Little ones will love this collection of free printable mandala coloring pages for kids. This free coloring worksheets are the perfect free kid’s craft project and fun indoor activity for a rainy day. The easy mandala coloring pages include 10 different coloring worksheets featuring simple mandala flowers and free printable mandalas for beginners.
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Free printable mandala coloring pages for kids – Easy kid’s craft activity
Looking for free and fun indoor activities for kids at home? I have an easy and low-cost kid’s craft idea for you: painting mandala coloring pages! Coloring pages are fun indoor activities for kids during school breaks, or on days you’re cooped up inside.
Since mandala coloring books can be quite expensive, I created 10 easy mandala coloring pages for kids. Included are simple mandala flowers and easy mandalas for beginners. Colouring is incredibly relaxing and will keep your kids busy (and yourself sane.)
So, add these free online mandala coloring pages on your lists of 100 things to do on a rainy day and free indoor family activities. Your kids are going to love them!
You can download the free printable mandala coloring pages for kids at the end of the post!
Simple mandala flowers – Free printable mandalas for beginners & children
The printable mandala coloring pages include 10 different designs, which range from super simple to a more advanced (almost like a mini easy mandala coloring book!) The free printable coloring pages are decidedly easy mandalas to draw. My goal for these printable mandala coloring pages for kids is that children have fun, be creative and walk away from this project with a sense of achievement.
As an adult, you may look at the printables and think they are too easy and boring. But remember children are still developing their motoric and cognitive skills. Complicated mandalas can be overwhelming for children and lead to stress and frustration – not at all what we want! It’s also important that coloring mandalas isn’t an obligation for children.
Read on to learn more about the benefits of mandalas and to download the blank mandala template printable!
Benefits of mandalas for children – Mandala art for kids
Colouring is very relaxing and calming. The word “mandala” comes from Sanskrit and means “perfect circle.” Therapeutic mandala coloring pages can help to promote reflection, inner harmony and balance. While colouring mandalas, your child concentrates on the pattern or lets her mind wander.
Here are the benefits of mandalas for children:
- learn new words, geometric forms and colours
- foster concentration and attention
- help to develop coordination and motoric skills
- promote patience and perseverance
- reduce stress and anxiety
- achieve emotional balance and harmony
- increase self-esteem and aesthetic sense
Printable mandala coloring pages for kids of different ages
I created mandalas with different age groups in mind. Here is what you need to know:
Coloring pages 1 to 6 are suitable for toddlers, preschool or kindergarten children. The designs are easy to understand and the colouring shapes are big – perfect when motoric skills are still developing.
Worksheets 7 to 10 are a little more advanced and intended for young school children (grades 1 to 4). The elements are smaller and the designs are more intricate. The mandalas are still simple and won’t overwhelm your child. Again, the goal is for children to have a fun time and enjoy themselves.
If you need coloring sheets for teens and adults, check out my mandala coloring pages for adults and these printable rose coloring pages.
What materials do I need for these mandala coloring pages for kids?
No fancy or expensive materials are needed to enjoy these printable mandala coloring pages for kids! Printer paper and a handful of pencils are all you need to get started on this relaxing coloring pages pdf. Read my tips below to make the most out of these simple mandala flowers for children.
The mandala coloring sheets fit on letter-sized and A4 paper. You can print the blank mandala template printable on regular printer paper. To make the mandala artwork more durable, I recommend using thicker paper, for example or . Thin aquarelle paper is also an option to paint the relaxing coloring pages printable with watercolours.
In addition to the coloring pages, you also have to provide your kids with colours to paint. You have serval options to choose from:
- coloured pencils
- watercolours and brushes
- eraser and ruler
Simple mandala designs to color – Free coloring pages to print
And the best part about these mandala coloring pages for kids? Free coloring pages require only minimal prep on your part. Your kids will do all the work and love it!
- Print out the printable mandala coloring pages. It’s best to have a few extras in case your kid wants to start over or colour another free mandala printable.
- To make colouring the free online mandala worksheets a fun experience for your kids, set up a little workstation. Have several printable and colouring options available and put on their favourite music.
- Let your kids choose a mandala design that most appeals to them. You can encourage them to try more advanced coloring sheets progressively.
The best time of day to paint mandalas can vary. Some kids will enjoy it on a Saturday morning. Others in the afternoon after school or practice, and some kids will find it calming to colour before bedtime.
The printable mandala worksheets are perfect to decorate a room. Hand-painted mandala coloring pages are also a lovely present for Dad or Grandma and Grandpa.
Free calming coloring pages for students
I’m a teacher/youth group leader/homeschooling mum – Can I use the free printable mandala templates in my class or youth group?
Yes, you can. If you are a kindergarten/school teacher, lead a church or youth group, or homeschool your kids, feel free to use the mandala pdf printables.
My husband works as a teacher, and he must pay for many classroom materials out of his pocket. So I know all about tight school budgets and hope this collection of printable mandala coloring pages for kids helps you out.
Free Printable Mandala Coloring Pages For Kids & Students
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my granddaughter loves colouring in, she will love this
Thank you, Cindy! I hope she enjoys these pages.
Good idea to keep the kids busy!
Thanks so much!
Pl provide permission to use mandala for research purpose
Hi Shweta! Yes, feel free to use the mandala pages for your research.
Thank you! My daughter likes to color with gel pens. She will love these!
Many thanks, Cari! I hop your daughter will enjoy these!