Animal Color by Number Printable (9 free worksheets)

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These free animal color by number printable worksheets are so fun for the kids.

They can be used when learning about animals, on a rainy day, learning about numbers 1-8, or just for fun.

I have put together 9 different color by number printable animal pages. These will keep the kids quiet for hours.

The animals we have included are the pig, horse, cat, dog, mice, cow, bird, rabbit & bear which all have between 5 and 8 different colors to use.

These worksheets are aimed at toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and 1st grade students. Each of the 9 worksheets will reveal a new animal.


When the kids have completed these free printables they will also love our free alphabet animals coloring pages.

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What are the educational benefits of completing color-by-number worksheets?

Completing animal color by number worksheets can have several educational benefits for children, including:

  1. Developing hand-eye coordination
  2. Improving fine motor skills
  3. Learning colors
  4. Enhancing focus and concentration
  5. Encouraging a love of animals

Overall, completing animal color-by-number worksheets can be a fun and engaging way for children to develop important skills and knowledge.

Why not treat the kids to a new book all about animals? This Little Kids First Big Book of Animals is one of our favorites.

Color By Number Animal Worksheets

There are 9 pages included in this free animal color by number printable worksheets.

Supplies Needed:

How to use the color by number printable:

Print out the animal worksheets below, they will print out on 9 full pages. Make sure to check the printer settings.

These color by number animals are free to print but are for personal use or classroom use only. Scroll to the end of the post to get the pdf file.

You will need 8 different coloring pens or crayons to complete this activity.

There is a color code at the top of each page. But to complete all 9 pages you will need the following 14 different colors:

  • light green
  • dark green
  • light blue
  • dark blue
  • light brown
  • dark brown
  • red
  • yellow
  • orange
  • pink
  • purple
  • grey
  • black
  • cream

Scroll to the end of the post and download all 9 color by number printables for free.

Rabbit Color by Number

To color in our rabbit, you will need 6 colors, light green, dark green, purple, pink, light brown, and dark brown.

The kids will also enjoy our free r is for rabbit handprint template.

For some educational fun why not download our free rabbit life cycle worksheets too?

rabbit color by number

Cow Color by Number

There are 8 different colors you will need to color in this cow. Dark green, light green, light blue, dark blue, black, pink, red, and yellow.

cow color by number

Cat Color by Number

The color by number cat will only need 5 different colors. Yellow, orange, purple, pink, and brown.

The kids will also enjoy our Halloween cat handprint craft.

cat color by number

Animal board books are a perfect addition to these worksheets.

Dog Color by Number

Color in our dog with the 6 colors. Red, light blue, dark blue, light brown, cream, dark brown.

dog color by number

Horse Color by Number

Color in our horse with orange, red, light blue, dark blue, light brown, and dark brown.

horse color by number

Pig Color by Number

For the pig color by number, you will need blue, purple, orange, yellow, and pink.

pig color by number

Mouse Color by Number

Color in the mouse with 6 colors, orange, yellow, red, purple, grey, and pink.

mouse color by number

Bird Color by Number

Color in the blue bird with 6 colors. Pink, purple, light green, dark green, blue, and orange.

bird color by number

Bear Color by Number

The color by number bear will use 6 colors. Green, blue, orange, red, brown, and light brown.

bear color by number


Other free color by number printables:

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Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download Free Animal Color by Number Worksheets

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 19 October 2023 by homeschoolof1

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