Drawing and Coloring Have a Million Benefits for Children
Many things parents and children can do to spend time together, one of them by making various works of art such as drawing and coloring. Moreover, drawing and coloring is useful for children’s development.
art or art is not only useful for free time alone because there are many benefits of drawing and coloring for children. Muti said, drawing and coloring in terms of motor skills can help coordinate children’s hands.
“Drawing can also stimulate the right and left brain. The left brain makes us more realistic, practical, and analytical. When balanced using the right brain, the analysis used can use empathy, intuition.[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”2″ display=”basic_thumbnail” thumbnail_crop=”0″]
The other benefits of drawing and coloring are as a means of communication and expressing yourself and feelings. Better children’s mental health can be obtained from drawing and coloring.
“When drawing, we just focus on these activities, so the problems experienced can be forgotten for a moment. In children, this can also make him relax facing various things. With the child’s art can also express negative emotions that can inhibit his mental development.
Like adults, children can also be stressed. The reason, there are internal and external factors. Mutia said, internal factors such as hunger, feeling sick especially for children with chronic illness, sensitivity to sound, temperature changes, and human density. Meanwhile, external factors include changes in family composition, divorce, quarreling, bullying, losing something valuable, or getting insistent assignments.
“The bad impact of stress on the physical child, the child becomes vulnerable to illness, infants at an early age experience stress, he is more prone to asthma. Because of stressed children emotionally unstable, irritable, there are behavioral problems, undisciplined, indifferent to parents, lazy “The psychological condition of a child is related to his development. If he is happy and stable, tends to be able to develop, achieve his goals, great learning ability, good relationships with others and good mental endurance,” said Mutia.
Present on the same occasion, Susana as Head of Marketing Division of Nutrifood said that drawing and coloring can be a place to hone children’s abilities and creativity. With art, children can also increase their intellectual intelligence and social ability.
“Through the HiLo school drawing competition with the theme of high growth, achieving dreams is expected that Indonesian children can reach their dreams and ideals by fulfilling their nutritional needs,” Susana said.