Photo: (c) Lyn Lomasi
Free printable back to school coloring pages are a great way to start off the new school year. Parents can use these at home, as can teachers in class. Simply click on the ones you like, print, and let the kids color. Whether a child is in public, private, or home school, free printable back to school coloring pages can be a great intro to the school year. Use them to keep the kids busy while sorting and organizing supplies. They also can be used to introduce preschoolers and kindergartners to the concept of school. Parents and teachers may also use them as a fun activity or as a filler activity when kids finish an assignment before everyone else.
The school page on ColorMeGood.com has tons of free printable back to school coloring pages available. Some are on various school-related objects and others specify a back to school theme. The many categories include alphabet, school lunch, computers, playground, school bus, back to school, and so much more. The kids will have plenty to color using this as a resource.
Kids like to color things they will be using during school. This especially is true for preschoolers and kindergartners who may be attending school for the very first time. PreschoolColoringBook.com offers plenty of free printable back to school coloring pages featuring various things children will encounter in school.
If the preschool back to coloring pages are a touch too "babyish" for your older elementary kids, try PrimaryGames.com. Their free printable back to school coloring pages feature kids and school themes that could apply to various grade levels. A bookworm, a teacher behind her desk in front of a chalkboard, and a kid proudly holding up an A+ paper are just a few of the available options.
For lots of back to school coloring pages and activities, ABCTeach.com is a good resource. There are printable back to school coloring pages, clip art, printable board games, learning activities, and many more worksheets and printables. If you need to fill a whole day or longer with the back to school theme, this is a good place to find varied activities and ideas so the kids won't get bored.
If the above free printable back to school coloring pages are not enough for your kids or students, check out TeachersHelp.org for even more. This is a list of even more great places to find interesting school-themed pictures to color. Some also include printable back to school puzzles and activities.
*This article was originally published on AssociatedContent.com by Lyn Lomasi