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Kuopio coloring book cheers and teaches

Kuopio`s Juvenile Chamber of Commerce accomplished the coloring book about Kuopio together with the City of Kuopio and local companies. Coloring books were distributed for free among all children in preschool groups. Besides, children`s department of the University Hospital KYS and afternoon clubs in primary schools will get these books.

Kerttu Lassila and Anssi Puumalainen from the Juvenile Chamber of Commerce gave the coloring book away to the Marketing Director of Kuopio City Kirsi Soininen.

Pictures, made by Emma Pakkanen, invite kids to get to know their city by playing. On the cover of the coloring book you can see Kuopio market hall, which was named the most beautiful market hall in Finland. Behind it there is blue Kallavesi lake with its shores and islands. Also, you can find in the book the City Hall, crowded Market place and of course Kalakukko pie!

– The purpose of this coloring book is to cheer and teach. The book gives information about their city to children and their families, - tells Kerttu Lassila from the Chamber of Commerce.

Sunny Market place and City Hall of Kuopio invite kids to color.

Besides building and places in the city, the book presents different professions. The Chamber of Commerce, together with City of Kuopio and local companies, want to encourage children to dream about different professions. At the same time coloring book develop children`s imagination and creativity.

City of Kuopio wishes nice coloring moments to all kids in preschool and afternoon groups and to little patients of KYS Hospital!