Hey parents, did you know coloring is good for you? Yep, coloring isn’t just for children. Grownups and adults can benefit from coloring designs and challenging patterns. Crayola just releases adult coloring pages and you can print free samples of these challenging coloring pages online. Get your grownup gestalt art therapy with free printable coloring pages for grownups!
Many sites offer free printable challenging coloring pages created for a grownup. And parents, don’t worry about looking at adult coloring pages with your children present. By adult, they don’t meant “dirty” coloring pages. These coloring pages are just more challenging designs that require grownup fine motor skills. Some older children could very likely be able to color these designs and pictures. (Maybe better than their parents who have poor concentration, shaky hands and failing eyesight from raising kids!) More than anyone, a grownup needs art therapy!
Seriously though, challenging coloring pages and designs are great gestalt art therapy for parents. Gestalt is an integrative construct where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Coloring may seem like a simple, even juvenile, act. But the benefits are very grownup and go way beyond crayon and coloring page. Parents, coloring reconnects neuron synapses that daily life pressures disconnect. It fills in the gaps and brings a soothing unifying calmness to the brain. Karen’s Whimsey offers many vintage images that are in the public domain. Use these lovely free printable challenging coloring pages as gestalt art therapy. The pictures come from classic literature, fantasy, world religions, retro coloring books, mythology and more. Each is detailed and challenging.
Edupics is a great resource for free printable educational coloring pages for children and adults. Men and boys may like the coloring pages of military, vehicles, vessels, aircraft and tools. There are coloring pages of famous people in history and celebrities. Teachers, parents and homeschool families might use these free printable adult coloring pages for lesson plans. Coloring designs and challenging images is gestalt art therapy in that it teaches and enlightens while exercising eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills.