Color By Number Fish Worksheets

Preschoolers will enjoy working on number recognition and color words with these color by number fish worksheets. There are eight designs included.

If you’re looking for a fun math activity to add to your F is for Fish, P is for Pet, or O is for Ocean preschool lessons, you don’t want to miss these color by number worksheets.

Not only will these fun pages keep your preschoolers busy, but they’ll help reinforce early math and motor skills, as well.

Preschoolers will love following the color code at the bottom of each page to reveal each of the hidden pictures in this pack.

Color By Number Fish Worksheets

These fish-themed color by code printables are a fun way for preschoolers to practice number recognition through eight.

They’ll also practice reading color words for all of the colors of the rainbow plus pink, brown, black, and grey.


To get started, all you need to do is print out the pages you plan to use. I like to print them on standard printer paper.

Grab your preferred coloring medium. I prefer for my kids to use crayons – Crayola crayons to be exact. I think Crayola crayons color smoother than any other brand.

Your preschoolers can also use markers or colored pencils, if you’d prefer.

How to Complete the Pages

To complete the pages, children will identify the number in each section of the page. They’ll reference the color code at the bottom of the page to determine what color to color that section. Then, they’ll color that section.

Continue in this manner until all of the sections are colored and the hidden picture is revealed.


If your preschooler isn’t ready to read and identify color words yet, set out only the crayons they’ll need to complete the page.

Use those crayons to color the color word on the worksheet. Then, preschoolers can use those as visual cues to decide which crayon to use.


Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about fish. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

The Pout-Pout FishThe Rainbow FishOne Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (Beginner Books(R))


The Pout-Pout Fish – Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading “dreary wearies” isn’t really his destiny. 

The Rainbow Fish – The award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share is now available in a board book edition for the youngest child.

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish – Meet the bumpy Wump and the singing Ying, and even the winking Yink who drinks pink ink. The silly rhymes and colorful cast of characters will have every child giggling from morning to night.

More Color by Number Worksheets

If your children enjoyed these color by number worksheets, you’ll love the color by code worksheets featured below.

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  1. I’m eager to do these projects with my 2 four year old grandsons. I have been working with them this school year on preschool items!