Today we have easy zentangle patterns to color that are perfect for kids or adults who are looking for a beginner, simpler zentangle pattern to tackle.

Zentangles are a relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It’s a way of making art that both children and adults can enjoy together; we even have a whole section dedicated to zentangles. <–Check out all the zentangle fun!

Easy Zentangle - Simple Zentangle art patterns to color shown with crayons, colored pencils and markers
Let’s start with an easy zentangle!

Zentangles are a fun way for kids of all ages to develop creativity, focus, motor skills and color recognition.

Simple Zentangle Coloring Pages

I’m always looking for new ways to express my feelings or my mood (cheesy, I know!), and that’s how I found out about zentangles! As an adult, I find them a creative and relaxing hobby that I can pick up for just a few spare moments or an entire evening.

For kids, coloring sheets as well as zen coloring pages improve motor skills, stimulate creativity, contribute to better handwriting, teach color awareness, improve focus and hand to eye coordination, help learn about spacial awareness, and most importantly, improve confidence and self-esteem!

There are so many benefits to coloring pictures for all ages including relaxation, improving focus and sparking creativity.

Whether you are a beginner who needs step-by-step instructions, or a pro who is looking for complicated and cool drawings to color, you’re in the right place.

Easy Zentangle Patterns

simple zentangle coloring pages - zentangle art patterns - three shown on this printed pdf
Print off the zentangle art patterns to get started!

Zentangle coloring pages are a great way to create your own art by coloring unique doodle patterns:

  • One of the coolest things about zentangles is that they can take as long or as little time as you’d like.
  • By coloring our easy zentangle patterns, you’ll be able to start creating your own patterns in your mind and sooner than you think, you’ll be making your own too!

This printable set is perfect for introducing the popular art of zentangles to your children… or even yourself!

There’s no age limit.



Easy Zentangle Art Patterns to Color - 3 from Kids Activities Blog - shown are 3 zentangle art pdf to color
Which zentangle art pattern will you color first?

Zentangle Art to Color

In our set of three pages of Zentangle art patterns ready for you to grab your favorite art supplies – pencils, colored pencils, markers, paint or glitter glue.

Zentangle Simple Pattern 1

A large traditional zentangle repetitive art pattern has been cut into 3 shapes: triangle, circle & square.  See if you can follow the original string that started the pattern and color accordingly or color the easy pattern within each shape.

Zentangle Simple Pattern 2

These four easy zentangle patterns could also be classified as mandala art as well.  The meditative simple design of multiple structured patterns repeat within the circular shape:

  1. Mandala zentangle #1 – Half circle shape doodles are drawn together mirroring scales of a fish that concentrically become smaller toward the middle of the oval looped flower-like center.
  2. Mandala zentangle #2 – Round concentric lines are the base for the layering of petal-like shaped doodles in ovals and partial ovals with a complete circle at the middle.
  3. Mandala zentangle #4 – Circles are arranged stacked on top of each other with curly lined doodles inside surrounding a single small circle in the center of the design.

Zentangle Simple Pattern 3

Zentangle line patterns are created for a full picture effect demonstrating a house, fence, street and sun.  The alternating fence slat designs repeat petal lines opposite feathered lines.  The roof of the house has half circle doodles stacked on top of each other with a simple plant petal in the center of the home’s window.  The street is lined with concentric circles and straight lines that mimi brick patterns.  The sun is created from a simple zentangle mandala art pattern with a floral flair and pencil drawn dots.

These easy zentangles sheets are completely free and can be printed at home in minutes…

Download All 3 Easy Zentangle Art Here: 

simple easy zentangle art patterns to color pdfs shown with pencil colored pencils and crayons
I am going to color all the circles within a circle green and red like an olive stuffed with pimento!

How to Color Zentangles

Coloring zentangles is easy, relaxing and fun. Making beautiful art through colorful doodle designs can be extended by using those finished patterns for cards, wall art, photo backgrounds or part of your daily journal.

While some people may choose to color zentangles in black and white, we here at Kids Activities Blog are all about color!

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Put together your favorite color scheme and sigh the cares of the world away while coloring. Print and color Zentangle coloring pages for a calming creative experience.

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Which easy zentangle pattern are you going to print and color first?


  1. Thanks for these great zentangle patterns. They are so relaxing to color and they look pretty framed as artwork in the toy room!

  2. Kristen Yard says:

    Aw, you are so welcome! What a great idea to frame them for the toy room! Enjoy!

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