Ostrich Coloring Pages (Free PDF Printables)

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Ostrich coloring pages are perfect for curious kids who love to learn about different kinds of animals. These pages showcase the world’s largest bird in all its glory. From their long necks and legs to their distinctive feathers, each coloring page offers a unique view of these fascinating creatures. As you add your colors, you can imagine the ostriches sprinting across the savannah, nesting in the grasslands, or just strutting around with their impressive stature. Our ostrich coloring pages are a great way for children to develop their artistic skills while learning about these interesting and unique birds.

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Ostrich Adventures: Engaging Activities with Ostrich Coloring Pages

Ostrich coloring pages are not only a fun way to explore coloring but can also be used for a range of creative and educational activities. Here are three activities that you can do with our ostrich coloring pages:

1. Ostrich Fact Discovery

  • Objective: Learn interesting facts about ostriches.
  • Activity: As children color their ostrich pages, encourage them to discover fun facts about these birds. They can research questions like: How fast can an ostrich run? What do they eat? How big are their eggs? After finding out these facts, kids can write what they learned around the borders of their coloring pages or on the back. This activity combines art with science and research, making learning about ostriches both fun and educational.

2. Ostrich Habitat Exploration

  • Objective: Learn about the natural environment of ostriches.
  • Activity: After coloring their ostriches, children can create a habitat for them. This could be a representation of the African savannah or a desert landscape, which are natural habitats for ostriches. They can use materials like sandpaper for desert texture, blue paper for a watering hole, and green paper or fabric for grasslands. This activity helps children understand where ostriches live and how they adapt to their environment.

3. Ostrich Relay Race

  • Objective: Encourage physical activity and teamwork.
  • Activity: Inspired by the incredible speed of ostriches, set up an ostrich-themed relay race. Children can pretend to be ostriches and race to complete tasks or navigate through an obstacle course. You can even include a ‘lay the egg’ challenge where they carry a large ball (representing an egg) to a nesting area. This activity promotes physical exercise, coordination, and teamwork.

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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Hand-sketched running ostrich
Hand-sketched running ostrich
Walking baby ostrich
Walking baby ostrich
Sideview of walking ostrich
Sideview of walking ostrich
Realistic ostrich sketch
Realistic ostrich sketch
Ostrich walking in the grass
Ostrich walking in the grass
Happy baby ostrich
Happy baby ostrich

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Ostrich’s head facing right with flower wreath
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Ostrich’s head covered with flowers on top
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Cute ostrich standing
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Ostrich’s head facing right with flower wreath on head

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All About Ostriches

Ostriches are some of the largest and most unique birds in the world!

They can grow up to 9 feet tall and weigh over 300 pounds! They are found in Africa and are known for their long necks, powerful legs, and big, brown eyes. When you create your free ostrich coloring pages, you can use many fun colors to make your ostrich look as wild or as whimsical as you like!

Did you know ostriches are flightless birds? Unlike many other birds that can fly, ostriches have very large, muscular legs that allow them to run incredibly fast – up to 45 miles per hour!

They also have long, sharp claws they can use to defend themselves from predators.

Ostriches are omnivores, which means they eat both plants and animals. They mostly eat grasses, fruits, and seeds, but they also eat insects, lizards, and small rodents.

Ostriches are very adaptable and can survive in many environments, from hot and dry deserts to cool and wet savannas. When you color your ostrich pages, you can add many fun details to create your unique ostrich habitat!

Creative Coloring Ideas

Whether you’re a teacher looking for an educational activity or a parent helping your child learn about fascinating animals, cartoon characters, unicorns, places, community service jobs, or other things, coloring printables can provide hours of engaging entertainment and valuable information as a starting point for learning.

Whether it’s for kids wanting to learn more about how things work or adults dreaming of nostalgia, our free coloring pages make the perfect addition to any day filled with fun activities. You’re sure to find something that sparks your interest!

It doesn’t take much to get started – 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 with you to enjoy in the car, or while you’re waiting for your turn at an appointment!

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