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How to Make a Coloring Book for Kids
Have Your Child Color a Design with CrayonsClick thumbnail to view full-size
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Tailor Pictures to a Child's Interest
Deciding to make a coloring book for kids may seem like a simple task, because all you need to do is to draw a few sketches or designs and viola, you have a children’s picture in need of color. In essence, this is true; however, a coloring book becomes a special coloring book, when parents tailor the pictures to a child’s interest, growth and development.
Trace Your Child's Favorite Character from a Cartoon
There are many ways to make a unique children's coloring book. You can trace your child’s favorite picture by placing a see-through paper over an esteemed story book. This will create a sketch that can be colored with toxic-free crayons, and colorful pencils or markers. If your child is really talented you can have your child paint a coloring book picture with water colors. This will bring out the artist in him and one day your child may decide to go into this line of work and become a dramatic artist, for instance.
You can draw a cartoon character with a Sharpie Marker, and save the sketch in a software program like Microsoft Paint. You can also use the cartoon over and anew in diverse scenes you create for your child with Microsoft word. You can help you child to create a story that goes along with the picture and have a pharmacy such as CVS turn it into a keepsake book.
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Collect Pictures in a Binder
Alternatively, you can simply start by drawing shapes of circles, triangles, squares and rectangles on fresh sheets of paper. You can then collect these pictures in a binder that has a plastic cover. You can also draw appealing designs with the various shapes and teach your child the names of the shapes as well with the different colors; he chooses to color the unique images.
You can copy the pages of your child’s favorite picture book, and trace the pictures to create a treasured coloring book on ten pages of paper you fold in half to give you 40 pictures you staple or glue together. These art drawings can be stored in a small binder with plastic cover sheets. Once your child colorfully colors a nice picture he is proud of, you can then frame it, or hang their colored art picture in the kitchen, living room and their bedroom.
You can draw a few simple pictures and add dots that your child can trace over and color with crayons or toxic free markers and pencils. Make sure you create an appealing book cover with your child’s name on it. This personal touch will turn their favorite coloring book you create into something extraordinary. Your child will be ecstatic coloring your pictures, and bringing them to life, if you cut them out like paper dolls.
Stitch the Coloring Book
To stitch your children's coloring books, all you need is a piece of yarn threaded through a large plastic needle and four holes you puncture through the folded coloring book pages that were first creased in half. Pass the needle through the holes that are bunched together and voila, you have a personalized coloring book for your special child.
Doll Coloring Book for Girls
Cool Coloring Book for Boys
Does Your Child Love to Draw or Color?
Download Pictures from the Internet
If you are challenged in drawing, coloring book pictures, you can download a plethora of coloring book pictures from the internet, you can print and collect in a personal binder. All you need to do is Google search on the search phrase, free coloring book pictures, or you can click on the links below,
The potential of creating exclusive children coloring books is endless, and when your child is involved in the process of creating his personal coloring book, a cherished moment is shared.
Create a Kid's Coloring Book with the Touch of Your Finger
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© 2012 Sheila Craan