Eight Free Coloring Pages for Quirky Kids

When it comes to reliable rainy day activities, coloring is queen. Can you name an easier way to boost creativity, build focus, and make something beautiful all at the same time? We bet you can’t! Coloring has even been proven to have anxiety relieving benefits for both kids and adults. That’s right: scientists have studied it! Coloring is a tried and true way to help the brain relax by giving it a low-stakes task that’s tranquil and fun. Some studies have even shown that certain types of coloring can help you reach a state of mindfulness similar to meditation!


Here are eight of our favorite free coloring pages you can download, print, and give to your kids:



Draw Nature Scenes with Bob Ross


Can you draw happy little clouds,  tall mountains, and the trees you see in nature—just the way you see them? Practice drawing nature scenes with these prompts from Bob Ross: My First Book of Nature.


Download the Draw Nature Scenes coloring pages from Bob Ross: My First Book of Nature




Make Dragon Friends


Dragons can be great friends . . . most of the time. Help your dragon friends remember how to be good friends with a few deep breaths and some calming words, and you and your dragon can learn how to be best friends forever.


Download the Make Dragon Friends coloring  pages from Being Friends With Dragons



Unicorn Party


What’s better than one unicorn? How about FOUR unicorns AND a disco ball?! Once you’re done coloring in all the party guests, don’t forget to draw them a buffet of drinks and snacks so they don’t get hungry or thirsty. (Psst: we hear unicorns love cupcakes!)


Download the Unicorn Party Coloring Sheet from When Unicorns Poop




Make Happy Accidents with Bob Ross


In painting, we don’t make mistakes, we just have happy accidents.
Can you help Bob Ross and Peapod turn their happy accidents
into works of art? Draw what you imagine on Bob and Peapod’s canvases
on these coloring pages.


Download the Happy Accident coloring pages from Bob Ross, Peapod the Squirrel, and the Happy Accident.


Drag Queen Family Portrait


The hips on the drag queen go swish, swish, swish! This page collects the faces of all the fabulous queens featured in the bestselling picture book featured on The Ellen Degeneres Show. Give your queens a little glitz and a little glam to make those portraits pop!


Download the Drag Queen Family Portrait Coloring Sheet from The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish



Draw Something GROSS!


What’s falling out of that trash can? How many disgusting bugs are in the jar? Which types of creatures live on planet slime? Sure to produce giggles, these sheets prompt kids to doodle the yuckiest things they can think of. 


Download Gross Coloring Sheets from Icky, Sticky, Slimy Doodles by Andrew Pinder




Freaky, Funky Fish


Debra Kempf Shumaker’s Freaky, Funky Fish is full of mind-boggling facts about the strangest creatures in the sea. Here are two of her favorites in need of a little color: the mudskipper and the flying fish. 


Download the coloring page from Freaky, Funky Fish





Breathing and Drawing


Your mind can be a busy place! This creative exercise encourages kids to breathe deeply and think about the mind-body connection–all while coloring!


Download the Breathing and Drawing page from My Body is a Rainbow








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