Police officers are there to serve and protect the community. They have a dangerous and often thankless job, and sometimes even get a bad rap. Police coloring pages can help you teach your children about police officers so they have a better understanding of what they do and how they can help them in times of danger.
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Help Kids Become Familiar With Police Officers
Police coloring pages give you the chance to explain to your children just what it is that cops do. Not only do they catch bad guys, but they also save people in trouble, provide first aid, find people who are lost, and help ensure their communities stay safe. They are a vital part of our society that provides protection. Police coloring pages help teach your children this while getting them accustomed to the appearance and actions of law enforcement.
Reduce The Chance of Kids Being Scared Of Police Officers
It is not uncommon for children to be a bit scared or intimidated by police officers. This is only natural since officers often have a demeanor that can come across as a bit crass. Furthermore, most children won’t have much one-on-one interaction with cops. This means most of their opinions on the police won’t come from firsthand experience, but instead from the media, and stores they read and hear. With police coloring pages, your children can see officers performing friendly and helpful actions in the scenes depicted on the pages. This helps to reduce the chance of your children fearing the police.
Teach Kids That Police Are There To Help
If a child is familiar with police officers and knows that they are there to help, they are more than likely to seek the police out if they ever need assistance. Far too often, children become scared of the police and try to avoid them even if they are in trouble and need help. A child that is familiar with the duties of police officers knows they can come to them in their time of need. This may not seem like an important thing to teach, but just consider that if someone tries to take your child and your child is fearful of the police, they may not run to an officer asking for help. They may instead be left vulnerable not knowing where to turn to help protect them.
Police Are Fun To Color
Cops and robbers is a common children’s game that has been played for many years. Kids just love to pretend to be the police catching bad guys. They also find coloring law enforcement scenes to be fun and exciting. Furthermore, police often use dogs (K9s) to help them in their work, so some of the coloring pages may even feature police dogs! This provides another chance to discuss the importance of these working dogs and how they help officers catch criminals and track lost children.
Teach Kids About Safety
Police coloring pages provide the perfect opportunity to teach children about safety. Stranger danger, for example, is an important subject to discuss with your children, and coloring police-themed pages are the perfect time to do so. Let your children know that they should never go with anyone that they don’t know. Kidnappers often use the old line “your mom wanted me to pick you up” to get the kids into their vehicles. Let your children know that you will never have someone that they didn’t know pick them up from school or any other location.