Stop dog-earing your book pages or tearing off a bit of scrap paper to mark your reading spot! Instead chose one (or all!) of these adorable themed bookmark coloring pages for kids designed just for us by children's book illustrator and author, Melanie Hope Greenberg.
You already know I have a bookmark obsession and have shared how to make bookmarks you will never loose, and how to make darling personalized bead bookmarks, but these free, printable bookmarks to color couldn't be easier!
All the bookmarks featured here have been showcased as part of our coloring page of the month series, so if your kids love coloring pages, take a look at our dozens of adorable free, printable coloring sheets!
Kindness Coloring Page Bookmarks
Aren't these kindness coloring page bookmarks adorable? What better way to brighten someone's day than to decorate a sweet message on a bookmark and leave it inside a book for someone to find! I know I would smile if I discovered one in the next library book I brought home!
Click here to get --> the free, printable kindness bookmarks
Mermaid Coloring Page Bookmarks
Add some whimsy to your reading experience with these mermaid bookmarks. Let your imagination soar as you color in these mythical sea maidens and gentlemen. Artist Melanie Hope Greenberg was inspired by the annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade, and one of the bookmarks features a roller coaster ride. So tuck them between the pages of your current reading material.
Click here --> sail away with these free, printable mermaid bookmarks
Your mermaid-loving kids will also adore these mermaid paper doll coloring pages.
School Coloring Page Bookmarks
Some kids are excited about back to school, others not so much, but whatever their attitude, get them in the spirit with these school-themed bookmarks. Teachers can pass them out in class as a free-time activity or give them out as a special treat to encourage reading.
Click here --> encourage literacy with free, printable school-themed bookmarks
Add in more school coloring pages with these selections:
- Build a paper school house with this schoolhouse template coloring page
- Relax with a homework help coloring page
Summer Coloring Page Bookmarks
Need something to jazz up summer reading with the kids? Color in your own bookmarks. Add this printable bookmark coloring page into your summer reading program materials or have kids color while they listen to a read aloud.
Click here --> have fun in the sun with these summer bookmarks.
Check out all our summer coloring pages here!
Seaside Coloring Page Bookmarks
Dream of heading off to the beach, even in the depths of winter when you pull out these cute seaside bookmark coloring pages! Use them for summer reading programs or inspiration, or for no other reason than they are simply adorable.
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Continue the fun with this beach coloring page.
Winter Coloring Page Bookmarks
When you're cozied up with a book and a hot beverage on a cold winter's day, don't forget just the right bookmark! Choose from a snowman, penguins or a restful, snowy landscape!
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These adorable heart themed bookmarks make a great alternative to traditional classroom Valentine's Day cards! Print out as many as you need to get everyone ready to read their favorite book!
Get them here: Valentine Bookmark coloring page
It doesn't have to be National Poetry Month for kids to color in these adorable bookmark poems. Bonus: when they read the poem every time they crack open a book, they'll have the poem memorized in no time!
Pizza Party Bookmarks
Bookmarks that make you hungry for a snack and teach a sneaky math lesson? Yes, please! Just wipe those greasy fingers before you start turning pages. Get the pizza bookmarks here.
Four Seasons Bookmarks
Enjoy the changing of the seasons with these collection of spring, summer, fall and winter trees. Use each bookmark during the corresponding season, or pick one at random. Get the tree bookmarks here.
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