Color by code can be the beginning of many learning experiences for our little ones. Below you will find tons of free color by code printables to help your child on their learning journey.
Honestly, color by code is the type of activity that children plainly enjoy. Parents love it because kids are engaged in troubleshooting for answers, for staying on task willingly, and for being a fun activity where students practice what they have learned.
If you stop to think of everything your child can practice while doing a color by code you probably would want to grab as many as you can. The amount of “thinking” involved goes way beyond knowing your colors or mere busywork.
Here are some benefits that will come out of using color by code resources with your students at home:
1) The very first benefit on my list is the practice of following directions.
How many of our children can use some help with following directions? I literally have to tell my son instructions about a good 3 – 4 times in order for him to remember, get, or listen to what I am saying.
That is I am not doing what I am supposed to do with him. I have learned that my son listens when I stop, take my time, get down to his level, and tell him instructions slowly. It is just how his brain and heart works.
He is so active and that is what has worked with us. However, I know he can’t function as he grows older like that. He needs more practice with following instructions and color by code resources are perfect for doing just that.
2) Starting and completing tasks.
How quickly kids start something to never finish? They begin playing with LEGO®, then get distracted. A child will start writing, then their mind wanders. They are told to do their chores, but are found playing with that one ball that keeps rolling under the couch.
Color by code provides practice for a child to be in a task, think through it, focus on it, and then complete it successfully. Some of our children could use this practice often.
3) Increases confidence.
By completing each color-by-code activity, children develop confidence that they are able to complete tasks on their own.
4) Introduces art alongside learning.
Introducing children to coloring is the very basic concept of art and creating. Visually, kids can understand creating art visually.
Through art, kids develop their creativity. Something that wasn’t there is now there visually. This is how art develops and how kids get a chance to express themselves – within boundaries and limits.
In addition to this, art and learning can go alongside each other and it can enhance learning as shown by the addition of the letter “A” to STEM (STEAM- Science, Technology, Engineering, ART, and Math).
5) Children learn the meaning of symbols.
With color by code resources, kids get the concept of symbols having meaning. Children improve color recognition but also learn that numbers can represent other things.
Children grasp that different objects can have other meanings creating a symbolic understanding that helps them understand their surroundings and other people better. It also can be a foundation for teaching American Sign Language or coding.
6) Introduces the basics of coding.
Coding is the method of communicating with a computer. However, obviously, we can’t talk to a computer so we have to use code. If your child is interested in computers and you want to explore coding, then you can recall them to the times when they colored by code.
They used a code to represent something else. In essence, coding foundational basics is this very thing. It is incredible to think that creating computer software, websites, apps, and video games, has at its core a color by code concept.
7) Fun and engaging way to review what they have learned – in varying subjects.
Whether it be learning numbers, solving equations in math, or reviewing literacy concepts color by code resources has what you need for review.
Color by code isn’t a regular worksheet. With color by code, children can gain knowledge of all of the above and a slew of benefits I am sure I missed. So, go ahead.
Explore the tons of free color by code printables below to add to your lessons for fun and learning any child will enjoy.
FREE color by number printables
FREE Color by Number Worksheets | Cool2bKids
Color-by-Number Pages FREE | Reading-with-Kids
41 Free Color by Numbers FREE Worksheets | The Spruce Crafts
Color By Number Ocean Animals FREE Coloring Pages | 1Plus1Plus1Equals1
FREEBIE: Color By Number Coloring Pages (ALL) | Frugal-Freebies
FREE Color by Code to practice number words to 5 | First Grade A La Carte
Teen Numbers Coloring Worksheets Distance Learning FREE | Brittani Black
Color by Number FREEBIE | Amy Murray – Teaching Exceptional Kinders
FREE Color by Numbers – Hidden Numbers | Miss Faleena
Color by Number FREE | 123Homeschool4Me
FREE Color by Number Printables & Worksheets | Education.com
Color By Number Preschool FREE Worksheets | Mama’s Learning Corner
FREE Pages – Color By Number | Crayola.com
15 FREE Color By Number Coloring Pages For Kids: Easy To Difficult Patterns | KidsActivitiesBlog
FREE Printable Color by Number Worksheets | ItsyBitsyFun
Printable Coloring Pages by Number for Kids | Color It By Numbers
Color By Numbers FREE Printables | Crafting Chicks
FREE Color by Number Worksheets | edHelper.com
Preschool Fun with Color by Number Pages | Preschool Printable Activities
8 Cool Color-by-Number & Color-by-Letter FREE Printables | Family Education
Mathematics color by code FREE printables
Kindergarten Math FREE Worksheet – Color By Code | Made By Teachers
Multiplication Color by Number FREEBIE | A Spot of Curriculum
Doubles Addition Color by Code | First Grade A La Carte
Color By Addition FREE Space Themed Printable | Sara J Creations
FREE Multiplication Color by Number Printable | Teaching Our Kids
Addition Color by Code | First Grade A La Carte
Color by Code Addition FREE Sheets | the STEMLaboratory
FREE Color By Code Math Number Addition Subtraction | Minteatery
Literacy color by code FREE printables
FREE Printable Color by Code CVC Words | Primary Playground
Color by Short Vowel Sound FREE Worksheet | Education.com
FREE Color By Grammar Worksheets | Terrific Teaching
Parts of Speech Color by Code FREEBIE | The Kinderhearted Classroom
FREE Color by Code – Alphabet | Miss Faleena
Color by Code -Sight Words Pre-Primer | Miss Faleena
FREE Kindergarten Color By Code | Teaching Biilfizzcend
Color By Letter C | ABCs of Literacy
Topical (various-themed) color by code FREE printables
Cartoon- FREE Color by Number | Coloring Squad
Princess Cinderella Color by Letter Printable FREE Worksheets | Kindergarten Worksheets and Games
Kindergarten Math FREE Worksheet for Back to School Time – Color By Code | Made by Teachers
FREE Outer Space Color By Code for K-2 | Classroom Freebies
Pirate Color by Sight Word Activity FREEBIE | A Dab of Glue Will Do
FREE Earth Day Color by Code Activities | Mrs. Thompson’s Treasures
Ocean Color by Number FREE | Kindergarten Worksheets and Games
Back to School Color by Number FREE Worksheets | Planes and Balloons
Space Coloring Pages: Color by Addition FREE | Views from a Stepstool
Editable Color by Sight Word – Back to School Version FREEBIE | Sara J Creations
Color By Sight Word Halloween Kindergarten Worksheets + FREEBIE | The Keeper of the Memories
FREE printable Christmas worksheets for preschoolers | Planes and Balloons
Color By Number Truck (FREE) | Teaching Station
Beauty and the Beast Color by Number Worksheets | 123Homeschool4Me
Thanksgiving FREE Color by Number Downloads | 123KidsFun
Color By Code FREE Worksheets | Simple Living Creative Learning
FREE Puppy Color by Number Math Printables | The Kindergarten Connection
Summer Break- FREE Color by number worksheet | Jump Start
FREE Printable Color by Number Ocean Preschool Worksheets | The Keeper of the Memories
Unicorn Color By Number – FREE Printable Coloring Page | Made with Happy
FREE Dinosaur Color by Number | Kindergarten Worksheets and Games
Pirate Color by Number FREE Worksheets | Preschool Play and Learn
Resources to provide your kids color by code activities have many benefits that can contribute and even be the basis for new learning experiences in your homeschool.
As a homeschool parent, you can rest assured that tons of free color by code printables above are not just time fillers. You are actually improving your child’s learning journey with no prep time at all. Win/Win.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!
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