As already mentioned free coloring pages are a great way to teach your child all sorts of things, numbers for example. There are different ways this can be done, one way would be to simply have the number somewhere on the page, such as the number 10, and then somewhere else on the page would be an object or animal cleverly twisted into that number. There could also simply be 10 of something on the page, you can get your child to color the page in and then count out how many apples for example there are, which will obviously correspond to the number on the page.
It is believed that there is a greater possibility that you build your childs creativity whenever you expose him to the world of coloring. Nowadays, there are different selections of coloring pages available in the market which you can purchase for your child. You can even print it out of your computer which will save you a lot of money. One such is all about Dora the Explorer.