Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Understanding the colour importance in Children's books

Donna Hunt O'Brien Manager of Born to Learn Trainingconsiders that the level of expressive language a child has depends on how may begin to sort objects before labels items by colour in a very early age. Also she claims that 2-year-old children have enough language to put words together to create describing phrases such as 'my red ball.'

So by the time the kid becomes a preschooler, around the age of 3 to 5 years, is ready to experiment with colour and start recognise it. "[Children this age are] beginning to understand that there are shades of colors, and that two colors can be mixed to form another," Hunt O'Brien says.

Some examples of children's typography I found and colours that are used:

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