Today, your kids are going to have an awesome time coloring and learning some fun facts about the southern state of Arkansas, the home of General Douglas Macarthur, a renowned U.S. military leader from World War II.

Download all the interesting facts about Arkansas here:

Black and white coloring pages with Arkansas facts lying on top of blue-green and purple sheets with assorted crayons on a dark grey background.

Interestingly, this was where the first Walmart store in the United States of America was opened, while feared gangster Al Capone often came to Arkansas to spend time in the hot springs.

The name Arkansas came from early French explorers, and it’s the name they gave to the Quapaw tribe, the native Americans that lived in the area.

It’s also the state in which the largest ever diamond in the U.S.A. was found. It was nicknamed “Uncle Sam”. Let’s learn some more fun facts!

Arkansas Facts Coloring Pages FOR KIDS

  1. Arkansas, known as the “Natural State,” is home to the breathtaking Ozark Mountains, Ouachita Mountains, and the scenic Arkansas River Valley, offering unparalleled natural beauty.
  2. The state’s capital and largest city is Little Rock, situated on the southern bank of the Arkansas River.
  3. Little Rock played an important role in the Civil Rights Movement and is the site of the historic Central High School, where African-American students faced significant challenges in their fight for equal rights.
  4. Hot Springs National Park, located in the state’s southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain, is known for its therapeutic hot springs and is one of the oldest national parks in the country.
  5. Crater of Diamonds State Park, the only place in the world where you can search for and keep diamonds, is located in Arkansas.
  6. Arkansas is the “Land of the Opportunity” and it produces prominent figures like Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart, and Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States.
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THE Biggest diamond ever found in the U.S.A. was found in Arkansas!
  1. The state’s highest point in Mount Magazine, while its lowest point is found at the St. Francis River.
  2. Arkansas is the “Bear State” and is home to a population of 4,000 black bears.
  3. The Quapaw people were one of the native American tribes that originally inhabited the state.
  4. Arkansas has many diverse ecosystems, including national forests, with the Buffalo National River being the first national river.
  5. Arkansans is the “World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest” capital, celebrating this unique tradition.
  6. The state has a rich history dating back to the early 1900s and is famous for its apple blossom festivals, especially in the town of Batesville.

Bonus facts:

  • Arkansas is known as the “Quartz Crystal Capital of the World,” making it a hub for precious gems and quartz crystal enthusiasts.
  • Scott Joplin, the “King of Ragtime,” was the first person to publish his sheet music and is considered the “Folk Capital of America.”


Arkansas Facts coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

Screenshot of a black and white coloring page with Arkansas facts.
the first people to live in the area we know as Arkansas today were the QuaPaw people, a native American tribe!

This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Arkansas Facts that you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!

DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE Arkansas Facts Coloring Pages PDF FILE


Which of these fun facts about Arkansas did you find the most interesting?

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