Children love scribbling with crayons and pastels; give them a tub of colors and paper and you can see the magic happening in front of your eyes! Coloring pages not only make them think creatively, they also learn how to color a page properly without scribbling. Proper guidance from you can also improve their motor skills like eye and hand coordination. Coloring pages can be an interesting learning tool; it is a fun way to teach children the fundamentals that they should know.
Coloring pages can broaden their horizon of knowledge and nurture their creative thinking. Here are some interesting coloring pages for your child that can keep him busy on the holidays:
Halloween or Hallowe’en is also known as All Saint’s Eve or All Hallow’s Eve. This annual celebration takes place on 31st October and it is mostly celebrated by Western Christians, but now Halloween has become a global phenomenon. The festival of Halloween is actually dedicated to remembering the dead, the saints (hallows), martyrs and all faithful departed believers. This Christianized festival of Halloween has pagan roots, particularly the Gaelic Samhain. This festival is also influenced by Celtic harvest festival. Church services and laying flowers or lighting candles on the graves still remain a popular practice.
The main attraction of the Halloween festival is the sumptuous feast and carving pumpkins and turning them into scary looking Jack o’ Lantern. In fact, this carved pumpkin is the logo of this Christian feast. There are Halloween costume parties, apple bobbing, lighting bonfires, horror story sessions, and haunted house visits to make the festival even more interesting. Playing pranks make the festival even more joyous. Some signature Halloween dishes include pumpkin pie, soul cakes, potato pancakes, Colcannon and cider or apples.
Here are some interesting Halloween coloring pages to make your child understand what this festival is all about.
Hello Kitty’s full name is Kitty White, she is a fictional character produced by a Japanese company named Sanrio, and was designed by Yuko Shimizu. Kitty is a Japanese bobtail cat with a red bow. Kitty’s first appearance on a vinyl coin purse was introduced in Japan in 1974 and this character was introduced in United States in 1976. Hello Kitty is a symbol of popular culture in Japan and Hello Kitty merchandise makes huge profit in the market.
Little girls and teenagers love Hello Kitty so much that they want kitty almost everywhere, starting from school bag to baubles. Kitty also has a twin sister named Mimmy White, who wears a yellow bow on her head. Both Kitty and Mimmy live with their parents in a huge house. Your little one will be able to associate with little kitty, and will coloring this adorable character. Make sure your child colors the right bows to distinguish between Kitty and Mimmy.
Let your child’s creativity fly sky high as she colors these Cute Hello Kitty Coloring Pages.
Easter also called Pasch or Resurrection Sunday is a festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, as described in the New Testament, it occurred three days after Jesus was crucified by the Romans in Calvary. Easter is the culmination of the Passion of the Christ preceded by forty days Lent (or Great Lent). During the Lent, Christians all over the world fast and pray.
The week before Easter is known as the Holy Week, it includes days of the Easter Triduum, Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) which commemorated Last Supper and foot washing, and Good Friday which marks the death of Jesus Christ. In Western Christianity, the Eastertide or Easter Season, starts on Easter Sunday and lasts till seven weeks, and ends on Pentecost Sunday. In Orthodox Christianity, the Easter or Pasch begins on Pasch and ends with the Feast of Ascension.
Easter customs vary from one region to another; usually there are church services, Easter greetings, decorating Easter eggs (a symbol for the empty tomb) and a family feast. The main attractions for children are Easter egg hunting and decorating the Easter egg with poster colors. Sometimes Easter eggs contain chocolates and candies. The bakeries and confectionaries make Easter delicacies like cakes, puddings and fondant Easter eggs. People gift each other with a basket of Easter goodies, another symbol of Easter celebration. Though Easter is a Christian festival, it now has a secular character, since both Christian and non-Christians celebrate Easter worldwide.
Your child will love coloring these Easter coloring pages with Easter eggs and Easter bunny. These coloring pages will give him an idea about why Easter is celebrated and all the customs or rituals followed during Easter.
