If there’s one thing both children—and more recently, adults - can agree on, it’s that coloring books can be an amazing source of classic fun to de-stress, unwind, and let your creativity take over. August 2nd marks national coloring book day, a day that celebrates and encourages the ability of everyone to go out there and have creative, colorful fun!
What else is there to love about National Coloring Book Day? Not only is this a day of fun, it’s also a day that gives everyone, especially children, the ability to express their creativity through coloring and putting some of their boldest ideas to paper. It’s sometimes the brightest ideas that can be cultivated through creativity—something that can take you farther than you’ve ever imagined!
Looking to celebrate National Coloring Book Day this year with the children in your life?
Below are 3 ways:
- Give the Gift of a Coloring Book!
Whether it’s your own child, your students, or the children of your friends, use this day to gift the younger ones in your life with a coloring book! There are so many options available online and in-stores that make the perfect gifts. When you give the gift of a coloring book, you are supporting their ability to be creative and spark new ideas!
- Throw a Coloring Party
What better way to celebrate National Coloring Book Day than to invite your friends and their children over for a summer evening of coloring. This is a great way to spend quality time with the ones you love, all while engaging in an activity that is incredibly relaxing. This is just as effective in adulthood as it is throughout childhood, too. Feel free to grab your close friends and enjoy a night of fun with adult coloring books!
- Create your own Coloring Book
For the young creatives who always have doodles and ideas in mind that they’re eager to get out, creating your own coloring book is an excellent idea to observe this day. While it may be daunting to create your own book of any sort, it can actually be rather simple. Just take a few pieces of paper and draw an outline of your own art to later be colored in! You can even give what you’ve created for someone else to color!The opportunities to celebrate on National Coloring Book Day are endless. Whether you choose to use some of the ideas here, or come up with some fun ideas yourself, this is a day that is guaranteed to be a wonderful! How will you celebrate this holiday this year?