Does your kid like learning about creatures from the sea? Are you looking for some ocean-themed coloring pages to acquaint your children with marine life? Well, then our clam coloring pages are here to assist you!
The coral reef ecosystem is inhabited by some of the most exotic, and yet strange creatures, one of them being clams. Relished as a food source since prehistoric times, clams are two-shelled mollusks related to oysters and scallops. There are more than two thousand types of clams, residing in shallow freshwater streams and lakes. Here are ten clam coloring pages that can help kids learn about these magnificent marine creatures.
Wonderful Clam Coloring Pages For Your Toddler:
1. Giant Clam:
The giant clam is the largest mollusk on the earth. It can reach up to 4 feet in length, and can weigh more than 400 pounds. The giant clam gets just one chance to find a beautiful home for itself. It fastens itself to a reef where it sits for the rest of its life. You’ll find these clams in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean.
2. Hard Clam:
Here’s a detailed clam coloring sheet of a hard clam. Hard clam is one of the most common varieties of clam. It is endemic in the Atlantic Ocean East Coast of the United States. The hard clams are known by many names like round clam, chowder clam, and northern quahog. The round and thick shells of hard clam vary in color from gray to white to brown.
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3. Pacific Razor Clam:
The group of clams you see here Pacific razor clam. The Pacific Razor Clam is a large clam belonging to the Paridae family. They are native to the Pacific West Cast in the eastern Aleutian Islands. As you can see on the coloring page, the Pacific Razor Clam has an oblong, narrow shell that may range from three to six inches in length.
4. Little Neck Clams:
Here is another clam coloring page of little neck clams are the smallest species of clams. These tiny creatures are named after Little Neck Bay on the New York’s Long Island. Little neck clams are rather tender and flavorful. Have you ever tried Little Neck clams?
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5. Cockle Clam:
A cockle clam is a small and edible saltwater bivalve mollusk. It lives in the sheltered and sandy beaches throughout the world. Cockle Clams are heart-shaped shells with numerous radials. The shell also resembles that of scallops because of the ribs. Cockles prefer to live deep in the sediments. These tiny little gems taste delicious too!
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6. Venus Clam:
Here’s a coloring image of Venus clam, a small saltwater clam belonging to the Veneridae family. You’ll find these clams in the warm and pristine waters of Florida. The delectable taste of Venus clam makes it a favorite with people. Suggest your kids to try shading on the diagram. The coloring page will look fantastic when finished.
7. Clam Security Guard:
Here’s an amusing coloring page of a clam dressed as a security guard. Whose house or organization do you think this clam is guarding? We believe the he is looking after a school deep in the sea. Tell your little one to write a small paragraph about the picture. Children can draw a school and a few tiny marine beings in the background.
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8. Blood Cockle:
The clam you see here is blood cockle, also called bloom clam. These clams belong to the ark clam species. The blood cockle, as the name suggests, is red. It gets its color due to hemoglobin. The blood cockle clam is a resident of the Indo-Pacific region and northern Japan.
9. Happy Clam:
How cute does this clam look smiling? We’re sure no child can resist coloring this happy clam. Give the coloring page a light brown backdrop to give the appearance of sand. Share a few facts with your kids as he colors this delightful clam. Clams can live for more than 30 years. Tiny clams can weigh less than an ounce, and giant clams can reach 500 pounds.
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10. Sea Shells:
This clam coloring page is for the little marine biologist in your house. It features all the sea shells- starfish, mollusks, clam, common limpet, knobbed whelk and Murex endive. Tell your kids to look at the diagram and name the shells. Give him a candy for each correct answer. When he is done, tell him to color these shells.
We are sure that your kid will enjoy filling colors in our coloring pages of Clams. Do not forget to share his work with us. We’ll wait for it. If you have any suggestions, additions, please tell us below.
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