Skip to content

26 Letters: Free Animal Coloring Pages for Kids (Printable PDF)

We’ve made an animal coloring pages for all the letters of the alphabet. Download, print and have fun 😊

First Published: 11 May 2023

I know, I know… We all know that:

Keeping children entertained at home can be a challenge.

And that’s exactly why we’ve created this extensive collection of free animal coloring pages for kids that you can print and enjoy right now.

This collection features popular animals, cute wild cats, woodland creatures, and many more.

We have designed our printable animal coloring sheets for children of all ages, from little preschoolers to big kids who enjoy coloring in and are looking for more detailed and challenging pictures to color. The high-resolution letter-sized PDF below is available for free with no strings attached.

Scroll down the page to see all of our free animal coloring sheets as thumbnails or use the integrated pdf viewer to check them out.

The free printable pdf contains all the pages, and as you will find out — we have an animal for each letter of the alphabet. Don’t ask how we foiund one for the letter X 😉

Our coloring pages are not only fun but also educational. Coloring is a great way for children to learn about different animals, their habitats, and their behaviors. It also helps them to develop their creativity, fine motor skills, and hand-eye coordination.

To download the whole PDF, ready to print, just use the navigation buttons on the pdf viewer below. You can then print them all or pick just the ones you like.

Free Printable PDF: Happy Animals Coloring Pages

If you prefer so, you can download each page as an image from the thumbnails below. This will give you JPG version of each sheet (bear in mind the quality will be not so great). To download, right-click on the image and select “Save..” from the menu.

Here are all of the 26 animal coloring pages, including the cover (strictly speaking, I have no idea why I put the cover here, since it is not for coloring, but it is at least colorful;-):

Animals Coloring Pages -- Book Cover

Letters A to Z – coloring pages for the whole alphabet with an animal for each letter

“Ape” Begins With “A”

A is for Ape! Let’s all channel our inner Happy Ape today and make the most of this beautiful drawing. 🐵💛

Ape coloring page
A is for Ape

Little Bear, What you Wear?

Instead of the usual bee, for the B – coloring page we picked this nice smiling bear:

Coloring page with little Bear
Bear Coloring Page

Camel Coloring Sheet

Did you know that camels can drink up to 30 gallons of water in just 13 minutes? That’s one impressive drinking session!

Camel in the Desert Coloring Sheet
Camel in the Desert Coloring Page

Do you know that Dolphins are mammals?

Here’s an interesting fact about dolphins: they have the ability to use echolocation to navigate the oceans. 🐬🌊 How cool is that?

Dolphin Coloring Page
Dolphin Coloring Page

Is the Elephant the biggest land animal?

The elephant is — indeed — the world’s largest land animal. That’s why for the fifth letter we selected the biggest candidate, literally. Here is the elephant coloring page (as .jpg image):

Elephant Coloring Sheet
Elephant Coloring Sheet

Why are Flamingos Pink?

Flamingos get their pink coloration from the shrimp and algae they consume. That’s one fun fact about these beautiful birds, isn’t it?

Flamingo Colouring Page
F is for Flamingo

Which one is the tallest animal on Earth?

Giraffes are the tallest mammals on earth and can grow up to 18 feet tall! 🦒🌳 Imagine having a view like that from the top.


H is for Hippo

Did you know that hippos can hold their breath for up to 5 minutes underwater? 🤯 That’s longer than most Olympic swimmers! 🏊🏼‍♂️💦


Are iguanas good climbers?

Iguanas are excellent climbers and can scale trees and walls with ease. 🦎🌳 Their sharp claws and strong tails make it easy for them to grip onto surfaces, even those that are smooth or vertical.

Iguana Coloring Page

Can Jaguars Swim?

Jaguars are excellent swimmers and often hunt for prey in the water? 🐆🌊 They have been known to swim up to 18 miles in search of food! The baby jaguar on this coloring page is still young, but still a great swimmer! Water – hating domestic cats should be ashamed 😉

Jaguar Sheet
Jaguar Coloring Page

Kangaroo starts with “K”

Did you know that kangaroos are the only large animals that use hopping as their primary means of movement? 🦘 This unique form of locomotion allows them to conserve energy while traveling long distances.


Are Lions Lonely?

They are definitely not lonely. Lions are the only cats that live in groups called prides. 🦁 These prides are usually made up of several females, their cubs, and a few males, and can consist of up to 40 lions!

Lion Coloring Page
Lion Coloring Page

M is for Mule

Did you know that mules are hybrids, produced by breeding a male donkey with a female horse? This unique breeding creates an animal that is strong, sure-footed, and can work long hours without getting tired.