Thanksgiving is not complete without digging into roast turkey, served along with Yorkshire pudding, isn’t it? Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in United States and Canada, as a day of expressing gratitude for a good harvest of the preceding year. It is usually celebrated on fourth Thursday of November in the United Sates and second Monday of October in Canada. Thanksgiving has historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, and it has been celebrated in a secular manner. Thanksgiving service became prominent during English Reformation, during the reign of Henry VIII.
There is a grand feast on the Thanksgiving Day and it is a time when family gets together. There is a small prayer before the feast starts to show gratitude to the Almighty for providing all the good things in life, this small prayer is referred to as Grace. Once the prayer is over and the amen is said, people jump for the food! Thanksgiving is a best way to strengthen family bonds and teach your child the importance of respect and affection.
Coloring the Thanksgiving pages will teach your child to be thankful and happy with whatever he has got, rather than craving for more! This festival has a moral lesson, never take things you have got for granted and always be thankful for what you have got. Coloring the pages is a fun way to learn about this popular Thanksgiving festival.
Disney was founded on October 16, 1923, by Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, and it became the leader of the animation industry before diversifying into film production, television shows and theme parks. The company operated under the name of Walt Disney Studio and Walt Disney Productions, after its founder the famous founder and animator Walter (or Walt) Disney.
The most well-known cartoon character created by Disney is Mickey Mouse, which became the official mascot of Walt Disney Company. Mickey Mouse was the first animated character to get a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The idea of a Mouse character came to Disney while he was in a train, so he made some simple sketches of ‘Mortimer Mouse’. Disney’s wife Lillian didn’t like the name ‘Mortimer Mouse’ so the character was renamed as ‘Mickey Mouse.’ Ub Iwerks improved upon the initial sketches of Mickey Mouse. Disney’s first sound film Steamboat Willie, starring Mickey Mouse was released on November 28, 1928, through Pat Powers’ Distribution Company. Steamboat Willie was smash hit at the box office, an Mickey Mouse became a household name, and what is more interesting is that this cartoon character was the first to feature synchronized sound. The other two popular cartoons are Plane Crazy and Gallopin’ Gaucho.
Other than Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck cartoons, Disney studios have produced many classic fairy tales. These films were so realistic and all its characters were larger than life. Walt Disney has a rich legacy behind it and Children get excited at the mere mention at Disney cartoons. Nostalgia and childhood memories are linked to Disney; you can share your memories as a child watching Disney cartoons with your little one! Your child who is already addicted to Disney cartoons and films will be excited to color these pages and fill them with their soaring imagination!
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Children, especially little girls love flowers like roses and daises. Give them a flower and see their face glow with a bright smile! It is also important that they know the names of all the flowers and their colors. So these coloring pages are a fun way to teach them the name of flowers. You can paste these coloring pages as posters in your child’s bedroom, to create a colorful flower themed room, this way your child will also remember the names of the colors and flowers. You can guide your little one to color the flowers properly and label them, this way he or she will know the different parts of the flower. Your child will be surprised to know that some flowers like apple blossoms mature and turn into delicious red apples. Flowers are nature’s gift to mankind, and through flowers your child will learn to respect and love Mother Nature for her generosity and blessings.
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My Little Pony is an entertainment franchise developed by Hasbro which is marketed primarily to girls. Little Pony started as a plastic toy range developed by American designer and illustrator Bonnie Zacherle, who collaborated with sculptors Charles Muenchinger and Steve D’Aguanno. This toy range was developed since 1983. The ponies feature colorful bodies, manes and unique designs on both sides of its flanks. This referred by many as ‘cutie marks.’ The design of Little Pony has gone metamorphosis at least four times to suits the market demands. The original toy line ran from 1983 to 1995 (1992 in the US), and inspired animated specials, an animated feature length film, and four animated television series.
