Going to the zoo is an exciting trip that helps kids learn about wild animals. The second best thing… is coloring these zoo coloring pages! Scroll down to the bottom of this page, download our packet, & grab your favorite crayons!
Practice your best roar and enjoy your imaginary trip to the zoo with these coloring sheets: this printable pack includes two coloring pages, all ready to be colored.
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Free Printable Zoo animal coloring pages
Kids love zoos because it’s the one place where they can see (and sometimes touch) their favorite animals while learning about them, like the foods they like, where they sleep, how many years they live, etc. Before we get to the coloring fun, let’s play a game! How many zoo animals can you think of?
Here are a few to warm up your brain:
Can you think of any more? I bet you do!
Let’s start with what you might need to enjoy this coloring sheet.
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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR ZOO 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 zoo coloring pages template pdf — see green button below to download & print
Cartoon zoo animal coloring page
Our first coloring page features a giraffe and a lion co-existing together in a zoo! This coloring page is great for creative kids, as they can use several different crayons to color it. Green for the trees and bushes, yellow for the giraffe, brown for the giraffe’s spots and the lion’s mane… The options are limitless!
Cute zoo animals coloring page
Our second coloring page features the main entrance of a zoom. Even from outside we can catch a glimpse of a giraffe and an elephant – that’s how big they are! There’s also a cute monkey and a pelican on the zoo sign. This coloring page is slightly more complex because of the rocks on the wall and the lines of the door – making it perfect for older kids that love challenges.
Download & Print Free Zoo Coloring Pages pdf Here
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 these zoo coloring pages?