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Interactive Coloring Sheets for Children
Alphabetical List of Holidays and Teaching Themes

100th Day of School
Learn to count by 2's, 5's and 10's. Use your interactive crayon to color the balloons in groups.
see chart
4th of July
Color these fun activity pictures that kids do on the 4th of July: watching parades, watching fireworks, barbeques, eating watermelon, lighting sparklers, patriotic fun.
911 (September 11) - Patriot Day
Memorial coloring pages for Patriot Day. Images include patriotic symbols, heroes of the day and government officials.
American History - Revolutionary War
American history coloring pages. Pictures include historic images from the Revolutionary War. Famous events and historic figures are part of this collection.
Animals Java Plugin
Arbor Day
Happy trees to color! Paint one of our pictures with your computer crayon then go plant a tree for this holiday's activity. Coloring pictures can also be used for Earth Day.
Autumn
Leaves are falling and it's back to school time! Paint these Autumn pictures with our interactive crayon - apple, apple harvest, autumn landscape, autumn leaves, a tree in autumn, boy doing his computer homework, corn and wheat, autumn weather, harvest, girl doing math homework, scarecrow, school boy, school girl, schoolbus, sunflower, and a boy doing writing homework.
 
Back to School
Fun back to school coloring pages to kick off the school year. Pictures include students, lessons, teachers, a school bus, students reading, technology and math lessons.
Birds A large collection of bird coloring pages. We have all the state birds as well as other species found around the world. see chart
Bird Day
Birds, birds, and more birds!
 
Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with these fun coloring pages of African Americans or people who contributed towards Black History.
 
Chinese New Year
Color your favorite animal of the Chinese Zodiac.
see chart
Christmas Fun
Did you ever see Santa in a green suit? Oh my! Color these fun symbols of Christmas: Boy opening present under Christmas tree, boy with tree on sled, bells, candles, a poinsettia, puppy in basket, Christmas stocking outline, Christmas tree outline, decorated tree, stockings hanging at fireplace, gingerbread man, gingerbread cookie, letters from Santa, old fashion Santa, puppy in stocking, Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, Santa and an attack dog, Santa Claus, Santa's hat outline, Santa's reindeer in snow, teddy bear in gift box, and trimming the Christmas tree.
see chart
Christmas - Religious Christian
Use your interactive crayon to color these Christian symbols of Christmas: Angel with Candle, Baby Jesus in Manger, Baby Jesus, Bible Stories page, Good Tidings Angel, Hark! the Herald Angel, I Love Jesus Balloon, Lamb in Manger, Manger and Star, Mary and Baby Jesus, Mary and Dove, Mary and Jesus, Mother with Child, Dove of Peace, Shepherd, Three Wisemen, Wisemen, King of the Orient Far
see chart
Cinco de Mayo
Do you know the colors of the Mexican flag? Color various symbols of Mexico to celebrate this Mexican- American festive holiday of the Battle of Puebla - flag of Mexico, map of Mexico, tacos, bandito, chile pepper, pinata, sombrero, marachi, puebla gun fighter.
see chart
Columbus Day
Historic pictures to color - Christopher Columbus, Discovery of America, Nina, Santa Maria, etc.
see chart
Constitution Day - Constitution Week
Coloring pages include symbols of the United States, branches of the U.S. government, Presidents and founding fathers.
Dental Health Month
Use your interactive crayon to color a happy tooth, a dentist checkup, how to floss, and other teeth pictures.
see chart
Diplomat  
Dr. Seuss
Use your interactive crayon to color a portrait of Dr. Seuss.
see chart
Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day by coloring these "Let's take care of our Earth" pages about recycling and loving the planet we live on.
see chart
Easter Fun
Save all that dye! Color your Easter Eggs online without the fuss or muss! The Easter Bunny and baby chicks are here to play too!
see chart
Easter - Religious Christian
Coloring sheets include Bible pictures associated with Palm Sunday and Easter.
see chart
Election Day
Find your favorite 2008 politician to color. Included are Obama, McCain, Biden as well as both party primary candidates. You will also find election day symbols are included for to color and print.
 