Little Mule Coloring Sheet
Little Mule Coloring Sheet

Did you know that nutria are often referred to as “river rats”?

Despite their reputation, these large rodents are actually quite fascinating, with webbed hind feet, orange incisors, and the ability to stay underwater for up to 5 minutes!

Nutria Page
Nutria Page

Are Ocelots Cats?

Yes, are wild cats. They are exellent climbers and swimmers and are known for their beautiful coats, which feature spots and stripes that provide camouflage in their natural habitat.

Ocelot Coloring Page
O is for Ocelot

Are pigs stupid?

Pigs are incredibly intelligent animals and have even been trained to play video games! 🎮🐷

They also have a keen sense of smell and are used in some countries to hunt for truffles, a type of edible mushroom.

That’s why, for the letter P we chose this beautiful pig coloring page.

Pig Coloring Page
Pig Coloring Page

Quokka Coloring Page

Quokkas are small animals native to Western Australia, known for their friendly and curious nature.

They are often referred to as the “world’s happiest animal” due to their seemingly constant smile.

Quokkas are also skilled climbers and can jump up to three times their body length.


Rabbit Coloring Page

Rabbits are small mammals with long ears and soft fur. They are known for their ability to reproduce quickly, with some species able to produce up to six litters of offspring per year!

Despite being a nuisance for gardeners, as they have a tendency to munch on vegetables and flowers, they are one of the most loved animals.

So, this little buddy has his natural place among our animal coloring pages.

Rabbit Coloring Page
Rabbit Coloring Page

Are Snails Sleepy?

Did you know that snails can sleep for up to three years at a time? While they don’t sleep in the traditional sense, snails can become dormant for extended periods when conditions aren’t favorable for their survival. This is known as estivation, and during this time, they reduce their metabolism and become inactive until better conditions arise.

Fast Snail Coloring Sheet
Snail the Runner

T is for Tiger

Tigers are the largest cat species in the world and are known for their distinctive orange coat with black stripes. But did you know that tigers have been known to mimic the calls of other animals to attract their prey?


U is for Urial

Urial is a type of wild sheep found in central Asia, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India. This animal is known for its impressive curved horns. The first animal coloring page on this list that includes sheep, but a sheep with horns!

Urial Colouring Page
Urial Colouring Page

V is for Vicuna

Vicunas are adorable animals that are native to South America.

They belong to the same family as llamas and camels and are known for their soft, warm wool that is highly valued for making textiles.

Vicunas are also known for their agility and can run at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour!


Wolf Coloring Page

Wolves are incredible animals. They have the ability to communicate with each other over long distances, sometimes up to 6 miles away! They do this through a variety of noices such as howling, growling, and barking. This helps them to stay connected and work together as a pack even when they are far apart.

Wolf Coloring Page
Wolf Coloring Page

X-Ray Fish (one harder for coloring animal)

We had to find something interesting for the letter X in our animal coloring pages collection. And we found this.

X-ray fish, also known as the ghost fish or glass fish, have translucent skin that allows their internal organs to be seen from the outside.

This unique adaptation helps them blend into their surroundings and avoid predators. But isn’t this really fascinating?

X-Ray Fish
X-Ray Fish — Animal Coloring Page

Where the Yak lives?

Yaks are large, shaggy-haired mammals that live in the Himalayan region of central Asia.

They are well adapted to the harsh, cold climate of the high-altitude regions they call home.

Yaks are used for transportation, food, and their wool, which is spun into yarn for clothing.


Why are zebras striped?

Zebras are a type of African horse known for their distinctive black and white striped coats.

These stripes are thought to help them blend in with the grass and other vegetation in their natural habitat, making it more difficult for predators to spot them. Interestingly, no two zebras have exactly the same stripe pattern.

The last page of this free printable pdf template is for the letter Z, and as you already know, the animal on this coloring page is our friendly zebra:

Coloring Page #26: Z is for Zebra
Coloring Page #26: Z is for Zebra

But Wait, There is More…

We hope you will find a design that you like, and when you do, simply download and print the free PDF, and you’re all set to start coloring!

If you like these pages, you may want to try our other free coloring pdf book: the Baby Animals Coloring Pages with another 20 cute little friends for your kids to play with.

We believe our free animal coloring pages are a great way to keep children entertained and engaged for a while. If you somehow missed it so far, the actual free printable pdf file is at the top of this page.

Cheers and Happy Coloring!