Art and All Its Benefits

Great Drawing Prompts for Kids

Drawing Prompts for Kids, Kids Art Activities

In my last post, I talked about coloring books. Some adults feel that coloring books offer benefits, such as enhancing fine motor skills; but others feel that they inhibit creativity and confidence in children’s own drawing abilities.

Whether you keep a few coloring books around the house or not, drawing prompts are a great way to encourage children to use their imaginations, practice their drawing skills, and just have fun.

I’ve pulled together a few of my favorite free drawing prompts from some really great blogs. These creative drawing ideas for kids are great for rainy days, long car rides, and lazy summer afternoons. Continue reading “Great Drawing Prompts for Kids”

Art and All Its Benefits

Are Coloring Books Bad? The Coloring Book Controversy

Coloring Books for Kids

Who knew something so mundane and commonplace could be so controversial?

The Coloring Book.

They’re practically everywhere, and for the past several years, adults have taken up this childhood pastime as well. So are coloring books bad for children? Do coloring books stifle creativity.  Continue reading “Are Coloring Books Bad? The Coloring Book Controversy”