Fall
Leaves are falling and it's back to school time! Paint these Fall pictures with our interactive crayon - apple, apple harvest, fall landscape, fall leaves, a tree in fall, boy doing his computer homework, corn and wheat, fall weather, harvest, girl doing math homework, scarecrow, school boy, school girl, schoolbus, sunflower, and a boy doing writing homework.
 
Families Theme
Family coloring pics can be found throughout the site. Here are some good ones for Moms, Dads and Grandparents.
see chart
Famous Americans in History
Color pictures of famous Americans - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Paul Revere, Ben Franklin, Betsy Ross, and the signing of the Declaration of Independence!
see chart
Father's Day
Pictures that you can color and give to Dad for Father's Day. Make your own card !
see chart
Fire Safety and Prevention Week see chart
Flags - the History of the U.S. Flag
Color different versions of the U.S. Flag. Every time a state joined the Union, the flag changed.
see chart
Flag Day
Symbols of the USA to color and print : Statue of Liberty, Washington Monument, bald eagle, apple pie, liberty bell, Uncle Sam, 5 pointed star by Betsy Ross, Betsy Ross flag, and a collection of all the U.S. flags - US Flag History.
see chart
Fourth of July
Color these fun activity pictures that kids do on the 4th of July: watching parades, watching fireworks, barbeques, eating watermelon, lighting sparklers, patriotic fun.
see chart
Graduation
Symbols of graduation and the school year. Color sheets include students, teachers, lessons, classroom studies, caps and gowns and diplomas.
Grandparents Day
Celebrate Grandparent's Day with these fun coloring pages for Grandma and Grandpa. Coloring pages can be used as a printable greeting card. Kids can write their own message!
see chart
Groundhog's Day
Color our fun little groundhog!
see chart
Halloween
Fun treats for students! Color a black cat on a pumpkin, funny ghosts, silly monsters, witches and pumpkin faces.
see chart
Hanukkah
Use your interactive crayon to color this menorah, dreidel, or Star of David, map outline of Israel, and Flag of Israel.
see chart
Harvest Coloring Pictures
Color pictures food, cornacopias, and other symbols of autumn harvest
see chart
Hispanic Heritage Month
Use your interactive crayon to color these famous Hispanic Americans - Anthony Quinn, Antonia Novello, Cesar Chavez, Gloria Estefan, Hilda Solis, Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno and Roberto Clemente.
see chart
Interactive Alphabet Coloring Pages
A B C D E
F G H I J
K L M N O
P Q R S T
U V W X Y
Z        
see chart
Ireland Culture Coloring Pages
Get out your green crayon! You're going to love these Irish Symbols: harp, shamrock, Celtic crosses, flag of Ireland, Blarney Castle, a shillelagh, a claddagh, and leprechauns.
see chart
Kwanzaa
Color the symbols of Kwanzaa as you learn about this African-American and Pan-American holiday. Pictures included are: 7 Candles (Mishumaa Saba), First Fruits, Unity Chalice (Kikombe cha Umoja), Corn (Muhindi), Flag (Bendera), Crops (Mazao), Gifts (Zawadi), Straw Mat (Mkeka), African Hair Combs, Statuette, African Mask, African Drum.
see chart
Labor Day
Celebrate the workers of the United States. You will find colorful occupations of community helpers here: astronaut, baker, brick layer, business woman, chemist, dj, farmer, glass blower, maid, mailman, nurse, painter, photographer, plumber, policeman, road worker, shoe cobbler, surgeon, tailor, and yard maintenance worker.
see chart
Mardi Gras
Color the symbols of Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday. Pictures include a Bourbon Street Sign, Masks, Horns, Beads, King Cake, a Crown and Jesters.
see chart
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Famous Americans in History)
Color pictures of famous Americans - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Paul Revere, Ben Franklin, Betsy Ross, and the signing of the Declaration of Independence!
see chart
May Day - Coming soon!  
Memorial Day
Remember our soldiers that have died to protect us. Color sheets include: flags at graves, memorials, veteran saluting the flag, patriotic heart, patriotic ribbon, peace symbols, and a soldier playing taps.
see chart
Mexico Culture Coloring Pages
Do you know the colors of the Mexican flag? Color various symbols of Mexico to celebrate this Mexican- American festive holiday of the Battle of Puebla - flag of Mexico, map of Mexico, tacos, bandito, chile pepper, pinata, sombrero, marachi, puebla gun fighter.
see chart
Mother's Day
Pictures that you can color and give to Mom for Mother's Day. Make your own card !
see chart
Native American Coloring Pages
Use the interactive crayon to color these Native American sheets. Printable pictures include bow and arrows, a deerskin shirt, Indian making a fire, Indian gathering berries, Indian grinding corn, a warrior headdress, Indian hide, Indian Chief, a warrior, a Kachina doll, an Indian on horseback, a Kachina, Moccasins, Native American pottery, a seed pot, and a warrior's shield.
see chart
New Year Day
Use your interactive crayon to color Father Time, noisemakers, a countdown clock, a snowman, and other pictures associated with the New Year!
see chart
Paintbox  
Passover
Use your interactive crayon to color these images. Several pictures depict Bible stories related to Moses and the Passover holiday. Color others that show how the holiday is celebrated.
see chart
Patriotic Color Sheets
Symbols of the United States Theme

