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Coloring Books | #SELatHome

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Last week, we started a new segment of the blog called #SELatHome. It's where we take fun, #educational, and #therapeutic activities and show how they encourage social and emotional learning.

Today, we are looking at coloring books! A few years ago, coloring books had a resurgence. Not for children though - for adults! The benefits of coloring have been recognized by the Cleveland Clinic, the Wounded Warrior Project, and The American Art Therapy Association.

#Coloring helps encourage early childhood development skills such as fine motor skills, color recognition, handwriting, and hand-eye coordination, while also providing emotional and psychological benefits.

These include: