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Dive into the enchanting world of ancient mythology with our captivating Greek Gods coloring pages.

Each coloring page is designed to showcase a Greek God, complete with their iconic symbols, realms of power, and intriguing facts.

From the mighty Zeus, ruler of the skies, to the wise Athena, goddess of wisdom and warfare, our collection spans the major Olympians and beyond. Providing a comprehensive overview of these fascinating characters.

Our Greek God’s free coloring pages are more than just an artistic endeavor; they are a gateway to understanding the rich mythology that has influenced art, literature, and culture for centuries.

Each page features a detailed illustration of a deity, their emblematic symbol, and key information including their dominion, family, marital connections, and Roman counterparts.

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Greek Gods coloring sheets

Step into the magical world of ancient myths with our Greek Gods coloring sheets, perfect for teachers and parents who want to introduce the exciting stories and complex connections of the Greek gods to kids and readers of all ages.

These coloring pages are more than just fun; they’re a way to learn about famous gods like Zeus, who controls the sky and thunder, Athena, the goddess of wisdom, and Aphrodite, who brings love and beauty into the world.

Each page shares cool facts, like how Poseidon created horses from sea foam or how Hermes invented the lyre. It’s a colorful journey through mythology, helping everyone understand these powerful figures who have fascinated people for thousands of years.

Dive into coloring and discover the adventures of gods and goddesses from Mount Olympus!

Zeus coloring page

  • Roman Name: Jupiter
  • Symbol: Lightning bolt
  • God of the sky and thunder
  • Family: Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother to Hera, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, and Hestia; numerous offspring including Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hermes, Persephone, Dionysus, Hercules, and others.
  • Fun Facts: Zeus is the king of the gods and rules over Mount Olympus. His weapon, the lightning bolt, was forged by the Cyclopes.

Enjoy our free Statue of Zeus at Olympia worksheet too!

zeus coloring page

Hera coloring page

  • Roman Name: Juno
  • Symbol: Lily
  • Goddess of marriage
  • Family: Daughter of Cronus and Rhea; sister and wife of Zeus; mother of Ares, Hephaestus, Hebe, and Eileithyia.
  • Fun Facts: She is known for her jealous and vengeful nature towards Zeus’s lovers and their children.

Poseidon coloring page

  • Roman Name: Neptune
  • Symbol: Trident
  • God of the sea
  • Family: Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother to Zeus, Hera, Hades, Demeter, and Hestia.
  • Fun Facts: He created horses out of sea foam.
poseidon coloring page

Athena coloring page

  • Roman Name: Minerva
  • Symbol: Spear
  • Goddess of wisdom
  • Family: Daughter of Zeus and Metis, born from Zeus’s head fully armored after he swallowed Metis.
  • Fun Facts: Athena is the goddess of wisdom, warfare, and strategy. She gifted the olive tree to the city of Athens, which was named in her honor.

Demeter coloring page

  • Roman Name: Ceres
  • Symbol: Cornucopia
  • Goddess of agriculture
  • Family: Daughter of Cronus and Rhea; sister to Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, and Hestia; mother of Persephone.
  • Fun Facts: Demeter is the goddess of agriculture, harvest, and fertility. The seasons are a reflection of her joy and sorrow due to Persephone’s annual descent into the underworld.
demeter coloring page

Artemis coloring page

  • Roman Name: Diana
  • Symbol: Bow and arrow
  • Goddess of hunt and moon
  • Family: Daughter of Zeus and Leto; twin sister of Apollo.
  • Fun Facts: Artemis is the virgin goddess of the hunt, wilderness, childbirth, and young girls. She asked Zeus for eternal virginity.

Hades coloring page

  • Roman Name: Pluto
  • Symbol: Key
  • God of the underworld
  • Family: Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother to Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter, and Hestia; husband of Persephone.
  • Fun Facts: Hades is the god of the underworld and the dead, but not death itself. He rarely leaves his dark realm.
hades coloring page

Hermes coloring page

  • Roman Name: Mercury
  • Symbol: Caduceus (staff entwined with snakes)
  • God of trade and thieves
  • Family: Son of Zeus and Maia; serves as the messenger of the gods.
  • Fun Facts: Hermes is the god of trade, thieves, travelers, and guide to the Underworld. He invented the lyre from a tortoise shell.

Apollo coloring page

  • Roman Name: Apollo
  • Symbol: Lyre
  • God of the sun
  • Family: Son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis.
  • Fun Facts: Apollo is the god of music, arts, knowledge, healing, plague, prophecy, poetry, manly beauty, and archery.
apollo coloring page

Dionysus coloring page

  • Roman Name: Bacchus
  • Symbol: Grapevine
  • God of wine and vegetation
  • Family: Son of Zeus and Semele (a mortal).
  • Fun Facts: He is the only god born from a mortal mother.

Ares coloring page

  • Roman Name: Mars
  • Symbol: Helmet
  • God of war
  • Family: Son of Zeus and Hera; brother of Hephaestus, Hebe, and Eileithyia.
  • Fun Facts: Ares is the god of war, representing the brutal and bloody aspect of battle, unlike Athena, who represents strategy and skill.
aphrodite coloring page

Aphrodite coloring page

  • Roman Name: Venus
  • Symbol: Rose
  • God of love and beauty
  • Family: Born from the sea foam; married to Hephaestus; involved romantically with Ares, among others; mother of Eros (Cupid) and other children.
  • Fun Facts: She has the power to cause gods and mortals to fall in love with each other.

Books about the Greek Gods for kids

The best Greek mythology books for kids are:

Treasury of Greek Mythology: This beautifully illustrated book gathers many Greek myths together. It talks about the well-known gods and heroes, but also tells stories about less famous characters and magical creatures. The stories are made a bit simpler for younger readers, but they still keep the important parts of the original myths.

National Geographic Kids Everything Mythology: This book mixes the exciting world of mythology with lots of pictures and a fun layout. It explores myths from different cultures, including stories from Greek mythology. It’s packed with interesting facts, photos, drawings, and even some activities to make learning about myths both educational and enjoyable.

Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods: Written by Rick Riordan, who wrote the very popular Percy Jackson books, this book shares Greek myths in a fun and interesting way. Percy Jackson tells these stories with humor and excitement, adding a modern twist that makes them easy to enjoy, especially for fans of the Percy Jackson series.

The Olympians series: This collection of graphic novels brings the stories of the Greek gods and goddesses to life with beautiful artwork and exciting stories. It’s an easy and fun way for kids to learn about mythology. Each book focuses on one god or goddess and tells their story and how they fit into Greek myths.

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