The production of My Little Pony toys began with the Earth Ponies in 1982. The Earth Ponies were followed by Pegasus Ponies, Unicorn Ponies, Flutter Ponies and Sea Ponies. Flutter Ponies were smaller than Pegasus Ponies, and had fluttering wings. Windy Wing and the Summer Wing Ponies were smaller than the Flutter Ponies but they also had large butterfly-like wings. The Sea Ponies looked like seahorses, and they were produced in sizes, adults and babies. There were male ponies called ‘Big Brother Ponies’, which had larger bodies and feathered hooves and looked like Clydesdale horses.
Other Little Pony variations were Rainbow Ponies that were created in 1983. Then there were So-Soft Ponies, Twinkle-eye Ponies Twice as Fancy Ponies with intricate patterns all over their body and Brush ‘n’ Grow Ponies with longer mane and tails stored inside their body. Other than manufacturing different styles of Ponies, they also created Pony friends like zebra, lion, kangaroo and giraffe. These animal friends were of same size as the ponies. Other smaller versions of ponies were names as Ponies’ foals.
An animated television series, My Little Pony, ran from 1986 to 1987. Give your child these My Little Pony Coloring pages and see the special care that they take to color each character on the page and the details. This will show how sharp your little one’s observation powers are, you can watch the Little Pony animated series with your child as a treat!
Monster High is an American Fashion doll franchise that was created by Mattel in July 2010. These fashion dolls were of different nature because the characters were inspired by monster movies, sci-fi horror and thriller fiction. The Monster High was created by Garrett Sander and the illustrations were made by Kellee Riley and Glen Hanson. The illustrations of the characters are based on author Lisi Harrison’s books titled ‘Monster High’.
The characters are depicted as offspring of Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, the Mummy, Medusa, the ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon’, the Phantom of the Opera and Zombies. There is an extensive use of humorous horror puns in ‘Monster High’ where girls are referred to as ghouls. Monster High franchise produces a wide variety of stationery, bags, key chains, toys, video games and television series. This franchise is planning for a film that is due to release soon. If your child has already watched the Monster High series then these coloring pages are just meant for him or her.
Ghost stories are scary but they nevertheless excite a child’s imagination and it really pumps up the adrenaline to some extent. Since humans have a strange craving for fear, as poet Virginia Wolfe said, children are no exception. They will love these series since there is a comic element to these scary characters that children love to see on television.
If your child colors the pages beautifully and make the characters look life like then make sure you gift her a Monster High Doll according to your child’s gender, as a mark of your appreciate. Your child will like the queer little dolls with monster features and unique skin tones and the accessories that come along with these strange looking dolls.
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Pokemon is a media franchise published by Japanese game company Nintendo, which is owned by the Pokémon Company and it was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996. Pokémon was initially released as a Game boy role playing video games developed by Game Freak. Pokémon became the largest and the most lucrative video game based media franchise globally. Following the success of Pokémon video games, other merchandise was released in the market like trading cards, toys, books and other stationery items with the main Pokémon characters like cute little Pikachu. In fact, the Pokémon franchise celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2006.
Everyone has an interesting hobby or pastime, even Pokémon’s creator Satoshi Tajiri had a unique hobby of collecting insects. This hobby inspired him to create the character of Pokémon. The name Pokémon is a Romanized contraction of the Japanese word Pocket Monsters, it refers to the 719 known fictional species that have made its appearance in Pokémon media. Each Pokémon have distinct features and capabilities, and the action packed animated series of Pokémon on Television keeps the children glued to the screen for hours.
Here are some interesting Pokémon coloring pages for your little one. Since children love dare devil stunts, action and adventure these pages will keep them busy for hours and keep them off television and game consoles for at least some time. Prevent your child from becoming a couch potato and try to use these coloring pages are unique teaching tools.
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Mandala is a Sanskrit word which means ‘circle’. This is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism depicting the Universe. Mandalas often stand for radial balance. The basic shape of mandalas is a square with four gates with a circle in the center. Each gate is in a shape of T.
