8 Free Founding Fathers Coloring Pages

Learn all about the founders of the United States with our free Founding Fathers coloring pages.

These free homeschool printables are a great way for children to learn all about the Founding Fathers of America.

Despite there being dozens of Founding Fathers we have only included the 8 most important:

  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Madison
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • John Jay
  • John Hancock

We have lots of free patriotic printables that you can add to your studies along with our free Founding Fathers coloring pages that you can download below.

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Who Were the Founding Fathers?

There were dozens of people that could be considered Founding Fathers. There were 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence and 39 signers of the United States Constitution.

You will also enjoy our free Constitution coloring pages.

According to a key historian it is considered there were 7 key Founding Fathers: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison. We have also included John Hancock in our free coloring pages.

Founding Father’s coloring sheets

George Washington was the first president of the United States. You will also enjoy our free George Washington worksheets for kindergarten and free printable George Washington worksheets.

John Adams was the first Vice President of the US and the second President of the US.

john adams coloring page

Thomas Jefferson is best known as America’s 3rd President and was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. You will also enjoy our free Thomas Jefferson worksheets.

James Madison is best known as the Father of the Constitution and was America’s 4th President.

thomas jefferson coloring page

Benjamin Franklin is best known as the only Founding Father who signed all three documents that freed America from Britain. You will also enjoy our free Benjamin Franklin coloring pages and timeline worksheets. Ben Franklin’s in my Bathroom is a fantastic reading book for elementary students.

Alexander Hamilton is best known for drafting the Constitution and served as the first secretary of the treasury. Learn all about Alexander Hamilton in this who was book perfect for kids.

benjamin franklin coloring page

John Jay was the first Chief Justice of the United States.

John Hancock was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence.

john jay john hancock

Unit Studies on the Founding Fathers

Slightly older children will enjoy the following unit studies:

government unit study


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Download the free Founding Fathers 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.)


Benjamin Franklin Unit Study


john adams unit study

John Adams Unit Study


thomas jefferson nit study

Thomas Jefferson Unit Study


Last Updated on 15 July 2024 by Clare Brown

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