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Old 08-22-2007, 12:09 AM   #1
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Anti-coloring books
These are SO neat! I wish they'd been around or I'd known about them when my girls were little!

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Old 08-22-2007, 12:17 AM   #2
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Those are really cool! It is kinda funny; I'm an adult now, and I still color in coloring books to help me relax. I usually try to avoid buying myself the activity books, because I just want to color the pictures

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Old 08-22-2007, 12:35 AM   #3
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those are really cool! When dd is older i think i'll get some of those for her....
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Old 08-22-2007, 01:31 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by ADAllen View Post
I'm an adult now, and I still color in coloring books to help me relax.
My senior year in college my suite-mates and I bought some cheap $1 coloring books (had to get the big 64 color box of Crayolas though!) and colored them as study breaks while studying for term-end exams. It was a GREAT way to destress. We hung our finished colored pictures outside our dorm door and soon we had lots of people wanting to come by and color! (And we were all 18-22yr olds!)
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Old 08-22-2007, 07:50 AM   #5
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Those are neat... my 6 yr old son loves to draw and write, how he spends most of his time...I'm having trouble coming up with Christmas ideas for him because his toys are hardly ever touched...I think I'll add these to the list of all the art supplies I've been considering...

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Old 08-22-2007, 09:27 AM   #6
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First of all, anything that uses crayons (preferrably Crayola) is great.
I think the AntiColoring books are cool, but I certainly agree that regular coloring books have their place! I love to color and occupied myself for hours as a child with it. All those colors and then you can mix them and make new colors.
For the drawing impaired, color books are wonderful.

It's hard to find plain coloring books these days. They all want to throw in the educational stuff!
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I bought some of those for the boys. Jacob loved them, Ryan, not so much. I think he saw them as too much work. They get used occasionally, but when he breaks out the Crayolas and coloring books, I join him. It is relaxing!
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Old 08-23-2007, 11:28 AM   #8
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knitting theme coloring page
cat and knitting- 2 for 1!

did I say one project at a time?

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Ooooh! That is too fun!!
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