These butterfly coloring pages are anxiously awaiting your bright, cheerful and different colors! Download and print these free butterfly coloring sheets, grab your crayons or colored pencils and maybe a little glitter to create beautiful butterfly pictures ready to flutter in the breeze. Use our free butterfly coloring pages at home or in the classroom.

Butterfly Coloring page pdf file shown printed on white paper and painted by a child with acrylic paint on a bright background with child hand and paint brush
Let’s color the free printable coloring pages of butterflies!

Butterfly Coloring Pages

These free butterfly coloring pages feature simple butterfly sketches with wide dark outlines of black lines and are great for younger kids with the fatter crayons or colored pencils of bright colors and make a great painting activity for kids of all ages and adults. Click the pink button to download the butterfly coloring pages now:

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Free Butterfly Coloring Pages

We are celebrating all things butterfly with this original butterfly coloring pages collection with three unique pages of the beautiful insects. You can color the butterfly wings of different shapes, sizes and uniquely patterned to match real life like monarch butterflies or use this digital download to create your own butterfly wing patterns as a great way to practice fine motor skills.

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1. 3 Butterflies Flying Coloring Page

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Look at the intricate patterns on the butterflies wings just ready for you to color!

Our first butterfly coloring page has three fluttering butterflies flying around the sky. Each is original with uniquely pattern wings. You could color the butterflies the same color combination or make each butterfly a different color palette. While it is a simple design, it includes intricate designs of the butterfly’s wings.

2. Lots & Lots of Butterflies Coloring Page

lots and lots of butterflies coloring page pdf in black ink
So many beautiful butterflies all in one place for coloring fun!

This is literally a printable page of butterflies! These butterfly beauties seem to be  flying on and off the page and will make a beautiful, bright picture when completed. There are so many coloring options for these butterfly coloring pages, it’s definitely a page your kids will want to print another copy and color again. I love the unique butterflies perfect for coloring time.

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3. Big Beautiful Butterfly Coloring Page

Single beautiful butterfly coloring page pdf with large open spaces for color
Big, spacious areas for painting or for younger kids learning to color.

Our last butterfly coloring page is a single butterfly picture that takes up the entire page – a large butterfly! I love the gorgeous intricacies of the butterfly’s wings. This is a lovely coloring page for kids of all ages or adults:

  • Younger kids: big fat crayons, washable markers or chunky colored pencils all work really well without needing a lot of fine motor control to stay inside the lines…if that is what they want to do!
  • Older kids: use paint or get really creative with the color palettes with colored pencils and crayons.
  • Adults: spend some relaxing time being creative in a soothings and de-stressing kinda way making a beautiful butterfly picture all your own through mindfulness activities inspiring creative skills.

Download & Print Free Butterfly Coloring Pages pdf Here

These coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches and can be printed at home or in the classroom with black ink.

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Butterfly wings are large enough that you can use paint instead of crayons, colored pencils or markers.

Butterfly Facts for Kids

  • Butterflies are insects and are found in nearly every corner of the world.
  • A butterfly plays during the day flitting and fluttering their brightly colorful patterned wings.
  • Don’t touch a butterfly or you could accidentally knock off their dusty scales.
  • When a butterfly rests, they usually hold their wings vertically above their body.
  • Butterflies have club tipped antennae.
  • Their life cycle has four stages – egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and adult.

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