Several holidays offer coloring pages that fit this theme. See:
Symbols of the United States (Flag Day)
,
Memorial Day
,
Veterans Day
,
Presidents Day,
4th of July,
and Election Day (coming soon).
see chart
Pilgrim Coloring Sheets
Color pilgrims and symbols of their time.
see chart
Plants
Happy trees to color! A collection of coloring pictures for Arbor Day.
see chart
President's Day - U.S. Presidents
A complete set of coloring pages for all U.S. Presidents. Each President has several pages that include a map of their birth state, a portrait and what flags flew during their Presidency.
see chart
St. Patrick's Day
Get out your green crayon! You're going to love these Irish Symbols: harp, shamrock, Celtic crosses, flag of Ireland, Blarney Castle, a shillelagh, a claddagh, and leprechauns.
see chart
Spring
Symbols of spring to color. Children love all the colors in the rainbow - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Color these educational pictures that make you think of spring!
see chart
Summer
Symbols of summer come alive with the interactive color crayon. Season pics include fun at the beach, a trip to the beach, a butterfly, camping games, canoeing, dirty kids, hiking, BBQ hotdog and hamburg, lemonade stand, mermaid, ocean swimmer, seashore, shark, sunshine and a water balloon fight.
see chart
Thanksgiving
Make your turkey colorful - it might cheer the poor bird up! Numerous pics including Pilgrims, Native Americans, harvests, turkey dinners and turkeys..
see chart
Transportation  
Turkey Coloring Pages
Choose from a large selection of turkeys to color.
see chart
USA Flags - History of American Flags
Color our collection of U.S. Flags. History, trivia and what states are represented are included on each page.
see chart
USA Geography - States
Landmarks, famous residents, symbols, flags, animals & maps coloring sheets by state.
see chart
Valentine's Day
Color, cut and paste some of these hearts and love symbols to make your own valentines or love notes!
see chart
Veteran's Day
A salute to our veterans - color a veteran saluting the flag, a veteran flyer or a patriotic heart.
see chart
Winter
Brrr...it's cold outside...color these delightful winter pictures: Baby in a snowsuit, girl and snowman, ice skaters, making a snowball, man with a snow shovel, sledding, winter snow scene, snow shovel, snow woman, snowman and snowwoman and snowman sledding.
see chart

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Holidays and

Teaching Themes

November Games, Learning Activities & Worksheets

Veterans Day Thematic Unit - Coloring Pages, Worksheets, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas Veterans Day
Native Americans Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas Native American Heritage Month
Thanksgiving Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas Thanksgiving
November Calendar of Events - November Teaching Ideas Other November Teaching Ideas

December Teaching Activities & Worksheets

Hanukkah Thematic Unit - Hanukkah
Winter Theme Unit of Study - Winter
Christmas Thematic Unit - Christmas Fun
Christian Christmas Theme Unit of Study - Christmas - Religious Christian Christmas
Kwanzaa Theme Unit of Study - Kwanzaa
New Year Thematic Unit - New Year
December Calendar of Events - December Teaching Ideas - Other December Teaching Ideas

