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Re: Coloring Books-a waste!

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Kenneth L. Poos (klpoos)
Fri, 25 Apr 1997 19:39:06 -0500

Sandra L. Poos wrote:
> I am an art teacher in Illinois going on 27 years now. When my twins
> were old enough to hold a pencil, they started drawing. I painted with
> them, did collages, EVERYTHING!! I NEVER once gave them a coloring book(
> to stay inside the lines!! how confining! how boring!)
> Today these two are still very creative and taking Art II now in High
> School, getting A's. When I was growing up, I HATED coloring book, so my
> parents bought me drawing paper and art supplies so I could express my
> own art. I felt too limited inside THEIR lines. Coloring books are a way
> to keep kids busy and out of your hair. I LOVED doing art with my own
> two children and watching their reaction to a new media and being
> involved WITH them in the art process.
> Sandy Poos