inexpensively, and are extremely easy to obtain. It is very important to use them since they provide your child with multiple benefits. These benefits include:
• Improved hand and eye coordination as a result of learning to apply color within specified areas on the page. The muscles in children's hands and fingers are not fully developed but regular use of crayons and coloring pencils will develop these muscles. • Increased patience that comes from having to fill in colors carefully and to focus properly on the job at hand. Children also learn that the desired result can be obtained by putting in gradual and regular effort. The benefits of delayed gratification help build their personality as well. • Gaining an appreciation of colors and designs and to develop a fondness for art.