Color by number printables are very beneficial to children. They are also a lot of fun when your child works hard to discover what the picture is by coloring it in bite size chunks.
These Free Color by Number Printables are more challenging than just handing them a coloring page.
Color by Number Printables
Color by number printables are no prep, you just need to print and hand it to your child. I like simple and no-prep. As a busy homeschooling mother this is always welcome in my house.
These are great to pull out for fun, if your child needs to work on number recognition or coloring skills. An older child may actually enjoy the challenge.
You may have noticed that many early elementary curricula include color by number worksheets at some point in time.
This isn’t just for fun busy work, there are actually many different benefits to using color by number printables.
Benefits of using color by number printables:
There are many benefits of using color by number printables. Let’s take a look!
When you hand your child a color by number page they have to follow the directions exactly to complete the picture.
Your children don’t actually don’t have the freedom to color it whatever colors they want, and will need to pay attention to the numbers and the colors associated with those numbers to complete the worksheet.
Number and Color Recognition:
In order to successfully complete a worksheet your child will need to know their colors and their numbers. There are simple color by number printables that will help with recognition.
There are even more advanced pages that have math problems that need to be completed in order to get the answer to move on to the next thing.
Since there are more steps involved with color by number printables vs. a coloring sheet they do take a good amount of concentration.
These are great for children that may struggle with focusing. It gives them a specific task to concentrate on in small bite size chunks.
Free Color by Number Printables
Let’s check out all the free color by number printables you can use in your homeschool:
There are so many different types available, it was hard to break them all down by theme, but I tried my best.
Character Color By Number Printables
- Disney Characters – Simple Everyday Mom
- Cinderella Color By Letter Worksheet – Kindergarten Worksheets and Games
- Cartoon Character Worksheets – Coloring Squared
- Harry Potter Color by Number – Rock Your Homeschool
- Alice in Wonderland Color by Number – 123 Homeschool 4 Me
- Pokemon Color by Number Printables – Simple Everyday Mom
- Anime Color by Number Pages – Kids Activities Blog
Animal Color By Number Printables
- Pets Color by Number – Arty Crafty Kids
- Color by Number Dog Printables – Simple Everyday Mom
- Zoo Animal Color by Number – Kindergarten Worksheets and Games
- Unicorn Color by Number – Made with Happy
- Wild Goat Color by Number – Super Coloring Page
- Winter Animals Color by Number – Homeschool Preschool
- Ocean Animal Color by Number – Arty Crafty Kids
- Animal Classification Color by Code Worksheets
Color by Number Seasons
- Fall Color by Number Printables – Frugal Mom Eh!
- Summer Color by Number – 123 Homeschool 4 Me
- Winter Color by Number – Views from a Step Stool
- Mama’s Learning Corner has even more printables by season and for holidays. There are even color by number printables for each month of the year.
- Preschool Color by Number Spring Worksheets – Mama’s Learning Corner
Math Color by Number:
- Puppy Color by Number Math Problem Printables – The Kindergarten Connection
- Multiplication Color by Number – TPT
- Math Mystery Color Worksheets – Super Teacher Worksheets
- Addition Color by Number – Kindergarten Mom
- Fraction and Denominators Color by Number – Coloring Squad
- Division Color by Number Worksheets – Dads Worksheets
- Color by Sum – Education.com
- Addition Color by Number Pages – The Measured Mom
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!