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Free food coloring pages to download now for learning fun

We’re excited to introduce a delightful new resource for your little ones – a set of free 13-page food coloring pages from us here at KiddyCharts! This engaging activity book is packed with fun, vibrantly illustrated pages featuring a range of food items. From burgers and pasta to fruits like pears and bananas, this book is sure to captivate your child’s imagination and tickle their taste buds.

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There is a range of different food items for the kids to colour in within the pack, and as always, we are sharing with you, before you download, just what you get for your clicks – after all, it is free as usual.

Do check out the other food coloring we have within the shop, which is free if you join us. It is a wonderful A-Z of foods.

What is included within the food coloring pages

There are 13 pages here, with a cover and an end sheet as always.

Burger page:

The first page features a towering, juicy burger complete with lettuce, cheese, and tomatoes. Coloring this page can be an opportunity to discuss balanced meals, protein sources, or even the concept of ‘sometimes foods’ like fast food.

Pasta page

Next, we have a twirling plate of spaghetti, perfect for discussing different types of grains, the importance of carbohydrates in our diet, and introducing the concept of portion sizes.

Buffalo wings page

The spicy buffalo wings page could spark a conversation about flavors, spices, and the cultural origins of different foods.

Popcorn Page: The popcorn page is an excellent opportunity to talk about whole grains and the process of how some foods are made.

Banana split & S’mores pages

These dessert pages can help children understand the idea of treats and moderation, while also introducing them to different textures and temperatures in food.

Sourdough bread, doughnut, and ice cream pages

These pages could lead to a discussion on fermented foods, the concept of breakfast foods, and the difference between everyday foods and occasional treats.

Carrots and pears pages

Lastly, these fruit and vegetable pages emphasize the importance of including a rainbow of fruits and vegetables in our diet.

Understanding food is a vital part of a child’s education. It’s not just about knowing what’s healthy or unhealthy; it’s about understanding variety, balance, and moderation. These food coloring pages provide a fun, interactive way for children to explore these concepts.

Coloring isn’t just a fun activity; it has numerous cognitive and developmental benefits. It stimulates creativity, improves fine motor skills, and can have a calming effect on children. It’s a sensory-rich experience that encourages children to explore, experiment, and express themselves.

Our personal favourite from this collection is the sourdough bread page. This page stands out because of its intricate patterns and the unique texture of the sourdough, offering a slightly more challenging coloring experience. We believe children will enjoy the complexity and the opportunity to use a wide range of colors.

How to use our food coloring pages for learning

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These coloring pages are a fantastic resource that can be used in various ways:

  1. Food Group Lessons: Use the pages to introduce different food groups and discuss which foods belong where.
  2. Cultural Studies: Discuss the origins of foods like pasta or buffalo wings and incorporate a mini geography lesson.
  3. Math Lessons: Use the pictures to count the number of ingredients or estimate the size of each food item.
  4. Reading Practice: Encourage your child to label each food item, improving their spelling and reading skills.
  5. Art Projects: Use the completed pages to create a colorful food-themed collage or storybook.

To sum up, KiddyCharts’ new food coloring pages offer a fun, educational experience that combines art, nutrition, and learning in one package. So grab those crayons, and coloring pencils, and let’s start exploring the world of food!

To download the coloring pages, just click on the button or the image below, and it is all yours!

A platter of colorful baked goods, dessert, and tableware on a plate, invitingly ready to be enjoyed as a snack.

If you are after more coloring activities, then check out the kids coloring sheets sections within the site, as well as some of these ideas too:

Other colouring and eBook resources on KiddyCharts for you and the kids

We LOVE coloring on KiddyCharts, and we do have a whole coloring pages section, so here are some of our favourites from there for you all.

We do have other sites that are good at coloring like us too:

Colouring pages from "out there"

More resources for the kids to colour in - there is so much amazing stuff out there!

We do hope that you like these coloring pages, and come back again soon, won’t you.

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Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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