The idea of Mandala is found in Rig Veda but the similar concept is also found in religions like Tibetan Buddhism. So a mandala can be defined as a geometric pattern that in a metaphysical level represents the cosmos or microcosm of the entire Universe. Mandala is a spiritual guidance tool to create an ideal atmosphere of trance and meditation.
These mandala coloring pages will help your child to experiment with different type of colors and shapes. The child will learn about new shapes and learn the names of all colors. Through mandala you can teach him the importance of meditation, since practicing meditation will improve concentration. These mandala coloring pages will bring out the perfectionist and artistic qualities of your child, as a parent you will come to know about his hidden talent. The mandala coloring pages are great ways to teach your child to love God rather fear Him, since faith can make him a spiritually strong and a positive human being.
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‘Cars’ is a 2006 American computer animated comedy adventure sports film produced by Pixar animated studios. It is directed and co-written by John Lasseter. This film Cars was released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is Pixar independently produced film before it was purchased by Disney. The story of cars is about a world full of anthropomorphic cars and other vehicles.
The film received two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. After the success of the film ‘Cars’, the sequel ‘Cars 2’ was released. Another spin off of the ‘Cars’ film was ‘Planes’ that also got a good box office response. There are short animated films called ‘Car Toons’ that are being aired since 2008.
These Car characters shown in the film are of different colors; they are talking cars and have big eyes. These cars portray different emotions and are almost human. In reality, cars can’t talk but these car characters can, which make them more interesting for children. Your little one, who is already obsessed with car models and plays car games, will have great time coloring the car pages. These pages can be used as a poster for your child’s car themed room!
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If you want to test your child’s number skills, here is a golden opportunity for you. Give them these interesting number coloring pages and ask them to tell which number is it, and also ask him to spell it in words. For example, the number 1 will be spelt as o-n-e.
You can teach your child basic mathematics like ascending order and descending order, addition and subtraction in a more comprehensive way using these coloring pages. Learning was never so much fun, isn’t it?
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Spiderman is a fictional character and a comic book superhero created by writer Stan Lee and writer artist Steve Ditko. Spiderman has captured every child’s imagination, especially in those children who look up to super heroes for their amazing fighting ability. The character of Spiderman appeared in the comics published by Marvel Comics.
Spiderman’s alter ego Peter Parker is a teenager who is brought up by his aunt May and Uncle Ben. His struggle is double because he has to deal with the problems growing adolescents face and he fights crime as the costumed fighter. Spiderman has wrist mounted device from which he shoots spider webs, these devices is known as web shooters and help Spiderman to cling on any surface. He also has ‘spider sense’ that enables him to fight his foes.
Your child will love coloring Spiderman in action in these coloring pages. He won’t need any guidance while coloring these pages, which you can stick as posters for his superhero themed rooms. Well, you can also tell him to use his special powers or talents to save other people from harm and protest against any wrongdoing that happens before him. Through Spiderman you can instill him the importance of social service and the quality of generosity.
Spring is the most beautiful season of the year, it is when new green leaves appear and flowers are in full blossom. The temperature is pleasant enough for picnics and family outings. This season comes after winter and precedes summer.
These beautiful spring coloring pages will help your child learn about the different seasons, the unique quality of each season and festivals that are associated with each season. You can also explain how seasons change and that you will not find the same season occurring at the same time in other parts of the world. Make your child an inquisitive learner; guide him while he finds out the reason behind seasons change.
The easiest way to teach your child the alphabets is to give them these coloring pages. The alphabets in queer shapes will spark their imagination. You can guide your child while he or she colors these alphabet coloring pages. You can play memory games and word games using these alphabets to make the coloring session a fun and enriching learning experience for your little one.
