These Chinese Zodiac Color by Number Worksheets are so much fun for the kids! They’re a great way to learn about the zodiac animals and worth on number identification skills, too. Having Preschool Worksheets is a great way to make learning and creativity fun!
All you need to do is print and let the kids start coloring. Your fridge will be covered in no time, making the perfect decoration for your house!
There’s just something fun and addictive about color-by-number activities. Maybe it’s the following directions, or maybe it’s the wonder of how the picture will turn out!
No matter what, the kids can do these worksheets independently and then show off all their hard work! These printables are a great way to ring in the New Year while giving independence, too.
What is the learning benefit of color-by-number activities?
Color-by-number activities benefit learning because they allow children to practice identifying numbers and matching colors.
These activities allow children to develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and sequential processing, which can be instrumental in a child’s learning development.
Color-by-number activities also foster a sense of accomplishment and a positive attitude toward learning. When they can complete an activity, this will help them want to do more.
Studies have shown that children consistently feel more motivated when the tasks they are presented with are geared toward their age level, making color-by-number activities an enjoyable way to engage children while providing them with an educational benefit.
What it includes:
This printable Zodiac coloring activity includes multiple coloring pages. There are 12 printable coloring pages that the kids can work their way through!
Fun ways to use this printable:
Coloring these pages is a given, but don’t stop there! You can easily have the kids think outside the box and use these printables for more learning fun.
If you need some ideas to get started, here are other fun ideas you can do!
Make more color by numbers
Now that the kids know how these activities work see if they can make their own! Challenge them to draw a picture and then break it up into numbers.
They can then pick the colors they want to use and give them to someone else to complete!
If you have multiple kids, have them create, trade, and color!
Find out some fun facts about Zodiac signs
Diving in and learning some fun facts about Zodiac animals is fun!
Those born under the sign of the Rat are thought to have various personality traits such as cleverness and charm. The Ox is often associated with hard work, while those born in the Tiger years are said to be dynamic and courageous.
On the other hand, Rabbits typically demonstrate luck, whilst Dragons can show extraordinary heroism. Horses are usually known to be intelligent and active, while Snakes represent wisdom and intelligence.
Kids born under Roosters may display a love of life, and attention to detail and loyalty is often seen amongst Dogs. Pigs often show an optimistic outlook on life, and Goats tend to be creative but gentle.
Have a fun New Year Celebration!
It’s never too late to celebrate the new year! All you need are party invitations, decorations, treats, and laughter – and you’re set!
The kids can make masks or just color pictures and have a blast.
When you’re throwing a party, there’s no wrong way!
More Printable Zodiac Activities:
Here are some other great printable zodiac crafts and activities for the kids! So much fun to do!
- Zodiac Signs Craft Set
- Chinese Zodiac Placemat Printable Coloring Page
- Year of the Rabbit Activities for Kids