This month's free, printable Easter coloring page from children's book illustrator, Melanie Hope Greenberg is so cheerful. It features Easter chicks floating in Easter eggs with their umbrellas open to protect them from the Easter candy raining down.
Personally, I'd love to be caught in a jelly bean rain storm. But this coloring page is not just for Easter. This sweet illustration will enchant young artists any day in spring!
Free Easter Coloring Page
As you can see below, my four-year-old was very enthusiastic with the colored pencils! I never issue the instructions, "stay in the lines." How boring! (Please overlook the stained shirt, that's what happens when your mom is super-cheap and you wear your brother's hand-me-downs.) You can also see that he is still working on his pencil grip!
Print out the coloring page (By clicking on the following link you agree to our terms of service* see end of post) -->: Easter Coloring Page
Tip: Tuck this Easter coloring page into your child's Easter basket, along with one of our 10 Essential Easter Picture Books and your little one is sure to forget all about gobbling up as many Peeps as possible.
Just kidding. He'll still want those sticky marshmallow treats.
About the coloring page illustrator:
Melanie Hope Greenberg is an award winning author and illustrator of more than 15 children's books. Her iconic book, Mermaids on Parade, is an ode to summer, dressing up and self-expression. It was selected as a Bank Street Best Book, and for the Texas Reading Club and PBS Kids Summer Reading Lists. (Not too shabby!)
Melanie was an artist-in-residence at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and conducts author-illustrator workshops at public schools and libraries all over the country. Her illustrations have been published internationally, you can take a look at her illustration website.
You can connect with Melanie (and share photos of your kids doodling on the coloring page) at facebook. You can also visit Melanie's Blog to find out find out how you can get one of her books autographed. They make lovely gifts, especially for kids who might like diggers or mermaids. You wouldn't happen to know any kids like that, would you?
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