27 Otter Coloring Pages (Free PDF Printables)

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Are you ready to meet some playful otters with our super fun otter coloring pages? These pages are full of cute otters splashing in the water, sliding down muddy banks, and having all sorts of adventures. You can make these otters as colorful as you want – maybe a bright sunny day in the river or a cool evening swim. As you color, you can imagine you’re playing and swimming with these happy otters. Our otter coloring pages are perfect for kids who love animals and coloring.

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Otter Adventures: Fun Activities with Otter Coloring Pages

Otter coloring pages can be more than just a canvas for coloring; they can be the start of many creative and educational adventures. Here are three fun and unique activities to do with otter coloring pages, perfect for kids who love these playful creatures:

1. Create an Otter Storybook

  • Objective: Encourage creative writing and storytelling.
  • Activity: After coloring their otters, children can write short stories or create a comic strip about the adventures of their otter character. They could explore themes like friendship, adventure, or even a day in the life of an otter. Compile the pages to make a small storybook. This activity helps with literacy skills, and creativity, and provides a sense of accomplishment in creating their own story.

2. Otter Habitat Puzzle

  • Objective: Learn about otter habitats in an interactive way.
  • Activity: Along with the otter coloring pages, provide pages that represent different elements of an otter’s habitat, such as water, rocks, and fish. After coloring, kids can cut out these elements and arrange them on a larger sheet to create a habitat scene. This puzzle-like activity helps children understand how otters interact with their environment and the importance of each element in their ecosystem.

3. Otter Olympics

  • Objective: Promote physical activity and fun.
  • Activity: Inspired by the playful nature of otters, set up an ‘Otter Olympics’ with games and activities. Include events like relay races (to mimic otter’s swimming), obstacle courses (to simulate navigating through riverbanks), and a ‘fish’ toss. Children can use their colored otter pages as team flags or identifiers. This activity encourages active play and can teach teamwork and sportsmanship.

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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.

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Sketch of otter in water
Sketch of otter in water
Realistic otter in water
Realistic otter in water
Otter wearing a scarf
Otter wearing a scarf
Otter waving in front of rainbow
Otter waving in front of a rainbow

While you’re here, grab these readers’ favorite coloring pages!

Otter swimming on his back
Otter swimming on his back
Otter standing on hind legs
Otter standing on his hind legs
Otter standing by the water
Otter standing by the water
Otter relaxing in water
Otter relaxing in a river
Otter playing in scenic background
Otter playing in a scenic background
Otter floating on back
Otter floating on his back
Otter couple in love
Otter couple in love
Otter by edge of water
Otter by the edge of the water

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Headshot of otter with flowers on head
Headshot of otter wearing flowers on head
Happy otter holding fish
Happy otter holding a fish
Cute otter splashing in water
Cute otter splashing in water
Cute otter standing in water
Cute otter standing in water
Cute otter trying to catch fish
Cute otter trying to catch fish
Cute otter floating on back by dragonfly
Cute otter floating on back by a dragonfly
Floating otter holding baby otter
Floating otter holding a baby otter
Headshot of cute otter
Headshot of cute otter
Easy to color for toddlers otter
Easy to color for toddlers otter
Cute otter waving
Cute otter waving

Have you downloaded our reader’s favorite Mandala Alphabet Pages?

Realistic otter
Realistic otter
Otter sitting
Otter sitting
Otter on iceberg
Otter on iceberg
Cute baby otter
Cute baby otter

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All About Otters


Otters are super playful and cute creatures that live in rivers, lakes, and coastal areas around the world, making them a reader favorite in our collection of free otter coloring pages. They have long, streamlined bodies and webbed feet that make them excellent swimmers.

Otters are famous for their love of water and are often seen sliding down muddy banks or diving underwater to catch fish. They have thick, waterproof fur that helps keep them warm in chilly waters.

Otters are clever and social animals that live in families called “rafts.” They communicate with each other using special sounds and body movements. Did you know that otters use rocks as tools? They crack open shells and pry open their food using stones they find in the water.

Otters are fantastic swimmers, playful buddies, and wonderful creatures to learn about. So grab your coloring pages and let’s add some color to these delightful otters!

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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