Why Is Colouring Important For Preschoolers?

It helps them to begin developing the muscles in their hand which would help them in future for writing, typing and doing other works which requires our hand strength. Colouring act as a fun way for toddlers to not only enjoy but even give exercise to their hands and make them stronger.

Colouring is the starting way for teaching them how to hold a pencil and is like a basic step towards them leaning to write. colouring helps them to lean how to use tools for writing as colours are likely the first instrument which they use for drawing and so it is the building block for them to how to write in future.

Colouring even develops the creativity skills and stimulate the creative centres in their mind. It helps them to process colours, shapes and surrounding and learn more how to use their creativity and more knowledge of things around them.



Colouring is also a way to develop focus in your kids and act as an focusing exercise for them as in later stages of life they would need to focus on a specific thing while working, colouring can help in developing those skills in a very early stage in life.

Colouring even acts as a way of developing hand & eye coordination as the child learns to colour in specific arears and different colours in different places. It makes them comfortable in using more than one senses together and makes them happy when they are able to draw inside the areas and with correct colours.  

Colouring even creates a positive and an excitement for kids as they see something new and colourful picture that they have imagined coming to life which they have created on their own. It brings joy and happiness to them and makes them engaged in drawing more and becoming happy especially when they are encouraged and appreciated by their elders.

Colouring also acts as fun way for parents and teacher to bond with the kids. It helps parents know about the imagination of kid and how he thinks and even makes the kid happy about how he/she is able to spend time with elders.

Summary: The main reasons why kids are encouraged to colour in pre-school is to develop their hand strength. It helps them to begin developing the muscles in their hand which would help them in future for writing, typing and doing other works which requires our hand strength. Colouring act as a fun way for toddlers to not only enjoy but even give exercise to their hands and make them stronger.



Posted in Parenting on June 13 2019 at 12:52 PM

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