Learning about astronomy with your kids? These free printable moon coloring pages are perfect for a unit study about the moon. Featuring printable pictures of the moon along with stars, the sun, and Earth.
There is something about the moon that captures both adults and kids of all ages.
Maybe it is the way it changes everyday. Or the fact that it lights up the night sky with its bright glow.
Either way, these moon coloring pages are a fun way to explore our moon.
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For detailed lesson plans about the phases of the moon make sure to check out the free phases of the moon printable pack.
Along with additional star coloring pages which include star patterns and the milky way.
How to Download and Print
- Click the button below the image to bring up a pdf printable version
- Either print off the sheet directly, or download it first
An easy way to make your own moon coloring book is to print off one of each of the pages onto plain printer paper.
Don't forget to print off a few for yourself to create an adult coloring book. Not only is coloring a great way for kids to relax, but for adults too!
Moon Coloring Sheets
The moon, sun, and stars are some of the first topics for kids to explore when learning about our solar system.
Children of all ages will enjoy coloring in this sheet when learning about the relationship between these three objects.
Fun Fact: our sun is the closest star to the Earth. Even though it appears to be large, there are bigger suns in our solar system.
This fun coloring page features a crescent moon with stars and the sun in the corner. It would be fun to color in these sheet using markers, colored pencils, or even watercolor paint.
Exploring different mediums with your kids is such a fun way to practice art. Plus, using fancy art supplies is just plain fun!
To go along with a moon unit study, this printable coloring sheet features the phases of the moon.
Your kids can color in each of the different phases in the circles found on the sheet. Perfect for older children who are learning about why the moon changes shape every day.
A great companion to the free moon phases printable pack!
Fun Fact: it takes 29.5 days for the moon to make one complete cycle around the Earth.
Looking up at the night sky and spotting a tiny sliver of moon up in the sky is an amazing experience.
Kids love spotting a new moon especially when it it only a small crescent in the night sky.
Interactive Art Activity: Night Sky Process Art
A fun way to know if the moon will be getting brighter every night is the saying: When the light is on the right, it is getting bright.
No moon coloring book would be complete without a full moon! Kids are always curious about the craters found on the moon's surface.
Color in this sheet using your favorite art supplies while learning about the surface of the moon.
When teaching science to your kids, conversations can be sparked by what they see in real life.
Making observations about the natural world then asking questions is a wonderful way for kids to explore new topics.
Write and Color Moon
The last sheet is designed for little learners who are practicing their letters.
Write the words full moon or any of the letters found on the page. M for moon is a popular choice.
Your child can then add stars or other designs in the white spaces on this sheet. Kids love adding their own unique touches to printable pictures.
Additional Coloring Pages
Hopefully these free printable coloring pages have inspired you to learn about the moon with your child.
If you are looking for more coloring pages check out these additional designs:
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