Chances are you've seen the adult coloring books and the claims that it's a therapeutic way to decrease stress in your life. While it's true, the claim that coloring reduces stress also is true for children. Kids can use coloring as a stress reliever.
Coloring does more than just entertain your child. It helps to increase fine motor skills and creativity, especially as your child is learning how to manipulate objects. Coloring also improves fine motor skills and creativity in older children and even adults!
Teaching your children about colors shouldn't be a complicated or stressful task. You want your child to learn the differences between colors, which helps to prepare your child for preschool and kindergarten.
Kids belong in nature; it's part of who they are and should part of their core education. Getting your kids out in nature enough might take some planning if you aren't used to getting outside. If you're wondering how to get your kids in nature more, here are some ideas.