Celebrate the snail with these free snail coloring pages. Printable coloring sheets are fun for adults and kids of all ages!
Love them or hate them- snails can be considered garden pests or fascinating animals!
If learning about mollusks with your kids, these free printable snail coloring pages are perfect additions to a unit study.
Each page features realistic images of snails that you and your kids can color. Pair them with additional animals to make your own coloring book!
Within each coloring set are unique designs you wont find anywhere else. Great as educational printables or just for some screen free fun.
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How to Print
- Click the button below the image to bring up a pdf version
- Print off the sheet using your printer
Not only are these fun coloring pages for kids, but they also make wonderful adult coloring pages.
Realistic images pair well with books and real life observations.
Sometimes kids (and adults) are hesitant to learn about snails due to their slimy appearance and texture.
Coloring pages are a great way to introduce children to topics they may not be excited to learn about.
Here on the blog, I strive to make printables that get you and your kids excited to learn about the world around you!
Pictures of Snails to Color
These shelled gastropods can live on land or in water. The coloring page below features a land snail hiding under the foliage of some plants.
If looking for snails outside, you usually find them in damp locations. Similar to the snail below, in real life they are often found in the shade.
On the next sheet, you can color in the snail using a variety of colors. In nature many snails have shells in shades of brown, tan, orange, and grey.
Your kids can color the picture to look like a snail you have seen in real life. Or get creative an use all of their favorite colors.
The next free coloring sheet features different types of snails. You can color each one using a variety of colors.
Fun Fact: Most snails actually make their own shells out of layers of calcium carbonate!
It would be fun to pair this coloring sheet with a snail hunt. Head outside to see how many different types of snails you can find!
Looking for a realistic snail coloring page? The next sheet has three snails that look just like ones you can find outside.
You can see the snail's eyes and tentacles above its mouth. Then its foot and spiral shell.
If studying snails during a science unit, you could even label the different parts of the snail shown on this coloring sheet.
Children's books about snails are wonderful ways to lean about these amazing mollusks. Are You a Snail? is a cute, but realistic story about these slimy animals.
Young children are often fascinated by these strange looking creatures. If you find a live snail, it may hide inside of its shell. However, once it feels safe it should come out again.
The color and write sheet above has room for your young kids to write the word snail. Or capital and lowercase letter S.
As they color the image they can also color in the word snail written in outline form. A fun way to practice fine motor skills and literacy.
Additional Free Coloring Pages
Did you know animals including birds and fox will eat snails? It would be fun to color in these additional pages to go along with the snail designs.
Hopefully these free snail coloring sheets inspired you to learn more about these amazing mollusks.
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