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Get Some Colour In Your Life!

#colouring, #hobby

It started with a book called ‘Secret Garden’ published in 2013 and wham bam, the world has fallen back in love with putting pen to paper. So ditch the ipad, iphone or mobile and make the most of the long winter nights by sitting down and letting your imagination run wild, with vibrant colours and clever shading.

Don’t be fooled into thinking that the new breed of colouring books will be full of cartoon characters. These fabulous books are very intricate and whether you have a passion for animals, flowers of crazy patterns there will be a book for you.

Experts are also claiming that there are certain health benefits to be had by taking part in this hobby.

  • If you are finding it stressful revising or keeping up with school work. Then taking the time to colour will allow your brain to step into relaxation mode, allowing you to switch off.
  • Teenagers often struggle with their journey to becoming an adult, wondering if it is ok to revisit childhood games without appearing babyish. If this is you, colouring in is ideal if you feel caught between childhood and adolescence.
  • If you struggle to focus in lessons, then ensuring you stay within the lines when colouring may be a great way to train your brain to concentrate on one particular thing in a totally non-stressful way.

Here we take a look at our Top 3 colouring books on the market.

The Great British Cake Off

If you love baking but find cooking messy, then this book is ideal from the Book People


The Book People £3.99



The London Colouring Book

If you’ve always wanted to see the sights of London, but live too far away, then this one from The Works is a must have.


The Works £2.00

Festive Christmas Colouring Book

With Christmas almost upon us, what better way to get into the festive spirit than this colouring book, from Amazon.


Amazon £3.99

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pug

I love these colouring books😊

Dancing girl

I love art and colouring. Do you find that some of these are really expensive!!?

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Betsy

At my school they do a colouring club which is really fun and quite relaxing. I love completing a picture!

Minf

Cool I have a cat one

mysterygirlx

I have a book and its one of them with very complicated drawings, but simple at the same time. they really help if you are really stressed out of you just when explosion mode with your mum or dad. sit down and relax a little and colour. its very therapeutic and it works, especially if you're on your period... also eat chocolate and hot water bottle!!! scented pens are also heaven! a few good authors for these books are johanna Basford and millie marotta

art wolf

I've got loads of these books. They're great! But don't have much time tho

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