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Free Printable Dragon Coloring Pages

Print these pictures of dragons to color and make your own magical scenes! Free printable dragon coloring pages for kids, tweens and teens.

There is no doubt that dragons are the most powerful, regal creatures in ancient culture and stories. For thousands of years, people believed that these huge reptiles ruled Earth’s skies and lands, breathing fire to their enemies and escaping harm by reaching enormous heights with their extra-large bat-like wings.

Real or not real, they have captured the interest of people of all ages. Ready to use dragons as inspiration in your creative projects? It’s time to work on dragon coloring pages! Then you can try these Dragon STEM Activities.

Dragon coloring pages on purple background

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Coloring calms down the most stressful and busiest minds. Those repetitive movements while applying colors on pages are not only therapeutic. It also relaxes the amygdala, our brain’s fear center. For children and for those who are kids at heart, coloring is a wonderful new hobby for you. 

These dragon coloring pages come with simple, interesting designs that you can work on after a long day at work. Coloring books with intricate designs are amazing, but these simple patterns are much better for beginners! You can easily incorporate your unique artistic twists and personal touch into every pattern.

FREE DRAGON COLORING PAGES PRINTABLE

This set of 5 has different styles. Print one dragon coloring page or print them all! The backgrounds are blank for easier printing, so you can add your cave, forest and mountain designs.

art showing purple dragon flying in sky

A LITTLE ABOUT DRAGONS

Nobody has ever found a fossil of a dragon, and no one has ever seen a real one. So, it’s sensible to say that they don’t exist and never have. But that shouldn’t be a reason for us to stop loving them. Who doesn’t adore How to Train Your Dragon’s Toothless? How about the Lord of the Rings icon Smaug?  

Generally, dragons are pictured as malevolent monsters representing greed. However, alongside that, they symbolize luck, strength, and power. We no longer see them as completely evil since popular culture introduced us to their soft side, too. Dragonheart’s Draco is definitely one of the most good-natured dragons we saw on screen. 

Gone are the days of their wicked reputation. Dragons are now regarded as the embodiment of power and good fortune. In Feng Shui, it is said that placing a photo of a dragon in a home acts as protection from negative energy while drawing good luck and good energies. 

art showing knight with falcon and dragon

There are different kinds of dragons in mythology and folklore. Two of the most popular ones are Oriental Dragons which were believed to inhabit East Asia, and the Western Dragon, which supposedly existed in the Western part of America. It seems like there is a type of dragon in every part of the world. Experts suggest that maybe the ideas of their existence came about because of the discoveries of dinosaur fossils and other prehistoric reptiles. 

Dragons lived in deep pools, haunted forests, mountains, and dank caves. Others lived in the deepest parts of the oceans. If you want to see one in real life, you should meet a Komodo Dragon someday (from afar, of course!). That’s the closest you can ever get to a dragon in real life. Komodo Dragons are a monitor lizard species that is endemic to Indonesia. These animals are apex predators that can reach 10 feet in length and weigh approximately 150 pounds. 

Dragons may not be real, but it doesn’t mean we can’t consider them as spirit animals to boost our strength and confidence. Why don’t you turn your appreciation for them into a hobby? With these dragon coloring pages, you can translate your admiration for them into amazing works of art. You can do these with children, too! 

colored pencils in a white pencil holder - pictures of dragons to color

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO COLOR THESE PRINTABLE DRAGON COLORING PAGES?

HOW DO I PRINT PICTURES OF DRAGONS TO COLOR?

When you download the Dragon Coloring file, it will save to your computer as a PDF. Then, you can print as many as you would like.

Use regular white printer paper when you print these coloring pages. You can print one of each of the 5 choices, or print several of your favorite pages!

All 5 of these cute dragon pictures have black lines, nothing in color. But you still want to be sure and print in black & white so you don’t use up your color ink.

Black and white pictures of dragons to color

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