If you’re looking for dragon coloring pages, then you’re in luck! Below, you’ll find our collection of free printable dragon coloring pages that are great for both kids and adults.
These cute dragon coloring pages are perfect for fantasy themed birthday parties or even for a rainy day. They’re ideal for keeping little hands busy, and they’re all free for you to download and print!
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Here’s how to use these dragon coloring sheets:
- Scroll down and find the page you want.
- Click on any of the photos below, or on the text links above them. A printable pdf file will open in a new window.
- Print the pdf on 8.5 inch by 11 inch, letter sized paper.
- Color your pages and enjoy!
Printable Dragon Coloring Pages
Below you’ll find a great selection of dragon coloring sheets, all of which are free and ready to download!
We have awesome coloring pages for all ages! Toddlers and preschoolers will love the cute dragons with large areas to color in. Meanwhile, older kids and tweens will appreciate the more detailed dragons.
Get ready to bring out your crayons, pencil crayons, and markers, because you’ll love these coloring pages of dragons!
The dragon is a legendary creature that features in stories from cultures all over the world, including Asia and Europe.
There are all kinds of different dragons! For example, some dragons are smaller, with no wings and horns for ears. Other dragons are larger and fire breathing (aka they breathe out flames!). These dragons often have scales, claws, and wings for flying!
In the earliest stories, dragons resemble giant snakes!
One of the origins of the word dragon is the Latin word “draconem”, meaning “huge serpent”.
Dragons tend to live in dangerous places that are hard to reach, such as underwater caves or high up in the mountains.
People who study dragons are called dragonologists.
Dragons can often be found guarding large hordes of treasure, especially gold and gems.
A little dragon is called a “dragonet” and a female dragon is called a “drakaina”.
The dragon represents the 5th year of the Chinese zodiac. It is thought that leaders and influencers are born under the sign of the dragon.
The red dragon is the symbol of Wales. It was also said to be King Arthur’s battle standard. Accordingly, the greatest Welsh warriors were called “pendragon”, literally meaning “head dragon”.
In China, dragons are an important symbol. They represent good luck, wealth, power, and leadership.
Some Viking longships had carved dragon heads on their prow, or front. These boats were called “drakkar”, meaning “dragon ships”.
Dragons are a popular creature in fiction, especially fantasy literature set in medieval times. For instance, dragons are found in everything from The Hobbit to Harry Potter.
You can also download coloring pages with multiple dragons:
Legend has it that dragons live up to 1200 years!! In other words, more than 12 times what a human will usually live.
The ouroboros is an ancient symbol of a dragon, or serpent, biting its own tail. This symbol was important for alchemists, and it symbolizes the eternal circle of life.
In Chinese mythology, dragons control the weather. So dragons have been held responsible for tidal waves, floods, and other storms.
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