Make the Fourth of July, aka Independence Day, extra special with these original coloring pages. They're cute, coloring them is fun, and they're completely free to download and print!
Free Fourth of July Coloring Sheets
The Fourth of July is all about American patriotism, and the designs in these coloring pages include images of the symbols and traditions that go with this celebration of national independence. From Lady Liberty to an old-fashioned holiday parade, there's bound to be a few pages that capture your child's imagination. You can download each of these coloring sheets by clicking its image, and then clicking the print icon on the file page.
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More Independence Day Coloring Pages
There's no shortage of free coloring pages for this holiday. The websites below offer all kinds of coloring sheets that you can print for free.
Apples 4 the Teacher
Apples 4 the Teacher is an especially useful site because it includes lesson plan and activity ideas with a wide variety of coloring sheets. Designs at this site include a silly-faced firecracker, a Fourth of July majorette, the Liberty Bell, and Uncle Sam enjoying a grilled burger. The pages are free, but you'll need the Flash 10 Plugin the site offers in order to print them.
Hello Kids has 18 different coloring pages including innovative designs like the US Capitol building wrapped in an American flag, as well as a Teddy bear dressed as Uncle Sam, and Ben Franklin, one of the founding fathers. When you open each individual page, place your mouse over the image and you'll see there's are options to either print the page or color online if you prefer to save paper.
A Teaching Opportunity
Kids love all the food, fireworks, and celebrating that goes with this holiday, but this day also marks an incredibly important milestone in the formation of the United States. You can use these coloring pages as a fun activity for your child, but you might also want to take the opportunity to teach about the founding fathers and the Declaration of Independence that they signed that day in order to make the entire celebration more meaningful.