10 Coloring Books and Pages That Keep Kids Busy for Hours
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True life, I’m 33 years old and I love to color — so much so that I think I may have single-handedly manifested the adult coloring book trend. I have my own giant pack of coloring pencils, a plethora of beautiful art-focused coloring books, and a few hours at night, when the kids are down, to work or relax. So, if I’m blessed with the latter, you better believe I’m helping myself to some Hulu or binging a podcast, all with a coloring book on my lap.
During the day, though, it’s not like I hide my creative energy and coloring supplies; I just let my toddlers take control, swapping in chunkier black-and-white outlines of farm animals, bugs, or boats and character-heavy coloring books. It’s still fun, of course, just a little more Disney and Nick Jr.-curated than Alli Koch-illustrated. That’s why I’m always so happy to find options that can keep my kids occupied and my artistic curiosities satiated. And that’s not just the mommy-and-me prettiful-page-turners, either.