When painting figures (for example, from 1 to 10) it develops a color perception, fine motor skills, attention, diligence and accuracy, mathematical ability. Such tasks are connected to the process logic of painting, allow to fix the basic math skills or letters.
There are lots of tools: pencils, markers, paint crayons. Each material has its own characteristics and advantages, promoting the development of specific skills. It is recommended to start with pencils.