Intro: Giving your kids free coloring pages to print out is a great way for them to ring in the New Year. Start 2014 off with some fun and easy crafts, games, and cool activities to keep them occupied as you set up for the holiday. You can go online and print these coloring pages for free. Make a book from them by binding the pages for a holiday keepsake.
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Bring Out Your Children's Inner Artist: Ask Them to Color
Many artists, including famous prodigy, Alexandra Nechita, started out by doodling on coloring pages. Kids learn some important motor skills by working with printable coloring pages. They learn to draw in the lines, how to use color and a little something about design.
Here are some websites that offer free coloring pages online for you to print out and bind into New Year's coloring books. These are fun and easy kid crafts that children as young as seven or eight can do in terms of binding the books. Of course, kids much younger than that can color beautiful pictures without making coloring books.
Where to Find Free Coloring Pages Online
Coloring From DLTK's has all kinds of festive New Year's fun pages for your kids to bind into a coloring book. It's filled with coloring pages with Baby New Year, Father time and people having all manner of fun.
Crayola might be the name in free coloring pages online for you to print. Kids can make their own personalized coloring books from images like New Yorkers celebrating the incoming year, with festive balloons and images of noisemakers.
Activity Village offers kids free coloring pages online, featuring kids in party hats, bookmakers to ring in 2014 and New Year's portrait frames. The latter would make a nice front cover for your kids' custom coloring books for the holiday. They can even color their own picture inside the frame.
Primary Games coloring pages for New Year's 2014 include noise makers and magic wands ala Harry Potter, bells and decorative motifs that your kids can make into printable coloring books.
About This Fun New Year's Eve Idea: Learn How to Make Your Own Coloring Book
Learn how to bind a simple coloring book by watching the video at the top of the screen. This technique is easy enough for kids to do it. However, making your free online coloring pages into a book can be as simple as stapling them together.