Coloring pages are often touted as meditative devices and what better subject for kids to dwell on than peace? For our monthly coloring page series, Melanie Hope Greenberg inked this peace coloring page depicting a parade a diverse children and grown-ups. Add this peace and diversity coloring page to your library and classroom activity tables and read a few peace picture books and you'll be all set.
Download and print (by clicking here you agree to our terms of service* see below): Peace and diversity coloring page.
Melanie originally created this artwork in 2002 for the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that promotes social justice and civil rights in the United States. SPLC discovered Melanie's work through her work with the Children's Defense Fun and AFL-CIO, and published greeting cards and labels using Melanie's artwork.
Other resources to teach peace and celebrate diversity:
- Emotions coloring page
- Multicultural children coloring page
- Picture books that teach peace
- Picture books about diversity
- I Love You Americanly book and coloring page
See all of Melanie’s coloring pages:
Meet the illustrator:
Melanie Hope Greenberg is an award winning author and illustrator of more than 15 children’s books. Her cheerful, vibrant illustrations can be found in books such as Good Morning, Digger, Down in the Subway and A City Is. Her very popular Mermaids on Parade was selected as a Bank Street Best Book, and for the Texas Reading Club and PBS Kids Summer Reading Lists.
I’m sure you know a kid who likes diggers. Or mermaids? Or subways? Melanie signs all copies of her books purchased through her Amazon vendor link.
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