Technology is where the future is, so it only makes sense that parents get their kids familiar with technology at a young age. You just can’t expect your four-year-old twins to be interested in learning how to format a hard drive or troubleshoot a system error. At that point in their lives, they need to have fun with technology, and in the future, there is a possibility that they will be interested in taking a fuller share in messing with technology. If it’s forced upon them, they’ll probably end up rejecting it. If you really think about it, what’s one thing that young kids love to do? Color. A great way to break your kids into technology would be Coloring.com.
This site uses a familiar concept that kids can relate to, and before you know it, they’ll probably be bugging you more frequently to get on the ‘puter. There are over 100 pictures available to choose from, and once you select what they’re interested in, your kids can go all out in coloring their own pictures. A layout of crayon like colors is placed on the left side of the page, and all your child has to do is click on the color that they want and then click on the area of the picture that they would like to fill in. One of the great things about the site is that you can save the picture (if you create a free account), e-mail it, or print a hardcopy. This will give you a new form of refrigerator art that you can print out, or easily e-mail to grandma and grandpa. You will have to contend with several advertisements, which is not a new experience on the Internet. Any parent looking for something to break their kids into technology with should find Coloring.com to be a worthy tool.