Why Colouring-in?

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Colouring-in is fun, relaxing and has a number of benefits!

So why is colouring-in so important? Colouring-in is proven to be beneficial in many ways for both children and adults, and is often considered an important part of a child’s development.

As well as proving to be relaxing and a fun recreational activity there are a number of other benefits:

  • Improves concentration.
  • Develops basic motor skills and coordination.
  • Encourages creativity and allows children to express themselves!
  • Educational, pages can be designed around various educational themes but can be presented in a way that is fun and engaging!
  • Encourages interaction, often children will socialise with each other whilst colouring in.
  • Therapeutic and calming, engages and occupies children.


So whatever your age, grab a keeko colouring sheet, a crayon and get colouring!