There is no artist, who would buy their children coloring books or taught to paint pictures. What does this mean? Coloring is a kind of framework, hindering the development of the imagination. They contribute to the formation of habits of the finished drawing, in which a flight of fantasy and free creativity is almost impossible.
Coloring boos must be such as to cause a positive emotional response from the child, encourage him to draw further. For older children it is interesting to color a favorite fairy tale character, useful educational coloring.