ANA'S LITTLE STAR COLORING BOOK FOR ADULTS
Adult coloring books are becoming very popular. In fact, there are clinical studies investigating the effects that a simple coloring activity has on the brain of an adult. No less an institution than Mayo clinic has taken time to inform us of the health benefits of this activity (see video below).
As of this writing (July 2016) there are reports of global shortages of—colored pencils! Two of the world's largest manufacturers of art pencils, Faber-Castell and Staedtler and Stabilo are seeing a double-digit increase in sales and are having to add shifts to keep up with demand.
Psychologists have likened coloring to meditation. The process allows the mind to focus on a single task, to step away from everyday problems, and to relax. Coloring the patterns in books is a terrific activity for care partners to share; a way to relax together.
Coloring Books As An Adult Activity
Art activities are a powerful tool in the fight to improve the quality of daily life for people living with dementia. Art is lively, expressive and non-verbal; providing an accessible outlet for creativity whilst stirring memory and enabling personal choice.
Bring 16 lovely blooms to life in this garden of exotic blossoms. Full-page designs, boldly outlined on translucent paper, include orchids, passion flowers, bougainvillea, tiger flowers, and other tropical delights. Place the finished artwork near a source of light to produce spectacular stained-glass effects.
|Title||Ana's Little Star Coloring Book for Adults|
|Author||Ana's Little Star|
|Dimensions||8.25" x 11.625" x 0.125"|
|Stage||Early Stage, Middle Stage|
|Number of Pages||32|