Looking for unique coloring pages about the great outdoors? Well, break out the colored pencils! Here are eight different outdoor scenes that your kids will love to bring to life.
All of these outdoor coloring pages are designed by children's book author and illustrator, Melanie Hope Greenberg. Greenberg's iconic book, Mermaids on Parade celebrates a famous Brooklyn summer outdoor event at the beach, so you'll want to be sure to check that out, too!
Use the following table of contents to find the perfect coloring page for your situation!
Great Outdoors Coloring Pages:
Outdoor Activities Coloring Pages
At the Pool
This cute swimming pool coloring page makes a good poolside break activity or a way to satisfy little one's swimming ambitions when it's raining. Check out that girl with the gravity-defying braids!
Get the coloring page here: Swimming Pool Coloring Page
Cheering for the Home Team
Here's a fun coloring page for baseball fans. This illustration is taken from Melanie's book, I Love You, Americanly, (written by Lynn Parrish Sutton) a celebration of all things American.
Get the coloring page here: Baseball Coloring Page
Make a Fly a Kite Coloring Book
This kite coloring page is more than just a coloring page, it's a DIY book. Watch the video above to see how kids will put their writing and storytelling skills to the test with a fun coloring page book activity.
Get the coloring page here: Kite Coloring Book
Sledding down a Hill
Let's not forget about the great outdoors in winter. This sledding coloring page will have kids reaching for their mittens and hats.
Get the coloring page here: Sledding Coloring Page
Around the Campfire
Camping is an essential outdoor experience for every kid. This coloring page featuring kids singing around the campfire will put everyone in the mood for s'mores. (It's okay, you can also make them in the microwave.)
Get the coloring page here: Campfire Coloring Page
Observe the Night Sky
This coloring page features a sweet cat gazing through a telescope at the starry night sky. He may even spy a shooting star or two. The best part is you can cut out the center to make either a peek-a-boo card or a frame.
Get the coloring page here: Night Sky Coloring Page
At the Seashore
Keep little ones occupied while you pack up the towels, sunscreen and beach umbrellas. Hand them a pack of crayons and this seaside coloring page and they'll be ready to go in no time.
Get the coloring page here: Beach Coloring Page
Under the Apple Tree
Two curious mice crank the magical lever on this apple tree to produce a barrel of apple cider. This apple tree coloring page is also a good preschool activity. Cut out the apples and glue them to wooden craft sticks so the group can sing the "5 little apples" rhyme.
Get the coloring page (and the rhyme!) here: Apple Tree Coloring Page
Design Your Own Wilderness Park!
With this clever park coloring page, kids can use their imagination to add creatures and hikers to a path, while giving their park a clever name and designing their own badge and logo.
Get the coloring page: Park Coloring Page