If you like coloring to take a break, you have to accumulate a lot of finished coloring pages. The only problem is that they stay closed up in their books, making it easy to forget about the ‘happy hours’ I spent working on them. In an effort to change that, I’m sharing some creative ways to re-purpose and display a finished coloring page!
So you are fed up with a run of mill coloring books and want to tap into the rich seam of free coloring pages that you can find online, but how do you print them? Well, you just found your answer
Step 1 – Find a Coloring Page. In the easiest step of all, you have easy access to a variety of coloring page styles and subject matter. Find a theme that catches your eye, click the download link and a pdf version of the page will be delivered straight to your computer.
Step 2 – Paper. You've got your page, but what kind of paper do you print on? Well, as a first-timer any paper will do just to get you started – but quality matters, and after a while, you will find that the type of media you use to color your pages will dictate the type of paper you need to print on.
Step 3 – Print. Once you have downloaded your page to your computer it is a case of printing.
Colouring allows the fear center of your brain to relax, thereby relaxing you – and not just while you are coloring. Giving periodic rest to your amygdala actually decreases your overall stress. Coloring is a meditative practice you can schedule for free time, making it suitable to retrain your amygdala to respond less harshly to stress. Coloring has a de-stressing effect in the simplest words, so we focus on it and not on our problems while we concentrate on a specific task.