You must have seen your pretty little angel dressing up her Barbie in different outfits and footwear every other day. She has created the world of her own with her Barbie and her play sets. Each Barbie has different names, sometimes names of her best friends like Clara, Belinda and Penny. You must have heard her humming the tune of ‘I am a Barbie girl…..’ Yes, true, little girls love to play with Barbie dolls and celebrate their birthdays. They weave stories around their favorite dolls. So here is a special treat for your little girl, give her these Barbie coloring pages and see how excited she looks! She will color these pages with rapt attention and deep interest; you got to notice how their creative minds take shape while they color these pages.
Children share a special rapport with dogs, especially puppies! If you have a pet dog at home you will understand how deep the bonding between a human and a dog is, the adage ‘Dog is human’s best friend’ becomes true in a real sense.
Here are some adorable looking dog coloring pages that you can give your child to color. They will be really curious to know the breeds of different dogs and study their physical attributes. Don’t be surprised if they give funny sounding names to each dog based on their appearance. You can also teach your child to be sensitive to animals and love them because they are also living creatures, who also have human emotions, just that they can’t talk like anthromorphic cartoon characters.
Have you already watched Jurassic Park with your child? What was her reactions, wasn’t she amazed to see these giant sized creatures. They can’t believe that these creatures walked the face of earth millions of years ago, even before humans came into existence!
You can research on different types of dinosaurs on the internet; these dinosaur coloring pages will also give your child the necessary information on different types of dinosaurs.
Well, all dinosaurs were not scary or didn’t gobble up humans just like those dangerous dinosaurs that they saw in the film. Some dinosaurs were herbivores, but those which were omnivorous or carnivorous were deadly. These coloring pages will help him to distinguish between different types of dinosaurs. There are some funny looking dinosaurs as well where your child can be free to choose his favorite colors.
After dogs, horses are considered as the most faithful friends human can have! You must have read mythological stories and epics like Mahabharata to your child and he already knows how horses look. Little girls, have a fancy for white horses because, they have seen charming princes riding on white horses! Horses capture children’s imagination immediately, whether he is a boy or a girl.
There are wild horses, but they can be tamed and domesticated. You can tell your child stories about horses and cowboys who live in Texas and Arizona.
Horses are an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature into the large, single-toed animal of today. You can associate horses with power and speed. However, these coloring pages make the horse look adorable and cute. Children will simply love coloring them.
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Butterflies are the most delicate and beautiful creature, the fly from one flower to another sucking nectar with its large proboscis or rolled tongue. They help in cross pollination that turns flowers into fruits; they are catalysts of change present in Nature. The vivid colors on the Butterfly’s wing are so captivating.
You can take your child to a garden so that she can see the butterflies. You can use these coloring pages as flash cards to teach your child different types of butterflies. You can also help your child research on the internet about different types of butterflies.
Let your child use her favorite colors while coloring the butterflies and make they look even more vibrant.
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Batman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics or Detective Comics. Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. Batman is often referred to as Dark Knight, Caped Crusader and World’s Greatest Detective.
Batman’s secret identity is Bruce Wayne, who is an American billionaire, industrialist and philanthropist. He had witnessed his parent’s murder and took an oath fired by the zeal of protecting Justice. Wayne dons a batman costume to fight crime in the fictional city of Gotham. He is assisted by his butler Alfred Pennyworth, his partner Robin and the police officer Jim Gordon. He is also assisted by Batgirl. His opponents are also popular, but not in the eyes of little children, they include Joker, Catwoman, Penguin, Riddler, Poison Ivy, Scarecrow, Ra’s Al Ghul and Two Face.
Your child surely watches with awe how Batman goes to fight his opponents on a Lamborghini bike. He uses super car and powerful gadgets to fight his foes. Your children will be really excited to color Batman in action.
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Walt Disney studios have produced many classic tales of princess like Snow White, Aurora, Ariel the Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Belle and so on. There are fairy characters in these stories, which use their magic wands to fulfill the dreams of this princess. The princess stories have more or less the same plot, since each princess meets with their prince charming at the end of the story, which always ends in a very happy note.
