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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Celebrate National Parks with these inspiring coloring pages. And remember to get out and enjoy the great outdoors!
Celebrate National Parks Celebrate National Parks with these inspiring coloring pages.
It's a jungle out there! Connect the dots to see what creatures are frolicking in the great wide yonder.
Wild Dot-to-Dot Animals! It's a jungle out there! Connect the dots to see what creatures are frolicking in the great wide yonder.
You don't need to dig deep to find these buried treasures. Just color in the right numbers and all that's hidden will be revealed...
What's Hiding in the Numbers? You don't need to dig deep to find these buried treasures.
Adventure awaits! Your little one will love coloring in the scenes from Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.
Scenes from Treasure Island Adventure awaits! Your little one will love coloring in the scenes from Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.
Fashionistas unite! Help these girls get ready for a day of fun.
Paper Doll Coloring Fashionistas unite! Help these girls get ready for a day of fun.
These palatable patterns are a delicious way to color away an afternoon.
Fruit and Veggie Mandala These palatable patterns are a delicious way to color away an afternoon.
Roses are red, this valentine is blue...or any other color your child fancies! These DIY cards are a sweet way to bring a homemade touch to the upcoming holiday.
Color-and-Fold Valentines Roses are red, this valentine is blue...or any other color your child fancies!
Get a kick out of these superheroes and create your very own comic strip.
Color the Superhero Adventure Get a kick out of these superheroes and create your very own comic strip.
Marvelous mermaids emerge from the sea--and onto the page! Add a splash of color to these aquatic beauties on our mermaid coloring pages.
Color the Marvelous Mermaids Marvelous mermaids emerge from the sea--and onto the page!
Paper Dolls: Fireman Paper Dolls: Fireman No fires to put out here, just a good old-fashioned fireman who needs your help to get dressed!
Color the Kid with a Cold Color the Kid with a Cold If you're sick, take a tip from this kid and stay home.
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.