Sample Thematic Activities & Teaching Ideas

Letter Activities, Coloring Pages, Worksheets and Games - Letters of the Alphabet Games
Community Helpers Games, Activities, Worksheets, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Community Helpers
100th Day of School Games, Activities, Worksheets, Books, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - The 100th day of School Activities
Seasons Thematic Unit - Summer - Summer
Seasons Thematic Unit - Fall - Autumn - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Fall
Seasons Thematic Unit - Winter - Winter
Seasons Thematic Unit - Spring - Spring
U.S. Presidents Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Timelines, Books, Poetry, Stories, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Presidents
Dr. Seuss Thematic Teaching Unit - NEA Read Across America - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Native Americans Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Native American Study
USA States - U.S. Geography Thematic Unit - U.S. Geography

Holiday Fun- Alphabetical

100 Days of School Theme Unit of Study - 100th Day of School
4th of July Thematic Unit - 4th of July
Patriot Day Theme Unit of Study - 9/11 - Patriot Day
April Fools Day Thematic Unit - April Fools Day
American Heart Month Thematic Unit - Wear Red Day - American Heart Month
Arbor Day Theme Unit of Study - Arbor Day
Armed Forces Thematic Unit - Armed Forces Day
Ash Wednesday Theme Unit of Study - Ash Wednesday
  - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Back to School Thematic Unit - Back to School
Birds Theme Unit of Study - Bird Day
Black History Thematic Unit - Black History Month
Chinese New Year Theme Unit of Study - Chinese New Year
Christmas Thematic Unit - Christmas Fun
Christian Christmas Theme Unit of Study - Christmas - Religious Christian Christmas
Cinco de Mayo Thematic Unit - Cinco de mayo
Christopher Columbus Theme Unit of Study - Columbus Day
Constitution Day Thematic Unit - Constitution Day | Constitution Week
Dental Health Theme Unit of Study - Dental Health Month
Dr. Seuss Thematic Unit - Dr. Seuss Birthday
Earth Day Theme Unit of Study - Earth Day
Fun Easter Thematic Unit - Easter Fun
Christian Easter Theme Unit of Study - Easter - Religious Christian Easter
Election Day Thematic Unit - Election Day
Epiphany Thematic Unit - Epiphany
Fall - Autumn Theme Unit of Study - Fall Activities
Father's Day Thematic Unit - Father's Day
Fire Safety Theme Unit of Study - Fire Safety Week
Flag Day Thematic Unit - Flag Day
Fourth of July Theme Unit of Study - Fourth of July
Graduation Thematic Unit - Graduation
Grandparents Day  Theme Unit of Study - Grandparents Day
Groundhog's Day Thematic Unit - Groundhog's Day
Halloween Theme Unit of Study - Halloween
Hanukkah Thematic Unit - Hanukkah
New Year Theme Unit of Study - Happy New Years Eve
Hispanic Heritage Thematic Unit - Hispanic Heritage Month
Kwanzaa Theme Unit of Study - Kwanzaa
Labor Day Thematic Unit - Labor Day
Leap Year Thematic Unit - Leap Year
Mardi Gras Theme Unit of Study - Mardi Gras
Martin Luther King  Thematic Unit - Martin Luther King, Jr Day
May Day Theme Unit of Study - May Day
Memorial Day Thematic Unit - Memorial Day
Mothers Day Theme Unit of Study - Mother's Day
National Day of Prayer Theme Unit of Study - National Day of Prayer
Native Americans Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Native American Study
New Year Thematic Unit - New Year
One Hundred Days of School Theme Unit of Study - One Hundredth Day of School
Passover Thematic Unit - Passover
U.S. Presidents Theme Unit of Study - Presidents Day - U.S. Presidents
St Patricks Day Thematic Unit - St. Patrick's Day
Spring Theme Unit of Study - Spring Fun
Summer Thematic Unit - Summer
Super Bowl Theme Unit of Study - Super Bowl Sunday
  - Teacher Appreciation Week
Thanksgiving Thematic Unit - Thanksgiving
Valentines Day Theme Unit of Study - Valentine's Day
Veterans Day Thematic Unit - Veteran's Day
Winter Theme Unit of Study - Winter
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