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Insect Coloring Pages (12 Cute Bug Pictures to Color)

Our free printable insect coloring pages are so cute and perfect for the bug lover in your life. Download any or all 12 PDF coloring sheets.

insect coloring page with six insects and the words I (heart) bugs

Hello bug-loving friends!

Now that we’re in spring we’re starting to see the bees and butterflies fluttering around the flowering trees and bushes.

To celebrate our 6-legged friends, we’re sharing some cute insect coloring pages for everyone to enjoy.

This collection is off to a good start with 12 cute coloring sheets filled with some of our favorite insects. We’ve got bees, butterflies, weevils, a praying mantis, ants, and ladybugs currently. But, we’ll be adding more bugs like dragonflies, crickets, and beetles in the future.

Did we include your favorite insect? If not, feel free to reach out and let me know what kind of bugs you’d like to color!

Terms of Use: Print as many copies as you need for your kids, your students, your after school group, campers, church group, etc. To share, please use a link to this page. Please do not sell, email, share digital copies online, or distribute them in any way for any other purpose. Thanks!

Printable Insect Coloring Pages

All of our printable coloring sheets are totally free and easy to download so you can get down to the important work of coloring and adding your own touch! Just scroll past the coloring sheet that you link and click the download button directly beneath it. Then, you can download the PDF or print right away!

six insect coloring pages for kids with drawings of a moth, weevil, lightning bug, praying mantis, bees, and a butterfly

Butterflies and Moths Coloring Pages

We’re starting off with some of the most beautiful bugs – butterflies and moths! Did you know that one of the things that makes moths and butterflies different are the shapes of their antenna? Also, their body shapes are different – butterflies are more slender while moths have cute, chonky bodies. Learn more here.

Cute Butterfly Coloring Sheet

cute butterfly coloring page with swirls

Butterfly Friends Coloring Sheet

This simple coloring page has two butterflies to color with some flowers sprinkled throughout.

coloring page with two butterflies and some simple flowers

Rosy Maple Moth

This adorable, pink and yellow, fluffy moth is found in the eastern half of the United States.

cute Rosy Maple Moth insect coloring page

Two Bee Friends

While many bees are solitary (meaning they don’t interact together socially), bumblebees and honey bees are both known to be social bees who live in colonies that live and work together (source). These two friends are stopping to share some flower nectar on a sunny day.

coloring sheet with two bees drinking nectar from a flower with sun and clouds in the background

Bees with Bee Hive Easy Coloring Sheet

two cute bees buzzing around a beehive

Weevil Coloring Pages

Weevils are small beetles that are found all over the world. These goofy looking bugs have captured our hearts with their long snouts and big eyes.

Acorn Weevil

Acorn weevils eat acorns and lay their eggs in them. If you see an acorn with a small hole, it might be from the weevil larva munching it’s way out of the acorn!

coloring page with cute drawing of an acorn weevil

Cute Weevil Coloring Sheet

This funny looking fella is a Fly-mimicking weevil found in South America. He mimics a fly to trick his predators!

funny weevil coloring sheet with weevil standing on a leaf

Praying Mantis Coloring Page

coloring page with drawing of a cute praying mantis standing on a branch with leaves

Lightning Bug (Firefly) Coloring Page

Whether you call them fireflies or lightning bugs, these amazing little bugs are famous for lighting up the nights on summer evenings. They’re a little slow, so they can be a lot of fun to (humanely) catch and release.

lightning bug coloring page with insect on a jar with stars in the background

Ants Coloring page

coloring page with two ants sharing a picnic basket on a picnic blanket

Ladybug Coloring Sheet

coloring sheet of two cute butterflies on leaves with flowers

I Love Bugs Poster

Here’s a cute bug poster you can color that celebrates your appreciation for these important little creatures.

insect coloring page with six insects and the words I (heart) bugs

More Free Printables

Thanks and enjoy!