9 Free Summer Color by Number Printables

Are you looking to give the kids a much-needed brain break (or screen break) this summer? If so you are going to love our free summer color by number worksheets.

Looking for some fun holiday activities for kids? Try out summer color by number! It’s a great way to keep them entertained while adding a splash of color to their sunny vacation.

Let’s face it, summer can sometimes get a bit hectic with all the endless activities and non-stop energy. That’s why I’m a huge fan of finding activities that allow my kids to have a well-deserved brain break. And what better way to do that than through the magic of coloring?

So, whether you’re looking for a rainy day activity, a quiet afternoon pastime, or simply a way to bond with your kids over shared creativity, these fun summer color-by-number worksheets are the perfect solution.

Grab your crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and let the coloring adventure begin!

summer color by number worksheets

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Summer color by number preschool worksheets

These free color by number worksheets include cute beach scenes, refreshing ice creams, and adorable crabs, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy.

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

These free color by number printables are not only a blast for kids but also an excellent way to enhance their fine motor skills. As they carefully color within the lines, improving their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.

How to use the color-by-number printable

Print out the free summer printables below, they will print out on 9 full pages. Make sure to check the printer settings.

These color by number worksheets 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 10 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 10 different colors:

  1. light blue
  2. dark blue
  3. red
  4. purple
  5. dark green
  6. light brown
  7. yellow
  8. orange
  9. dark brown
  10. light green

Have fun with our favorite books about summer for preschoolers too!


Fill in a beach scene with a red border, sunny sky, a towel, and a beach ball. Use six colors: yellow (for the sun and bits of sand), dark blue (deep water), light blue (the sky), green (the beach ball and the umbrella), red and purple (for the beach ball, towel and umbrella.) Enjoy our free beach scavenger hunt printable too.

beach color by number printable

Ice cream

Color two ice creams with six colors: cream (ice cream itself), dark blue (the ice lolly), pink (the border), red (the ice lolly), brown (ice cream cone and ice lolly stick), and yellow (the background). Don’t miss our free ice cream handprint art activity too.

ice cream color by number printable

Have fun with our ice cream math worksheets too!


Imagine being at the beach while coloring shells with light blue, dark blue, grey (the shells), purple (the border), cream (the shells), and black (for outlines and shadows).


Color a camping scene with six colors: purple (the border), light blue (the sky), light green and dark green (trees and grass), light brown (the tent), and dark brown (the tree trunks). Also, try our free camping scavenger hunt printable.

camping color by number free

Under the sea

Dive underwater and color with green and dark green (sea plants), light blue (sea), grey (fish and shark), orange (coral), and red (the border).

Learn about the different sharks with our free types of sharks worksheets.

under the sea color by number


Color a crab with four colors: red (its shell), yellow (the sand), white (its eyes), and blue (water around it). Check out our free crab handprint art too.

crab color by number printable


Use six different colors to fill in a picture of a yacht on the water. This activity is about imagining luxury and adventure at sea.

yacht color by number

Color by number summer printable

One worksheet has summer fruits like pineapples, strawberries, and a lemon, colored with six summer-inspired colors.

The other shows a deserted island with a palm tree, inviting you to color a peaceful spot in the middle of the ocean, also using six colors.

color by number summer


Additional summer printables

If you are looking for even more fun to do with the kids over the summer season you are going to love these fun activities:

  1. This summer scavenger hunt is not just an activity but an adventure, encouraging kids to observe and appreciate the beauty and fun of summer outdoors. It’s a fantastic way to spend a sunny day, with a list of items and experiences that celebrate the season, fostering curiosity and exploration.
  2. This summer bingo printable is a hit for all ages, featuring classic summer icons to cross off your list during family game nights or parties. It’s easy to play and brings a touch of summer joy, whether you’re indoors or out, making it a perfect addition to your summer activities.
  3. Our summer handprint art is a creative and personal way to celebrate summer. They offer a hands-on activity for kids, turning their prints into art that embodies the warmth and fun of the season, making for a memorable and display-worthy project.
  4. Encourage the young writers in your life with summer writing prompts that inspire tales of summer adventures and dreams. These prompts are a great tool for keeping writing skills sharp during the summer months, while allowing for creative expression and reflection on the joys of the season.
  5. This summer bucket list free printable is your guide to making the most of summer, with ideas that inspire adventure, learning, and fun. It’s a visual way to track your summer achievements and make sure you squeeze every bit of joy out of the sunny days ahead.

Need to print later? Add this to your Pinterest board or share it on Facebook. You’ll have it handy whenever you’re ready to use it!

Download the free printable summer 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 18 July 2024 by Clare Brown


  1. Love these Free Printables, Clare!
    We will be featuring you starting Wednesday at the Creative Crafts Linky Party! Pinned and shared!
    Creatively, Beth

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