Coloring, of course, cannot be banned. You should not exclude its use for fine motor skills; this activity allows parents to get an extra half an hour of free time.

In the process of painting you focus your attention on a subject that is at your fingertips. If you do it with enough concentration, it will ignore the extraneous noise, unpleasant thoughts and worries. This is a very useful skill that will be useful in situations where you need to briefly forget about your physical or emotional pain.

Leprechaun Coloring Sheet