Free Printable Earth Day Coloring Pages for Kids


Published: April 2, 2024 · Updated: April 2, 2024 by Sacha — This post may contain affiliate links. Read our full disclosure.

Looking for a fun Earth Day activity to do with your kids? These free printable coloring pages are a fun, low-prep way for kids to celebrate at home. Grab all the pages for free below, and make sure to print them out on recycled paper!


April 22nd is just around the corner, which means that this month, we’ll be putting a special emphasis on teaching our kids to take care of the Earth. (Though of course, that’s something we encourage at any time of year!)

For our family, that means doing lots of planting for our garden. My kids are always so excited to see the seeds sprout, and they love helping us transplant the seedling outside once they’re ready!

But on days where we don’t have time to do planting or crafts, coloring is one of our go-to activities. And if that’s what you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place.

These cute coloring pages are perfect for both younger and older kids, and they don’t require any advance prep. All you need to do is grab the files and print them out at home. (On recycled paper, of course!)

My kids had lots of fun coloring in these pictures, and I hope your kids will too. Happy Earth Day!

Mockup of 5 Earth Day colouring pages.

How to Print These Coloring Sheets

After you download the files to your computer, simply print the pages on US Letter-sized paper (8.5 x 11 inches) and have your kids color in the pictures using crayons, pencils or markers.

If you are printing the pages on A4 paper rather than US Letter, make sure to double-check the “Scale to Fit” setting on your printer to ensure that none of the printable area is being cut off.

In keeping with the theme of environmental awareness, I recommend printing out these coloring pages on recycled paper.

You can even make them reusable by laminating the pages using a thermal laminator or self-laminating sheets, or by placing them inside plastic page protectors or dry erase pockets!

Download Your Free Earth Day Coloring Sheets

To download these coloring sheets, simply click the download link below each image—no email address required. Make sure you click the text link below each image to download the corresponding PDF file, as the preview images in this article are not print resolution.

Colouring page with smiling planet Earth and the words "Every Day Is Earth Day".

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“EVERY DAY IS EARTH DAY” COLORING PAGE

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“CLEAN EARTH HAPPY EARTH” COLORING PAGE

Colouring page with smiling kids holding the planet Earth and the words "We Are the Planet".

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“WE ARE THE PLANET” COLORING PAGE

Colouring page with a recycling symbol and the words "Reduce Reuse Recycle".

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“REDUCE REUSE RECYCLE” COLORING PAGE

Colouring page with smiling sun and raincloud and the words "Rebirth Our Earth".

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“REBIRTH OUR EARTH” COLORING PAGE

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Who Is This Activity For?

These Earth Day coloring sheets are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged kids who enjoy coloring.

Can I Use This Printable in My Classroom?

Absolutely! These coloring sheets would make a great addition to any lesson plan built around the Earth Day theme.

More Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

There are so many ways to celebrate planet Earth—both during the month of April and throughout the rest of the year. Here are some more easy ways to celebrate Mother Earth:

  • Go for a nature walk (you can use this nature scavenger hunt printable to keep track of what you see!)
  • Bring a reusable grocery bag to the store and pick out some local produce that is currently in season
  • Make a nature collage with sticks, flowers and leaves
  • Make a bird feeder
  • Start an indoor or outdoor garden and plant some vegetables or herbs
  • Make your own recycled paper
  • Grow some beans in a bag to show your kids all the changes that happen when seeds sprout
  • Make a craft using egg cartons, toilet paper rolls or anything else you have in your recycling bin
  • Create DIY seed bombs and give them out to friends and family members
  • Paint some flower pots
  • Repurpose some old, broken crayons by melting them into fun shapes to make new crayons
  • Go camping in your backyard
  • Teach your kids about recycling and composting by talking about which items go into which bin
  • Plant some wildflowers
  • Start a compost bin (if you don’t already have one)

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