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There is something comforting about picking up some colored pens or pencils whether you are a kid or an adult, and therefore we thought we would round up for you some great free coloring pages animals and wildlife themed.
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The Benefits of Coloring For Kids
Coloring has so many benefits for kids. It can help them to focus on one activity, improve motor skills, help with hand-eye coordination, assist with learning about color, and it allows them to express themselves and stimulates creativity. The pictures the kids are coloring in can also be a topic for discussion and learning, and that’s why I love all these coloring pages about animals. The more we can teach children about the natural world, and help them appreciate it, the better. Also, kids just love animals and will often have one or two that are their favorites. Those much-loved coloring pages can be displayed at home or given to grandparents to enjoy.
Ok, so if you are ready to start coloring, check out the links below, download whichever pictures appeal, and start getting creative. If you want to share your finished work then send them to our Facebook page and we will give you a little mention, and of course include your beautiful artwork ☺
Free Coloring Pages Animals
Ashley at Linzer Lane offers all new followers of her Instagram account some downloadble coloring pages, including a moose, unicorn, cat and bunny to enjoy. You can follow her on Instagram here.
Plus, if you want to see more of Ashley’s amazing artwork check out this video.
The theme of the Kindness Zoo coloring pages is focused on encouraging children to speak and act with kindness more often. As well as the animals featured, there is also a line of text which further encourages being a good friend and helping where you can.
Owl Coloring Pages
Do you or your little ones love owls? Then these coloring pages are a perfect way to celebrate these special birds. These are really lovely images and adults will enjoy coloring these too.
Narwhal Coloring Pages
A narwhal is a species of whale, but with its long tusk it is also reminiscent of a unicorn, which of course children love. You could introduce the concept of mythical creatures alongside this coloring session, as well as sharing how lucky we are to have all the wildlife that exists in the world and what we can do to protect it.
Ocean Themed Coloring Pages
These ocean themed coloring pages include a seahorse and starfish. This could generate some great learning activities about the sea, and all the creatures that live within it.
Spring Themed Printables
These Spring themed printables include activities as well as a place to color. You will find frogs, bunnies, and bees alongside word scrambles and crosswords. A great way to learn and to keep kids occupied.
Color By Number Printables
These color by number printables can help with color recognition and numbers. This pack is focused on Fall, and includes a squirrel and bird page, so perfect for animal lovers.
Bird Themed Coloring Pages
This cute coloring pages pack includes 10 types of birds. As well as the image, it also includes the species of bird, so children can start to associate the word with what kind of bird it is.
You can download the bird themed coloring pages here.
Camping Coloring Pages
These camping themed coloring pages include woodland animals and the scenes are super cute. A perfect way to learn about animals and camping, and they could even be used on camping trips to keep kids occupied. That’s what you call a win/win!
You can download the camping themed coloring pages here.
Arctic Animals Coloring Pages
This is a beautiful set of 7 arctic animals that you or the kids will love to color. It includes a polar bear, penguin, seals, a narwhal and more. The perfect way to start a discussion about the habitats of these animals.
Woodland Animals Coloring Pages
This is a gorgeous set of woodland animals that kids will love to color. Cute fawns, bunnies, racoons, foxes, squirrels, and bears. Although I think my favorite has to be the hedgehog!
You can download the woodland animal themed pages here.
I hoped you enjoyed this wide range of free coloring pages animals and wildlife themed. It’s time to get out those pencils, crayons or pens and start getting creative.