17 Earth Day Coloring Pages (Free PDF Printables)

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Celebrate our planet with our Earth Day Coloring Pages, a collection designed to inspire environmental awareness and appreciation. As Earth Day approaches, these pages offer a creative and educational way to engage with the importance of environmental stewardship. Each coloring sheet features elements that highlight the beauty of nature and the need to protect our Earth with symbols of conservation and sustainability.

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Additional Activities for Earth Day Coloring Pages

These pages are a fun activity and a gentle reminder of our responsibility to care for our planet. Whether you’re an adult seeking a mindful coloring experience or an educational activity for children, these Earth Day coloring pages are a wonderful way to honor our home planet. However, they are perfect for more than just coloring. The following ideas will give you a great start for Earth Day activities:

Earth Day Coloring and Learning Stations

  • Objective: To teach about different environmental themes through coloring and educational stations.
  • Materials: Various Earth Day coloring pages (each featuring a different theme like wildlife, recycling, plant life), information cards about each theme, crayons or colored pencils, tables or designated areas for each station.
  • Directions:
    1. Set up different stations, each with a specific Earth Day coloring page and an information card related to the page’s theme.
    2. Have children rotate between stations, coloring and reading the information cards.
    3. Encourage discussions about what they learned at each station and how the coloring page relates to the theme (e.g., how recycling helps the planet and the importance of forests).
    4. Conclude with a group discussion about how these themes are interconnected and why they are important for Earth Day.

Create an Earth Day Mural

  • Objective: To promote teamwork and awareness about environmental conservation.
  • Materials: Large Earth Day coloring pages or a large roll of paper with a drawn Earth Day scene, coloring supplies (crayons, markers, paints), wall space, or a bulletin board.
  • Directions:
    1. Spread the large Earth Day coloring scene on a flat surface or hang it on a wall.
    2. Invite children to collaboratively color the mural, discussing their choices of colors and what each part of the picture represents.
    3. Once completed, display the mural in a common area.
    4. Hold a discussion or presentation where children explain different aspects of the mural and what they signify about Earth Day and environmental protection.

Coloring and Environmental Pledge

  • Objective: To encourage personal commitment to environmental conservation.
  • Materials: Earth Day coloring pages featuring nature scenes and environmental actions, crayons or markers, and a poster board for pledges.
  • Directions:
    1. Give each child an Earth Day coloring page and discuss the actions depicted (like planting trees, saving water, etc.).
    2. After coloring, ask the children to think about what they can do to help the Earth.
    3. Have them write a pledge on a poster board about an action they will take to protect the environment (e.g., “I pledge to turn off the lights when I leave a room”).
    4. Display the pledges alongside the colored pages as a reminder and inspiration.

These activities allow children to engage creatively with Earth Day themes while learning about and committing to environmental protection and conservation.

While you’re here, grab our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt (there are four to choose from!)


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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Mother Nature hugging Earth
Mother Nature hugging the Earth
Variety of recycle bins for Earth Day
Variety of recycle bins for Earth Day
Illustration of Earth Day
Illustration of Earth Day

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Organic recycle bin
Organic recycle bin
Make Everyday Earth Day
Make Everyday Earth Day
Metal recycle bin
Metal recycle bin
Love Earth sign on a tree
Love Earth sign on a tree
Plastic recycle bin
Plastic recycle bin
Earth Day Everyday
Earth Day Everyday

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Paper recycle bin
Paper recycle bin
Children cleaning a yard for Earth Day
Children cleaning a yard for Earth Day
Happy Earth Day
Happy Earth Day
Earth and dove surrounded by rainbow
Earth and dove surrounded by a rainbow
Glass recycle bin
Glass recycle bin
Children holding Mother Earth
Children holding Mother Earth

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Earth Day elements
Earth Day elements
Cute kids holding Mother Earth
Cute kids holding Mother Earth

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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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