Coloring pages are also a fantastic way to engage the busy hands and minds of your fidgety kids on vacation trips in the car or by plane. You don't need to scratch your head over the children's entertainment during the rainy days or how to distract them at the doctor's waiting rooms.
She just loves to color in their dresses and jewellery and the more brilliant and extravagant she can make them the better. She has really improved with her hand eye co-ordination and creativity since she started regularly using these too. I always ask her to autograph her amazing works of art and I can see over time how much better her writing has become. I know I will treasure these momentos when I am older.
If kids enjoy learning from an early age, it should be a lot easier for them to learn other things in the future. I know from my own experience, that when I enjoy learning something new it seems a lot easier than when I am forced to learn something new. The emergence of the internet has simplified many aspects of our lives. One of these aspects is learning. It is much easier and quicker to transfer information than ever before.
Lobel’s writing and illustrations went through several phases in his career. His early works had a broad humor often in verse, a style that he would return to at other points in his career. In 1977 interview for The Lion and the Unicorn, Lobel explained that he wrote these books by imagining what children would want to read. However, as he continued to write, he realized the books he was writing didn’t have the “weight” to them he wished and that he was going to have to use tap into himself in order to create better writing. Following that epiphany, he began taking inspiration from his own experiences and emotions, and acknowledged that he was writing “. . . adult stories, slightly disguised as children’s stories. ” In the 1970s Lobel’s illustrations shifted from primary colors to a broader spectrum of pastel colors. The solitary individual, whether played seriously or for comic relief, was common in Lobel’s work, as were two people who were complementary. Lobel’s illustrations served to visualize the rhythm and emotions of the text in a way that could be “cinematic. ”