I grew up during the time of doodle art - remember those? You got a pack of felt markers and elaborate black line drawings on a number of themes. I would spend hours coloring these in! Little did I know then that coloring pages were a benefit to my well-being. Before the road trip take the kids to the stores so they can pick out their road trip coloring books and other activities. This is an even better choice because the kids will settle beforehand which type of activity is most interesting and the best for them. Tell them that you'll hold onto the items until the road trip and they'll spend the time until the trip in anticipation of playing with their new toys. They'll be that much more likely to stay involved with their coloring books and crayons on the trip rather than on each other, so you'll be that much more relaxed while on the drive. Instead of purchasing coloring books from art stores, simply use the internet to look for your child's favorite cartoon or any movie characters. You could try to look for categories, like Disney Characters, Princesses, Barbie or alphabets. The kind of coloring books that your child prefers. With such, there is an endless selection in which you could choose from.
In my household using Hello Kitty coloring pages is one of my kids most cherished activities. I think this is great as it is so low cost and easy to keep them entertained. Few activities for kids are as stress-free, that's for certain. In the modern busy world, this hobby is a calm oasis. Personally I enjoy the quiet moments that coloring brings. It is a welcome break from all the music and shouting that is so common with youngsters. Hello Kitty coloring pages especially continue to be one of the most popular and demanded by little ones of all ages, especially with young girls! Long road trips can be a big hassle, especially when you've got a couple of kids in the backseat fighting with each other, and they'll definitely need some distractions like coloring books, crayons, and coloring pages. Average eight hours a day of driving and negotiation with the kids to stay calm in the backseat and its enough to make you not only stressed out, but even sick. For young digital artists, online dino paint programs where you can paint prehistoric scenes are fantastic fun. Create a picture from the Jurassic era! This is a great activity for kids. All children love coloring books and printable coloring pages too! Even when they are very young and can't quite color within the lines, they still enjoy the time spent with crayon in hand. If all of your coloring books are all colored and your child is eagerly waiting to create their next picture, go online and get some printable coloring pages.
Another idea is to take the cut out characters and add them into a new scene of your making. Get a bigger blank piece of paper and stick them in to make an action packed scene, or as my youngest calls it, "A Party!". No matter which direction you take it, Winnie the Pooh coloring is going to be a huge hit. This is a type of activity you can save for your own children as well as for others that visit your home. You will also be impressed from time to time when the older kids want to sit down and do one of these coloring pages as well. It is something that they remember from being a child and that they want to be able to enjoy to get a break from what is going on in their life at that time. Very young children don't know the places where they are not allowed to draw and might do their coloring on the floor, walls, furniture and so on; apart from that they like tasting everything they hold in their hands like crayons, markers or paints. That's why they require continues supervision. But older children can work independently, giving you lots of free time, although they also enjoy a parent coloring along side them. Every child also likes to be appreciated by his parents. In this case we recommend to post children's best creative masterpieces in a prominent place in the house. It will give more confidence to your kids. You will also find very large Pooh The Bear coloring books out there. They are huge - and look like very large books. Your child will find it takes hours and hours to complete just one page. You can even color it with them as a great activity for you to spend some relaxing time with them where you can both have a great time. If you need some coloring pages in a hurry go online. You can print out a few single pages so that you don't have to go to the store to get a coloring book.