41 Mysterious Dinosaur Coloring Pages (Free PDF Printables)

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Step back in time to the age of the dinosaurs with our Dinosaur Coloring Pages! These pages offer a thrilling journey into the prehistoric world, where the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex, the towering Brachiosaurus, and the swift Velociraptor roam. Each coloring page is a window into the past, showcasing these incredible creatures in their ancient habitats.

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Activity: Dinosaur Coloring and Museum Exhibit

Perfect for young paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts, our collection not only sparks creativity but also ignites a curiosity about these fascinating creatures that once ruled the Earth. As kids bring these extinct giants to life with their vibrant colors, they’ll engage in a fun, educational activity, learning about different dinosaur species and their unique characteristics.

However, our dinosaur coloring pages are perfect for more than just coloring!

Set up a museum exhibit by following the guidelines below, or get creative and add some of your ideas!

Objective: Create a personalized dinosaur museum exhibit using colored dinosaur pages, ideal for a fun and educational experience for children who love dinosaurs.

Materials Needed

  • Dinosaur Coloring Pages (variety of species)
  • Crayons, colored pencils, or markers
  • Large poster board or several sheets of construction paper
  • Glue or double-sided tape
  • Optional: Additional decorative materials (stickers, glitter, etc.)
  • Scissors
  • Labels or small pieces of paper
  • Pens or markers for writing

Directions

  1. Color the Dinosaurs: Start by giving the children the dinosaur coloring pages. Let them color the dinosaurs, encouraging them to use their imagination and creativity.
  2. Cut Out the Dinosaurs: Once colored, carefully cut out the dinosaur figures. Younger children might need help with this step.
  3. Prepare the Exhibit Space: Lay out the poster board or construction paper. This will be the base for your dinosaur museum exhibit.
  4. Arrange the Dinosaurs: Before attaching them, arrange the cut-out dinosaurs on the board. Think about grouping herbivores and carnivores or arranging them in prehistoric scenes.
  5. Attach the Dinosaurs: Once you’re happy with the layout, glue the dinosaurs onto the board. Add any extra decorative materials for a more dynamic exhibit.
  6. Create Labels: Write labels for each dinosaur, including interesting facts or the names of the species. Attach these labels next to the corresponding dinosaurs.
  7. Present the Exhibit: Invite family members, friends, or classmates to view the dinosaur exhibit. The children can act as ‘tour guides’, sharing the facts they’ve learned about each dinosaur.

Benefits

  • Encourages artistic skills and creativity in coloring.
  • Teaches about different dinosaur species and prehistoric life.
  • Enhances presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Promotes pride and confidence in creating an educational exhibit.

This Dinosaur Coloring and Museum Exhibit activity provides a unique blend of art, science, and public speaking, making it a perfect project for children interested in dinosaurs and prehistoric worlds. It’s a great way to turn a coloring activity into an interactive learning experience!

You might also like our Pteradactyl dinosaur coloring pages, and Tyrannosaurus Rex coloring pages!


How to Get Started

To download any of the printables below is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Download: Choose the printable design that resonates with you. Click on the image.
  2. Print: The PDF file will automatically open. Print the PDF file on your printer.
  3. Start creating and/or using the PDF printable. Enjoy!

Each PDF download is created for standard US letter size; however, they also fit perfectly onto A4 paper sizes.

Terms of Use: Our coloring pages and printables are for personal use only. Print as many copies as you need for your kids, students, after-school group, church group, etc. To share, please share a link to this page. Please do not sell, email, share digital copies online, or distribute them for any other purpose. Thank you!


