Printable Coloring Pages

Our coloring pages offer younger children wonderful opportunities to develop their creativity and work their pencil grip in preparation for learning how to write. Many of our coloring pages for older kids cover cool science topics like animal life cycles and the anatomy of bugs. Check them out!
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Basketball Coloring Pages for Kids! Basketball Coloring Pages for Kids! This coloring page features a basketball star on his way to dunking the ball into the net.
Color the Football Player Color the Football Player A coloring page of a quarterback on the field, just in time for fall football.
Color the Fruit Bowl Color the Fruit Bowl This fruit coloring page is a fun coloring exercise for preschoolers!
Circus Seal Circus Seal Seals are great performers, in fact, they are even acrobats in the ocean.
Circus Bear Coloring Page Circus Bear Coloring Page Are bears good on roller skates? At the circus they are!
Circus Pig Coloring Page Circus Pig Coloring Page Enjoy a fun circus animals coloring page with your child, and give this talented pig some colors to complement his amazing abilities.
Color a Mandala: Bees Color a Mandala: Bees This springtime mandala is filled with buzzing bees and blooming flowers.
Baseball Coloring Page Baseball Coloring Page Hey, batter, batter, batter! Arm your child with some crayons and help this player score a home run as he decorates this baseball coloring page.
Toil and Trouble Coloring Page Toil and Trouble Coloring Page This fun and spooky coloring page features witches busy making a magic potion.
Color the Nuzzling Giraffes Color the Nuzzling Giraffes A coloring page of two giraffes on the African savanna.
Circus Hippo Coloring Page Circus Hippo Coloring Page In the wild, hippos are large and sometimes ferocious...
Color a Mandala: Wheels Color a Mandala: Wheels Looking for a fun new printable for coloring time?
Thirsty Giraffe Coloring Page Thirsty Giraffe Coloring Page Color in this page of a thirsty giraffe, taking a few sips from the local watering hole.
Color the Galloping Giraffe Color the Galloping Giraffe A coloring sheet of a giraffe on the African desert.
Tools Coloring Page Tools Coloring Page Does your child know the names of all the tools you have in your shed?
Color the Trick or Treaters Color the Trick or Treaters This fun Halloween coloring page features two young trick or treaters getting ready to knock on a neighbor's door.
Our coloring pages offer younger children wonderful opportunities to develop their creativity and work their pencil grip in preparation for learning how to write. Many of our coloring pages for older kids cover cool science topics like animal life cycles and the anatomy of bugs. Check them out!

Benefits of Coloring Pages

Coloring pages are a wonderful recreational activity for kids, but there are also some great educational and developmental benefits to coloring pictures:

  • Consistent use of coloring pages and coloring worksheets helps children develop fine motor skills, which in turn helps kids develop a strong pencil grip, improved writing skills, and good penmanship.
  • Children who learn to work on coloring pages for kids while ignoring the surrounding noise and activity develop great focusing skills that can help in the classroom and beyond.
  • Color a coloring page or two with your child to create some quiet time where your can discuss your days and thoughts. Sometimes, kids will hint at their feelings though coloring worksheets—a child that uses all dark colors may be feeling glum, and a child that focuses on a certain object in the picture might have an interest in that subject. Use coloring pages as a starting point for a discussion with your child.
  • Coloring pages are also a great creativity builder for kids. Many kids will learn how to replicate colors and images that they find in the real world through coloring worksheets, and they can also learn how to create a surreal or silly picture through colors that express exactly how they feel.