By Aranyu Soltesz. Coloring Worksheet. At Sunday, December 15th 2019, 20:44:23 PM.
According to color theorists, pictures help to stimulate memory and boost information recall. But this doesn′t mean printing and sticking‐up random pictures around the room; it′s the colors used within the images that help with the revision process. For example, an image of a sky will inevitably incorporate lots of blue, and the color blue is known to be calming and to boost creativity – both of which are important during revision. Or red, which is associated with adrenaline and correction, encourages both awareness and vigilance, in turn boosting memory and recall. Different pictures may be relevant at different stages of revision. Red may be more appropriate in the thick of revision, whilst your child is trying to absorb as much information as possible, whereas blue may be more beneficial in the days leading up to exams to keep stress levels low.
Coloring is a fine motor strengthening tool that many Occupational Therapists recommend and use in treatment sessions. Coloring is a resistive task that provides the small muscles in the hand to work the waxy crayon onto coloring sheets. When a child holds a crayon, they are working on the strength of the intrinsic muscles of the hand. Using broken crayons requires more work and is a greater strengthening task for kids who need to work on their tripod grasp. For more strengthening, encourage your child to color more resistive surfaces such as construction paper, cardboard, or even sand paper.
Mandala coloring books and apps are ideal for patients with many diseases including epilepsy and lower blood pressure. Individuals suffering from epilepsy have several limitations, but coloring mandala pages can help them calm down easily and promotes relaxation. Jerky hand movements are easily controlled by coloring these books and apps regularly. Such individuals can enjoy this activity as it reduces epileptic attacks. Coloring of concentric circles in mandala pages helps in maintaining blood pressure levels at normal.