Dinosaur Coloring Pages

Dinosaur coloring pages with descriptions for young children

Add these Dinosaur Coloring Pages to your science lessons or print them out for your troop or pack meetings. It is a project that will appeal to both boys and girls. These pages include a description of the dinosaur to reinforce the lesson.


The word dinosaur comes from the Greek language and means ‘terrible lizard’. The word was coined by English paleontologist Richard Owen in 1842 and was meant to refer to Dinosaurs impressive size rather than their scary appearance. Source: Science Kids – Fun Dinosaur Facts for Kids

  • White Paper
  • Crayons, Markers or Colored Pencils

Print out enough copies for each child and set them up at a comfortable table with their favorite coloring medium. A discussion of the dinosaur and how it is believed to have become extinct or perhaps that not all dinosaurs are meat eaters.

Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a picture to open it in a new window to print in the correct size


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