The Delta Record | Odd holiday: National Coloring Day

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National Coloring Day is an annual event celebrated every September 14. On National Coloring Day, celebrate by letting your imagination run wild and getting creative on paper with artistic mediums, such as crayons, crayons, markers, paint or oil pastels. ‘oil.

Coloring isn’t just for kids and is a great stress reducer. National Coloring Day reminds us to take time for ourselves and our minds. There are lots of ways to celebrate National Coloring Day, so just grab your favorite materials and get started!

Don’t have a coloring book? No problem, just use plain paper and go online to print free coloring pages. An interesting idea from National Today is to organize a coloring party to celebrate National Coloring Day. “People love parties and you can share the joys of coloring with all your friends on National Coloring Day. Buy crayons, coloring book with perforated pages and spread them on any surface Share crayons and socialize while you work!, National Today said.

Another suggestion from National Today is to donate art supplies. “It is unfortunate that over the past decade, schools have experienced reduced budgets for their fine arts programs. On National Coloring Day, make a difference by donating coloring supplies to your local school’s art program. Many libraries also offer after-school activities, and with your generous donation, coloring might just become one of kids’ favorite activities,” National Today said.

There are also many reasons to love National Coloring Day, including the fact that coloring promotes well-being, coloring is fun, and takes you beyond coloring books. According to National Today, coloring is a deeply beneficial hobby because it is both creative and repetitive. “It allows your mind to get absorbed in what you’re doing and let some of those high-level cognitive functions take a break. Coloring is also wordless, which also allows your language processes to breathe,” National Today said.

Coloring is also fun. Besides the benefits of reducing stress, it is a very creative and therefore enjoyable activity. Coloring can serve as a getaway experience.

In honor of National Coloring Day, also check out these fun color facts provided by greetingcardpoet.com

• Pink helps soothe the nerves and therefore is great for managing anger.

• Chromophobia is an irrational and continuous fear of color and stems from a traumatic event associated with a color.

• Yellow and red together make people hungry, which is why food chains often use them in advertising.

• The color wheel was invented by Isaac Newton around 1665.

• Approximately 62% to 90% of first impressions are based on the colors you wear. Therefore, for a strong impression, you should avoid neutrals. Wearing black clothes makes a person more powerful.

• The Executive Coloring Book of the 1960s made adult coloring books fashionable.

• Colors can actually trigger childhood memories.

• Infants as young as two weeks old can see the color red. Color vision continues to develop to include other colors until they can see the full spectrum at 5 months.

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