Coloring Book Day is celebrated nationally on August 2 each year. There is something magical and soothing between the pages of a coloring book, whether it’s a Disney princess coloring book or a color-by-numbers for adults. Coloring books make designers of us all. Are you a Rembrandt with sensible colors and patterns that are orderly? Or maybe you’re more of a Picasso with his unique designs and colors?
Back when I was growing up, I never saw adults color unless they were coloring with their children. Coloring is definitely an activity that can soothe an anxious child, calming their brain down a bit with the task of coloring between the lines. But there are many different options for coloring books just for teens and adults now.
So, get those crayons ready and sharpen your colored pencils. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite coloring books for all ages. You can share your coloring activities on National Coloring Day by hashtagging #ColoringBookDay across Social Platforms.
Coloring books for children
Simple & Big Coloring Book for Toddlers $5.95 from Amazon. 100 fun, easy-to-color drawings, such as: animals, sun, flowers, cars, unicorns, balloons, stars, rainbow, lollipops, ice cream and many more. The perfect coloring book for learning to color, learning about different animals, objects, fruits. Best for ages 1-4.
16 Bulk Coloring Books Assortment Bundle $23.69 from Amazon. This bundle includes 16 kids’ coloring and activity books with games, puzzles, mazes and stickers. Coloring books feature favorite licensed Disney, Marvel, Nick Jr, Sesame Street characters and more. Best for ages 4-8.
Mermaid Coloring Book $4.99 from Amazon. This children’s coloring book is full of beautiful mermaids and their ocean friends. For any young mermaid fan, this book makes a great gift from ages 4 to 8 years.
My First Toddler Coloring Book: Fun with Numbers, Letters, Shapes, Colors, and Animals! $4.20 from Amazon. Introduces fundamental skills like reading, counting, and shapes through engaging coloring exercises. Kids will have a blast as they learn pre-K concepts and reinforce their understanding through creativity and play. Best for ages 1-3.
Enanto Coloring Books For Kids $6.99 from Amazon. The Coloring book for Kids has +100 pages with more than 50 coloring pages. The coloring book is filled with many stunning iconic scenes and characters for kids and adults who are fans of Encanto.
Melissa & Doug Jumbo 50-Page Kids’ Coloring Pads Set $12.99 from Amazon. Each of the three coloring pads has 50 outline pictures featuring favorite animals, the fastest, coolest cars and trucks, and more favorite themes, bound into an oversize drawing pad.
Dinosaur Coloring Book for Kids $4.38 from Amazon. For the dinosaur-loving child, what could be more fun than being able to color all of his or her favorite types? Best for kids ages 4-8.
Crayola Disney Coloring Book, Disney Jr. Gift $5.89 from Amazon. This giant coloring book features a whopping 288 pages of art depicting scenes inspired by the shows featured on the Disney Jr. television channel.
The Big Coloring Book For Girls $3.60 from Amazon. Whether mystical unicorns, magical fairies, dreamlike mermaids, sweet butterflies, majestic horses or beautiful princesses. Over 85 motifs provide plenty of variety and leave no limits to creativity.
Disney Princess Coloring Book Set for Kids $16.90 from Amazon. Disney Princess Coloring Activity Set – 5 Coloring and Activity Books with Stickers and more. Featuring Raya and the Last Dragon, Disney Princess, Disney Frozen, Encanto and Moana and more.
Coloring books for teens and adults
Mindfulness Coloring Book for Teens $8.99 from Amazon. This coloring book will help any teen practice being mindful through coloring, with soothing images that will inspire them to channel their restless energy into something fun and creative!
The Psalms in Color – Inspirational Coloring Book with Scripture for Women and Teens $9.99 from Amazon. The pages include a variety of delightful patterns, designs, motifs, and ink drawings that incorporate Scripture from the Psalms.
100 Animals: An Adult Coloring Book $9.99 from Amazon. Includes 100 unique images and bonus content. Enjoy beautiful animals and relaxing patterns with this easy coloring book from the bestselling publishing brand, Jade Summer.
Stranger Things: The Official Coloring Book $12.37 from Amazon. Color in your favorite characters and scenes from the hit Netflix show “Stranger Things” with this official, high-quality coloring book for all ages.
MANDALAS – Adult Coloring Book $5.99 from Amazon. Mandalas is the perfect book for you if you want to be creative and relax after a stressful day, featuring 50 Mandala designs.
Enchanted: A Coloring Book and a Colorful Journey Into a Whimsical Universe $12.99 from Amazon. Enchanted is a magical coloring book perfect for unleashing your creativity and inner artist. There are 37 original detailed illustrations by artist Karen Sue Chen of Karen Sue Studios.
Disney Dreams Collection Thomas Kinkade Studios Coloring Book $6.79 from Amazon. Now you can color along with the master, Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light. In this unique coloring book, sixty-three paintings from Thomas Kinkade’s Disney Dreams Collection are presented in color across from the black line art of the same image.
Can’t Adult Today: A Snarky & Slightly Sweary Coloring Book for Adults $7.99 from Amazon. Tired of growing up? Well then, don’t. Get swept away with this snarky & slightly sweary coloring book inspired by the beauty of nature.
Anxiety Relief Coloring Book for Adults $5.97 from Amazon. Color your way to relax with 50 floral patterns: arrangements, bouquets, wreaths, and vases.
Ashley Dill covers the online shopping industry, writing about commerce. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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