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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Merry Christmas Coloring Page
Introduce your little chef to a safe and fun way to cook some of her favorite foods. These paper projects are perfect for first graders with big imaginations and even bigger appetites!
Forest Scene Coloring Page Placemat!
Build A Better Car
Color by Sum: Rocket to Mars
Summer Olympics Coloring Page
Color the Roses in the Vase
Color By Sum: The Great Balloon Race
Geisha and Samurai Paper Dolls
Suitcase Coloring Page
Color by Number: Baseball Gear
Color the Frog on the Lily Pad
Volleyball Color By Number
Indoor Scavenger Hunt: Yellow
Marco Rubio Coloring Page: 2016 Presidential Candidates
Blue Manakin Coloring Page
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.

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