Today we have free furry and slightly fierce wolf coloring pages. Download the wolf coloring sheets, grab your gray and black crayons or water color paints to create the perfect grey wolf portrait.
These unique drawings, wolf inspired color activities, are perfect coloring fun for kids of all ages and adults who are coloring fans.
Printable Wolf Coloring Pages
Historically wolves have been identified as wild dogs and feared for their sharp teeth and feisty reputation as a dangerous creature. Poor Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf or those 3 Little Pigs…need I say more? In real life a gray wolf would have grown up from a cute baby wolf pup in a wolf family into potentially the leader of the pack.
Today we are celebrating the wild animals with this printable wolf coloring page pack that has two pages of simple sketches. Speaking of packs, this seems perfect for celebrating wolves!
Let’s start with what you might need to enjoy this coloring sheet.
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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR WOLF COLORING SHEETS
This coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
- Something to color with: favorite crayons, colored pencils, markers, paint, water colors…
- (Optional) Something to cut with: scissors or safety scissors
- (Optional) Something to glue with: glue stick, rubber cement, school glue
- The printed wolf coloring pages template pdf — see grey button below to download & print
Howling Wolf Coloring Pages
Our first page in this coloring set features a lone wolf howling at the full moon. With the tree pines behind it, the scene looks so majestic and really shows that wolves are magnificent animals.
This is a simpler line drawing that works great for younger children .
Iconic Wolf Picture Coloring Page
Our second coloring page features a fluffy wolf watching over the mountains and contemplating the full moon. There’s lots of empty space so older kids can add other details like rocks or clouds. Younger kids can use a larger crayon or paint brush without problem.
Download & Print Free Wolf Coloring Pages pdf Here
Things You Might Not Know About Wolves
Your little naturalist will need a wolf’s sense to decipher some interesting wolf facts from the animal world:
- Wolves on average weigh between 35-40 lbs which is considered a medium dog size domesticated dog, smaller than a Labrador Retriever and about the same size as a small Australian Shepherd.
- Wolves belong don’t always live in wolf packs. They may live as a lone wolf as they are between packs or as a longterm choice.
- The average wolf pack size is 8 wolves in the United States. Pack dynamics include they hunt and wolves help care for each other.
- The average wolf pack territories size is 14 square miles. They cover about 10% of that territories range each day. Think of all those paw prints!
- Wolves are part of the canid family which consists of 35 species. Some wolf names you might be familiar with are: white wolf, grey wolf, arctic wolf and timber wolf.
Developmental Benefits of Coloring Pages
We may think of coloring pages as just fun, but they also have some really cool benefits for both kids and adults:
- For kids: Fine motor skill development and hand-eye coordination develop with the action of coloring or painting coloring pages. It also helps with learning patterns, color recognition, structure of drawing and so much more!
- For adults: Relaxation, deep breathing and low-set up creativity are enhanced with coloring pages.
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Did you enjoy the free wolf coloring pages?