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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.
Next time you take a family road trip or pack for a family outing - try bringing a couple coloring books or printing out some coloring pages! You can find free printables here, number & letter coloring pages here, and tons more here.
This is something the whole family can do together - it's a fun way to unplug and be present with one another, while also building up your toolbox with an easy stress reliever and mindful activity.