Coloring pages are a great way to engage young children and allow them to express their creativity. When it comes to insect coloring pages, caterpillar coloring pages are a classic choice loved by kids of all ages.
Whether it’s for personal use or for use in a classroom setting for social studies, caterpillar coloring sheets are a great way to teach kids about the life cycle of a butterfly.
From Eric Carle’s famous “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to the Caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland, caterpillars have found a special place in children’s literature.
In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of using free printable caterpillar coloring pages, and we have a set of 8 free printable caterpillars coloring pages for you to download and use with your children.
Caterpillar Coloring Pages
Below we have a selection of adorable caterpillar pictures for kids to color. These images are nice and simple for little hands, so they are suitable even for toddlers, as well as preschoolers and older kids.
Coloring this type of picture is great for building up fine motor skills and hand eye coordination in little ones, which all helps to boost their development.
Cute Caterpillars and Leaves Coloring Pages
Caterpillars love to eat a nice green leaf…even Eric’s Carle’s Hungry Caterpillar after eating his way through all the treats and giving him self a stomach age, realised what is good.. Kids can color these adorable little caterpillars on a leaf with these cute caterpillar coloring pages.
Caterpillar Chrysalis Coloring Page
Color the chrysalis stage of the caterpillar to butterfly life cycle… a caterpillar cocoons in here for a little while before transforming into a beautiful butterfly and spreading its wings.
Learn more about caterpillars, chrysalis and butterflies here…
Caterpillar to Butterfly Life Cycle Coloring
Color in the stages of a caterpillar to butterfly lifecycle with this simple coloring page, a great introduction to life cycles.
Caterpillar coloring pages are a great way to teach children about the life cycle of a butterfly in a fun and interactive way.
Our free printable coloring pages are easily accessible online and can be downloaded for personal use. Whether it’s for educational purposes or just for fun, these coloring sheets are sure to provide hours of entertainment for kids of all ages.
So, gather your little caterpillar enthusiasts and let them have much fun coloring the beautiful butterfly and its journey from a baby caterpillar to a chrysalis into a beautiful butterfly.
Download Caterpillars Coloring Pages PDF
Click below to download all 8 caterpillar coloring pages in one PDF file. Instant digital download for personal use, classroom use, non commercial use.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
In this classic preschool story book, Eric Carle’s beautiful illustrations have captured the imaginations of children worldwide. Buy the book below on Amazon (affiliate links)
More Eric Carle Books….
From Brown Bear Brown Bear to the very quiet cricket, Eric Carle has lots more picture books that your child may also love if you’re big fans of the Very Hungry Caterpillar…
Or check out the very hungry caterpillar coloring pages
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More Caterpillar and Butterfly Activities
- Easy Colorful Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft
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- The Very Hungry Caterpillar Egg Carton Craft
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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
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