Adults and kids of all ages will enjoy these free printable fox coloring pages with realistic images of fox!
In the wide open, the red fox stands out with their bright orange and red coat. However, in the forest fox blend in with the landscape.
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How to Print
- Click the image of the printable to bring up a PDF version
- Each design fits a standard 8 ½ by 11 inch piece of paper
Print off the whole set of fox free coloring pages to create your own free coloring book.
Young children enjoy learning about red fox when exploring woodland habitats. The arctic fox is a wonderful mammal to learn about when studying the arctic and tundra.
These coloring pages are great additions to a forest or tundra unit study. Practice fine motor skills while learning about these amazing animals.
Each printable coloring page features a different fox design!
On the first coloring sheet, your child can color in the realistic Fox along with the words F is for Fox! A fun printable for a letter F activity!
Red fox will eat vegetation such as berries along with small animals. They are also know to store away extra food for later.
The next printable features a fox getting ready to jump while hunting. Your kids can color in the fox using red and orange then draw their own scene in the background!
Fun Facts: Fox are skilled hunters. They are cautious and patient. Equipped with a strong sense of hearing and powerful hind legs. Once they spot a meal, they can run at speeds up to 45 miles an hour! (source)
On the woodland edges, they wait and hunt for food. Its amazing how they can be close by, but you wouldn't even know it!
Fox truly are amazing animals. In the winter you may even spot one curled up in a sunny spot.
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Their fluffy tail keeps them warm during the cold winter months. The picture blow is of a fox curled up sleeping under the trees. Your kids can color each of the leaves along with the cute little fox.
This red fox coloring page features a young fox curled up sleeping under some branches.
The red fox is a beautiful wild animal with distinctive coloring. Their fluffy tail and large ears set them apart from other woodland animals.
Young children can practice coloring in the word Fox on the coloring page above. There are even lines where kids can practice writing the word Fox on the line.
These magnificent animals live in the arctic circle even during the polar winter. They rely on many adaptations including their fur and fluffy tails to survive the extreme conditions.
According to National Geographic Kids, arctic fox will hibernate for short periods of time in dens. Some dens are up to 300 years old.
Both young and older kids will love learning about these amazing mammals while coloring this page.
Perfect for young learners who are practicing their letters. They can write the word arctic fox or any of the letters on the lines below the image.
As a mom, I like having a few printed off sheets available at the craft table. Along with a variety of art supplies.
- Crayons, colored pencils, fine point markers, or even watercolor paint.
Your kids can add their own designs in the white spaces on each sheet. Trees, additional forest animals, or more fox can all be added.
Extend the lesson by comparing the two different types of fox. Your kids can make observations based on the pictures on these pages. They can then infer why the fox have different characteristics.
A great extension is to read a few good books about fox together. Jan Brett's children's book The Mitten is a classic choice for young children. For fact based book, check out the Arctic Fox's Journey by Wendy Pfeffer.
Ready for more coloring fun? Make sure to check out these additional designs!
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These printables were created by Nature Inspired Learning and are for personal use only in your home, classroom, or public library. All of these free fox coloring pages are for non-commercial use. See full disclosure.