Free Butterfly Coloring Pages for Kids - 19 Printable Sheets

Butterflies have an almost magical ability to brighten up any space. Their vibrant colors, delicate wings, and graceful flight inspire awe and creativity.

This collection of 19 unique butterfly coloring pages will send your child's imagination soaring! You can color each butterfly online or download it as a free PDF.

We've gathered a variety of butterfly designs to appeal to all ages and skill levels. Younger kids will love the simple outlines and cute cartoon butterflies. Older kids can challenge themselves with more detailed and realistic illustrations. 

Beyond basic coloring, these butterfly artworks can also be used as:

  • Decorations - Frame your child's masterpieces to display around the house.
  • Craft templates - Cut out the finished butterflies for cards, banners, and other projects.
  • Science aids - Use them to illustrate the butterfly life cycle.
  • Mindfulness tools - Slow down and find focus while thoughtfully coloring.
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The creative possibilities are endless! As your child colors in each unique butterfly, they'll be spreading their own artistic wings.

Online Coloring Pages for Kids

Get creative with this interactive pretty butterfly for kids coloring page. Experiment with unique color combinations and see which one looks the best!

In addition to the usual printable coloring pages, we also have online coloring available for every coloring sheet in this post!

Just scroll down, and you'll find the coloring options for each coloring page.

Free Printable Butterfly Coloring Pages

Rainbow Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A vibrant butterfly with rainbow-colored wings spanning the page. This coloring page is perfect for using bold, bright colors.

Simple Cute Coloring Sheet

This basic butterfly coloring picture has a simple body and wing outline. The clean design provides a blank canvas for kids to color creatively.

Monarch Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A realistic depiction of a Monarch butterfly. Color in the iconic orange and black pattern.

Butterfly Garden Coloring Sheet

A lively garden scene with flowers, grass, and a fluttering butterfly to bring to life with vivid colors.

Cartoon Butterfly Coloring Sheet

An outline of a butterfly in flight with simple shapes. Color the butterfly wings with bright cartoon colors.

Cute Caterpillar Coloring Sheet

A cute smiling caterpillar with simple segment shapes. Color it with bright, cheerful colors before it transforms into a butterfly.

Patterned Butterfly Coloring Sheet

An elegant butterfly with intricate designs covering the wings and body. Use bright oranges and metallic colors.

Beautiful Butterfly Coloring Sheet

This beautiful butterfly has wings with a detailed pattern allowing your imagination to fly and fill the wings with brave colors.

Simple Swallowtail Butterfly Coloring Sheet

The long tails of a swallowtail butterfly frame the page. The wings and body are simple outlines, perfect for free-form coloring. Add bright colors.

Pretty Butterfly for Kids Coloring Sheet

A basic butterfly with a happy face. The simple shapes and thick outlines are perfect for kids.

Butterfly with Realistic Outline Coloring Sheet

A butterfly with an intricate wing outline but a simple body. The detailed wings have various patterns and sections to color realistically.

Detailed Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A butterfly illustration with bold, repeating designs covering the wings and body. Color with carefully chosen colors for a vibrant effect.

Cute Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A cute, simple smiling butterfly with large, wide wings, ready for bright, cheerful colors.

Happy Cartoon Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A cute cartoon butterfly with big eyes and a wide smile. The simple design is fun to color with your favorite colors.

Cute Butterfly with Spots Coloring Sheet

A whimsical butterfly with big dots covering the wings. Use different pastel colors like pink, blue and yellow.

Simple, Cute Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A simple cartoon butterfly with large wings. The minimal details allow kids to get creative with patterns, textures, and free-form coloring.

Zentangle Butterfly Coloring Sheet

A butterfly with wings filled with repetitive zentangle patterns and designs.

Free Butterfly Coloring Sheet

This simple cartoon butterfly coloring page has simple shapes and are easy to color.

Kawaii Butterfly Coloring Sheet

An adorable Japanese kawaii style butterfly with huge eyes and minimalist design. Perfect for coloring cutely!

Butterfly Coloring Sheets - Which One Was Your Favorite?

We hope you enjoyed this collection of 19 unique and free butterfly coloring pages and PDFs! From simple to detailed, realistic to whimsical, coloring these graceful winged creatures allows your creativity to take flight.

As you chose colors and added patterns, textures, and designs, you brought each butterfly to life with your own artistic vision. There are so many ways to create beauty, whether you prefer basic outlines or intricate details.

We look forward to your return for more coloring adventures. Happy coloring on your creative journey!

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Free Printable Butterfly Coloring Pages - Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can preschoolers also enjoy these butterfly coloring pages?

A: Yes, the butterfly coloring pages are designed to be enjoyed by kids of all ages, including preschoolers who love coloring and exploring different patterns and colors.

Q: How can I download and print the free butterfly coloring pages?

A: You can easily download and print the free butterfly coloring pages in PDF format through the above links.

Q: Do the butterfly coloring pages include templates for crafts?

A: Yes, you can take the free PDFs and print them out for your craft projects.

Q: What are some popular butterfly crafts that can be made using these coloring pages?

A: The butterfly coloring pages can be used for creating various crafts, including DIY stained glass butterflies, greeting cards, and decorative artwork for children’s rooms and play areas.

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