Cardinals are such beautiful birds, when there is snow outside and seeing the red color of the Cardinal against the white backdrop of the snow, it is such a stunning site.
Kids really seem to be fascinated with birds and Cardinals are the type of birds that kids get especially excited about because they are not regularly viewed flying near people.
A great way for children to experience the wonderful colors of the Cardinal is by allowing kids to color free printable Cardinal coloring pages. There are many beautiful Cardinal coloring sheets that can be printed from the internet and the best part of obtaining free printable coloring pages is the cost really is very minimal.
Here are my favorite websites that offer Cardinal coloring pages, remind kids that although Cardinals are red, the bird coloring pages can be colored whatever color they choose and it is a great time to explore creative color options.
Here you will find 1 lovely free printable Cardinal coloring sheet, this is a simple image yet detailed enough that some color variations can easily be done on the wings and head. This would also be a great image to share with a classroom of kids and have the kids color and cut out, then hang from the ceiling in the classroom.
This adorable free printable Cardinal coloring page can be printed and then colored or can be colored directly online. A really fun option would be to color the bird online and then just print it off. The sweet little Cardinal looks like he is looking directly at the viewer, this free printable coloring page has lots of nice details.
This is one of the best websites I have found for excellent variations on the Cardinal printables, be sure to check out this site and see what it offers. There is the standard free printable Cardinal coloring page, but then there are Cardinal printable such as: penmanship, greeting card, color online, placemat, letters, numbers, word search, math, tracing and drawing grid.
Here you will find a really simple free printable Cardinal coloring page that is perfect for a toddler or really young child. The simple image along with the large size crayons would be the perfect fit for those tiny hands.
This intricate free printable Cardinal coloring sheet would be good for older kids or even adults. The state bird of Illinois is the Cardinal and images of the state flower are also displayed which is the violet.