My Little Pony Coloring Book Pages
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The meaning of Coloring Books as well as their Uses
A coloring book is a book containing lines, images and also drawings which readers can paint and colour utilizing items like coloring sticks, crayons and pens, etc. Young children are the ones who mostly use coloring books, but of course, even adults have coloring books. Coloring books and coloring pages are made on cardboard sheets or papers. Some of the coloring pages are available individually or can be ripped off from the coloring books that are created to enable that. Some coloring books may contain a storyline that little children could follow, therefore the pages can’t be torn out of books. These days, it's very common to find coloring books of really popular cartoon characters or stories, such as The Little Mermaid Coloring Pages or My Little Pony Coloring Pages. These coloring books are utilized by huge companies as advertising materials and ways of popularizing new cartoons or films. Other activities available in coloring books and coloring pages are: puzzles, connecting the dots, and mazes and number games. There are also types of coloring books where little children can use stickers to stick on the pages and tell their own stories with them.
The History of Coloring Books
Coloring books first emerged in the US. The actual cause of the emergence of coloring books and pages was the process of democratizing art. Josh Reynolds, an English artist was the person responsible for this process. The other two educators who assisted this process were Johann Pestalozzi from Switzerland and the German Friedrich Fröbel who was his student. Different teachers and educators from all over the world knew the power of art and the value of teaching art to people, in particular kids. The development of cognitive abilities, problem solving abilities and social skills were all parts of benefit art provided. Educators assert that young children who are involved in art education can be expected to develop emotionally, mentally, spiritually and also socially.
The creators of the coloring book are the McLoughlin Brothers. In the 1880’s they created a coloring book called The Little Folk’s Painting Book. For this book, they worked with a lady called Kate Greenway, and they kept making coloring books until the 1920's. Following that, the McLoughlin Brothers became part of the Milton Bradley company. Another man credited for the progress of coloring books is Richard Outcault. Richard wrote a coloring book in 1907 called Buster’s Paint Book which included a character he had created in 1902 called Buster Brown. This book is what began the process of companies using coloring books as a means for advertising their products. At first, these initial coloring books were created for readers to paint and not color them. Surprisingly Enough, This Didn't Change With The Increasing popularity of crayons in the 1930's.
The Uses of Coloring Books in Education
These days coloring books are commonly used in schools for teaching kids about different things. From alphabets to numbers you can find coloring books pertaining to every topic. Little children find these books easy and more engaging than other ways of learning as images are easier to remember and memorize compared to only words. Images are also a great way of teaching groups and individual a new language. Not to mention using images to expand people's understanding of certain topics like geometry, which require visual assistance to help understand the theories. Coloring books for adults and graduate level students have been created since the 1980’s by big publishers who aimed to target these groups and educate them on physiology and anatomy, as these images with varied colors facilitated learning and memorizing also.