children When they reach 4-5 years of age, they begin to recognize colors. Painting they make beautiful drawings and paintings without deciding the colors. After these ages, they start to use colors more consciously. The colors used by the child before the school have no connection with the reality. The red man can draw a green sun, a blue dog. They often use their favorite colors to paint pictures of the person they love. And children give psychological messages to their parents with the colors and drawings they use. Reem Neuropsychiatry Center Exp. Dr. Mehmet Yavuz shares his views on the subject.Daughters they give more importance to color selection than boys. Some children; red, orange, yellow, while others may choose cool colors such as blue and green. It is observed that children who choose warm colors are more moderate, caring and harmonious, and children who choose cool colors have restless, stubborn, and moody and aggressive attitudes. . There is a relationship between the colors that children use in their paintings and their emotional reactions. You can observe that they use warm colors when making pictures they like and use cold colors when they do not want them. Especially when drawing bad characters, they mainly use black colors. Colors are important not only for emotional development but also for physical development.Red: The intense use of red in pictures; it can be a reflection of energy, hatred, violence, intensity, or a disease.Pink: It is less effective than red. It represents calmness and happiness.Orange: It's a worried tone. And children who use this color predominantly tend to hyperactive development.Yellow: The predominant use of this color represents that your child is energetic, peaceful and dependent on what he loves.Blue: It represents a sense of trust. Children in a calm mood use this color more intensively in their paintings. They have no difficulty in controlling their emotions.Green: The children who use this color in their paintings can be said to be self-confident, more mature than their peers and who can control their emotions.Purple: It represents calm characters who have a sense of responsibility, tend to be controlled by others rather than themselves.Determination of color according to gender of children is very old. According to some researches; It is known that girls prefer warmer (red, pink, magenta, orange) colors than boys (blue, green, gray, and black) and have an innate predisposition. The language of colors in the eyes of children colors they enjoy seeing them in every aspect of their lives. For this reason, it is important to choose clothes together and leave them with color when buying toys. * Room colors When the baby is first born, you can do in order that will give a feeling of calmness. Since the baby will spend most of his time sleeping and on the mother's chest, the colors used in the room should be selected in a way that gives peace to both the baby and the mother. Red is the color they prefer most because they can perceive it as quickly and easily as possible. Although not in decoration, you can choose the bright and clear colors when choosing a toy. * They may not make the same choices as your child when choosing clothes, painting or buying toys. * The variety of colors you choose as your parents, the colors you use in your home arrangement and the colors you prefer in your own clothing also affect the child's preferences. The more color the child is in the first place, the more enjoyable it is for him to make his own choices.