Children, especially little girls, love reading and watching the princess stories where they usually emphasize with the protagonist and her friends. The stories are simple so the child can easily comprehend what is happening on screen. Girls who are interested in baubles and frilled dresses will love to color these princess pictures. Ask her to use different types of colors and glitter tubes to add a magic to these wonderful princess coloring pages.
Mickey Mouse is the most famous cartoon character created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. There is something awesome about Mickey that makes him children’s favorite. He first appeared in the animated Steamboat Willie and since there is no looking back. Mickey Mouse became every child’s favorite and his popularity increased with each animated film and television series.
You can share your experience of watching Mickey Mouse films and cartoon on television as a child with your little one, your child will love to hear about your childhood. The Mickey Mouse coloring pages celebrates the idea of friendship and affection, they will serve as a perfect poster for their Mickey Mouse themed room. Show your appreciation for her creativity on these coloring pages by pinning them in her room; she will learn to take pride in her work.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are a fictional team of four anthropomorphic turtles, who are named after four Renaissance artists. The turtles were treated by their rat sensei in the art of ninjutsu. From their home at Storm Sewers in New York, they fight they fight petty criminals, evil overloads, mutated animals and alien invaders. These characters of four turtles originated in the comic book and were adapted into films, cartoon series and video games.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles first appeared in an America Comic Book published by Mirage Studios in 1984, in Dover, New Hampshire. The concept of the Ninja Turtle arose from a humorous sketch made by Kevin Eastman who was brainstorming with his friend Peter Laird. This Ninja Turtle comic series were publishes by several other comic book companies and the merchandise made these comics more popular.
The main characters of the Ninja Turtle series are Leonardo (Leo) who is a tactical and courageous leader. He is a devoted student of the sensei and is seen wearing a blue mask and carried two razor sharp swords. He is the most authoritative and his name is inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci. Michelangelo often referred to as Mike or Mikey is the least mature of all the turtle brothers, he is a kind of a surfer boy with a South Californian accent. This easy going Mikey adds comic relief to the otherwise action packed comic series.
Mickey wears the orange mask and wields two nanchakus in this hand. Raphael or Raph is the team’s bad boy; he wears a red mask and wields a pair of sai. Raph is physically strong, aggressive, and sarcastic and has a deadpan humor. Donatello or Donnie is a scientist, inventor and technological genius. He wears the purple mask and carries a Bo staff. He is not aggressive and he solves all conflicts with tact and wit. Splinter is the Turtle’s sensei and adopted father; he is a Japanese mutant rat. Splinter, a humanoid rat learned the art of ninjitsu from his owner and Master Hamato Yoshi. April O’Neil is a lab assistant to the mad scientist Baxter Stockman and a human companion of the four Turtles.
Children simply love action and adventure, they will surely love coloring these four ninja turtles headed towards a mission. Your child will also be curious to know more about the four Renaissance artists, you can research on these artists and tell him more about them and describe the glorious period of Renaissance in Europe in a comprehensive way.
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Bible is a canonical collection of texts scared to Judaism and Christianity. Bible can be divided into two chapters Old and New Testament. The Old Testament contains minimum 24 books of the old Hebrew Bible and it is divided into 39 books. The New Testament contains four Canonical gospels, Acts of Apostles, Twenty One Epistles or letters and a Book of Revelation.
Through the Bible coloring pages you can teach your child the word of God and that religion stands for love and peace. You can introduce the sermons of Jesus Christ through these Bible coloring pages and tell him the story of Jesus Christ’s life and his sacrifice at the altar of humanity. It is an easy way to teach your child the importance of faith and belief.
The coloring pages are interesting learning tools to teach your child concepts in a comprehensive way. Coloring pages nurture your child’s creative skills and make them think rationally. Guide him through these interesting coloring pages so that your child overcomes the scribbling phase. Keep him busy for hours with a tub of colors and these portable coloring pages. See how beautiful these pages become with your child’s magic touch!Read More >>