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Cute dinosaur with birthday hat and balloons
Cute dinosaur wearing a birthday hat and balloons
Cute dinosaur with cupcake on back
Cute dinosaur with cupcake on back
Happy brontosaurus standing in forest
Happy brontosaurus standing in a forest
Stegosaurus walking in forest
Stegosaurus walking in a forest
Dinosaur walking through tree vines
Dinosaur walking through tree vines
Dinosaur basking in the sun
Dinosaur basking in the sun
Cute triceratops dinosaur
Cute triceratops dinosaur
Cute stegosaurus dinosaur
Cute stegosaurus dinosaur
Cute pteranodon flying
Cute pteranodon flying
Cute parasaurolophus
Cute parasaurolophus dinosaur
Cute pachycephalosaursus dinosaur
Cute pachycephalosaurus dinosaur
Cute iguanodon dinosaur
Cute iguanodon dinosaur
Cute ichthyosaurus swimming with fish
Cute ichthyosaurus swimming with fish
Cute heterodontosaurus dinosaur
Cute heterodontosaurus dinosaur
Cute elasmosaurus swimming with fish
Cute elasmosaurus swimming with fish
Cute diplodocus standing by erupting volcanoes
Cute diplodocus standing by erupting volcanoes
Cute dinosaur holding gift
Cute dinosaur holding a gift
Cute dinosaur wearing birthday hat
Cute dinosaur wearing birthday hat
Cute dimetrodon dinosaur
Cute dimetrodon dinosaur
Cute ankylosaurus dinosaur
Cute ankylosaurus dinosaur
Baby dinosaur hatching from egg
Baby dinosaur hatching from egg
Walking tyrannosaurus rex
Walking tyrannosaurus rex
Tyrannosaurus Rex roaring
Tyrannosaurus Rex roaring
Flying pterodactyl
Flying pterodactyl
Cute pterodactyl
Cute pterodactyl
Walking Triceratops dinosaur
Walking Triceratops dinosaur

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Triceratops walking
Triceratops walking
Triceratops holding one foot up
Triceratops holding one foot up
Simple Triceratops dinosaur
Simple Triceratops dinosaur
Stegosaurus standing in trees
Stegosaurus standing in trees

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Simple Stegosaurus dinosaur
Simple Stegosaurus dinosaur
Stegosaurus side view
Stegosaurus side view
Roaring Spinosaurus dinosaur
Roaring Spinosaurus dinosaur
Velociraptor walking
Velociraptor walking
Ankylosaurus dinosaur
Ankylosaurus dinosaur
Roaring Spinosaurus
Roaring Spinosaurus
Plesiosaurs dinosaur
Plesiosaurs dinosaur
Cute dinosaur walking on hind legs
Cute dinosaur walking on hind legs
Triceratops walking
Triceratops walking

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All About Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs, the magnificent creatures that roamed the Earth millions of years ago, continue to captivate our imaginations today, making them perfect in our collection of free dinosaur coloring pages. These prehistoric giants lived during the Mesozoic Era, which spanned from about 252 to 66 million years ago.

Dinosaurs come in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and species, from the towering and long-necked Brachiosaurus to the fearsome and carnivorous Tyrannosaurus rex.

They were a diverse group of reptiles, known for their incredible adaptations and evolutionary success. The study of dinosaurs, known as paleontology, has allowed scientists to uncover fascinating details about their anatomy, behavior, and ecological roles.

Through fossil discoveries, we have gained insights into how these ancient creatures lived, reproduced, and interacted with their environment. The world of dinosaurs offers a rich source of inspiration, making them a beloved subject for coloring pages that both entertain and educate children and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.

Creative Coloring Ideas

Whether you’re a teacher looking for an educational activity, a parent helping your child learn about fascinating animals, cartoon characters, unicorns, places, community service jobs, or other things, or an adult who loves the therapeutic task of coloring, our free coloring pages can provide hours of engaging entertainment and valuable information as a starting point. You will find something that sparks your interest!

Getting started doesn’t take much—just a few supplies and some creativity.

So grab your crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and get excited about coloring and letting your imagination flow! You can even get a lap desk and take your coloring pages to enjoy in the car or while waiting your turn at an appointment!

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