Pets Coloring Pages

These free printable pets coloring pages are perfect for entertaining your preschoolers. There are eighteen designs to choose from.

Download and print these preschool coloring pages today. Pass them out as a quiet time activity, or use them as a brain break to calm your anxious kiddos.

Preschoolers are going to love picking one or more of these coloring pages featuring a variety of adorable pets.

Did you know that coloring pages are more than just coloring pages? They can be learning tools disguised as fun!

Pets Coloring Pages

This free preschool printable includes a variety of pet-themed coloring pages. They’ll make a great addition to your upcoming preschool lesson plans.

These print-and-go coloring pages are perfect for busy moms and preschool teachers like you.

You can print them out for your next playdate, as well. They’re perfect for both home and classroom use.

Coloring is a great way to let your kids get creative while learning about colors and color mixing.

Preschoolers will strengthen their concentration skills as they work to complete each of the coloring pages.

You can print these pages and bind them in a folder to create a coloring book for kids.

Or, you can print them one at a time for a quiet activity or transition tool between lessons.

Preschool Coloring Pages

As your preschoolers color these pet coloring pages, you can talk to them about colors.

Discuss the colors they choose to use, but let them be creative. If you offer too much input, you risk stifling your child’s creativity.

Don’t try to teach them the “right” colors to use or you may crush their desire to color. Just talk about color names and color mixing.


Below, I’ve featured just a handful of pet-themed picture books that will help your preschoolers celebrate their pets – or the ones their dreaming of!

You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

The Perfect PetStrictly No ElephantsCan I Be Your Dog?

The Perfect Pet– Elizabeth really wants a pet. But her parents do not want a pet. Instead they give her a cactus. Even though Elizabeth’s new plant proves to be a good listener, Elizabeth still really wants a pet…

Strictly No Elephants – When the local Pet Club won’t admit a boy’s tiny pet elephant, he finds a solution—one that involves all kinds of unusual animals in this sweet and adorable picture book.

Can I Be Your Dog? – This picture book shares the tale of Arfy, a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he’d make. Readers will be happily surprised to learn just who steps up to adopt Arfy.

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities

Children will love acting out their favorite puppy stories with these puppy finger puppets.

This adorable set of wooden kittens stacking game are sure to be your child’s new favorite toy. When children learn to stack toys on top of each other they are developing fine motor skills which later will help them hold a pencil or crayon properly. 

Teach children how dogs grow and change with this life cycle of a dog worksheet. They’ll love learning how their favorite animals change over their lifetime.

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