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5 Essential Benefits of Mindfulness Colouring For Children

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Are you looking for an activity that you and your child can do together?

Something quiet and calming...

This might be your answer...

Mindfulness is a relatively new term in the "west" and is used a lot in schools and therapy.

Mindfulness is the act of living in the present moment. It is actually an ancient practice that was introduced to Western culture in the late 1960s.

Colouring is a therapeutic and meditative practice that can be used to increase emotional intelligence. It has also been shown to provide many more benefits to both adults and children.

Colouring for kids is a way for them to practice mindfulness by focusing on what they are creating while colouring. Most children cannot or will not meditate but mindfulness is nearly as beneficial and most children love to colour.

In this post, we will delve into 5 essential benefits of mindfulness colouring for children.

Please check out my mindfulness printables which you can download and enjoy today!

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5 Essential Benefits of Mindfulness Colouring For Children

#1  Help Children Cope with Stress and Anxiety

Children are more susceptible to stress and anxiety because they have a limited understanding of the world. Mindfulness is a technique that has been proven to help children cope with stress and anxiety.

I know it is difficult to do this all the time and we have a lot on, but it is important for parents to learn how to cope with their own stress so that they can teach their children how to manage theirs. Kids are more likely to deal with their emotions if they see their parents doing the same thing. Results in previous studies show a significant decrease in test anxiety and a significant increase in state mindfulness following mindfulness colouring

Mindfulness is a simple way to help children cope with stress and anxiety.

#2 Enables Children to Develop Self-Awareness and Connect Better with Themselves

Drawing is an effective way for children to express their thoughts and emotions, to explore new ideas, and to develop self-awareness.

Drawing is an excellent way for children to express themselves. It enables them to explore their thoughts and emotions, while developing self-awareness. Drawing can be a form of mindfulness for kids. It provides the opportunity for them to step away from the world around them and focus on themselves in a non-judgmental manner.

Drawing is an effective way for children to develop self-awareness, explore new ideas, and express their thoughts and emotions. Drawing can be a form of mindfulness that provides kids with the opportunity to step away from the world around them without judgment.

#3 A Powerful Tool for Parents as well as Educators to Nurture their Child's Creativity

Drawing and painting do not only help children develop their creativity but also teach them to become more mindful. Some studies show that these activities can help children with their attention span, problem-solving skills, self-esteem, and social skills. Mindful drawing and painting exercises are a great way to nurture your child’s creativity.

#4 May Help Alleviate Symptoms related to ADHD/ADD Disorders or other Learning Disabilities

Mindful painting exercises and mindful drawing exercises are great ways to relax and create art. Not only do they help with symptoms related to ADHD/ADD disorders or other learning disabilities, but they also have been shown to increase focus and concentration during the day.

Colour therapy is one of the most popular ways that people use to relieve stress, anxiety, depression, or even just to feel better. It doesn't matter if you're an artist or not - colour therapy can be done at any skill level.

#5 Increasing Positivity and Emotional Awareness

Creative activities like colouring are often used in therapy to help children with mental health problems. But it’s not just children who can benefit from these activities. Adults can also use them to get creative and improve their mood while reducing stress levels. Research with youth has shown promise for the effectiveness of mindfulness-based programs in schools to improve attention and executive functioning, bolster social-emotional resiliencies, and help teachers and students manage school-related stressors

This is because colouring is a form of mindfulness that helps us focus on the present moment and take some time out for ourselves. It helps us be more aware of our thoughts and feelings, which in turn makes us more relaxed and able to cope better with difficult situations.

Conclusion: Why Make Your Child's Day with a Colourful Activity?

The benefits of mindfulness colouring are endless. It provides children with an opportunity to be creative and express themselves through art. Colouring is also a good way for kids to release stress and relax by engaging in an activity that they enjoy doing.

Colouring is not only an enjoyable activity, but it can also have some great benefits such as reducing stress and anxiety levels, improving moods and even boosting creativity.

Colouring books are not just for kids anymore. They are now available for adults to enjoy too!

I am working on increasing my mindfulness colouring collection but I also have a free printables page which has heaps of motivational resources you can download for you and you children.

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