When it comes to kids you can never have enough coloring books. If your kids need better hand eye coordination then all you need is Crazy Coloring Book on your Mac. You can thank me later.
1,200 Images In 15 Books
This may very well be one of the last children’s apps to grace out family MacBook (the one that has more than trace amounts of peanut butter and jelly on the keyboard and screen).
Why, you ask? Keyboards are so 1999. This is the age of fingertip devices, ala the iPad, and that means little girls and boys want what is more fun (iPad, not Mac).
Still, Crazy Coloring Book is a crazy simple way to introduce kids to a real computing device with keyboard, mouse, and trackpad.
Crazy Coloring Book comes with over 1,200 images and 15 coloring book themes. Kids learn to use the standard drawing tools and color palettes.
It even plays music while kids color.
Tools include stamps, color bucket, and options to redo, undo, clear, and draw (using digital crayons).
There’s even an option to drop stamp faces onto family photos in the coloring book (amount of laughter and duration drops as children age).
Just between you and me, I’m thinking the developer of Crazy Coloring Book used some ringers to create the image examples.
See? My kids have yet to draw anything like that rocket ship.
Still, Crazy Coloring Book is fun from the pre-school and elementary school age kids.
Drawings can be sent to family and friends via email, but a nice option would be to upload to Flickr and send via iMessage.
Maybe the best feature of all is the option to print out the coloring books you create, without inserting color into the drawings.
That way, each coloring book becomes a real coloring book which can be filled in with real crayons (not the digital, onscreen crayons).