Coloring appeared in the United States as part of the "democratization of art", inspired by a series of lectures by British artist Joshua Reynolds and the works of the Swiss educator Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi together with his student Friedrich Friedrick Frobel.

You should pick soft triquetrous pencils for a small kid. It is sufficient to have a set of six basic colors. When coloring, try pronouncing the name of each color, this helps the baby to remember them.

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