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Teaching English as a second language to younger students presents its own set of special challenges - and while it takes some patience, it also brings its own unique rewards. While your younger students may not be able to handle all the types of exercises that your older students can, they bring a fresh-faced enthusiasm into the classroom - and they often turn out to be full of funny surprises.

If your class is still at the age where they’re first learning to read - even in their own native language - you can’t exactly just hand them worksheets and expect them to figure out what to do. One approach to this is simply to focus on listening and speaking instead - but even those activities work more smoothly if you’ve got some pictures and words to point out along the way. Or you may want to organize some games, so your high-energy youngsters can burn off some  excess energy while they learn.

Whichever approach you take - and, if you’re like most experienced ESL teachers, you’ll probably try a combination of all the above - BusyTeacher.org’s 237 coloring pages for kids will make sure you never run out of activities to present. When used in combination with the more detailed exercises in your ESL textbook, they’ll provide a wealth of diverse exercises that’s sure to keep your youngsters engaged and interested.

In fact, the name “coloring pages” doesn’t really do justice to the sheer variety of resources we’ve got here. While some are just simple sheets of colorable pictures and vocabulary words, others provide short sentences for kids who’ve learned to read a little, or encourage kids to draw the pictures that match with the vocab words listed. Some even help kids design their own crafts, which they can take home and show off to proud parents.

Planning a special themed unit? We’ve got whole sets of coloring pages designed around themes like holidays, international cultures, foods, animals, body parts, and many others. But in any lesson, these worksheets will serve as a welcome switch-up from the routine of board work and speaking, and will get your kids thinking about the English language in all kinds of new and creative ways.

All these 237 coloring pages have found their way onto BusyTeacher.org thanks to the efforts of ESL teachers just like you, working all over the world. Our international community believes in sharing, which is why we’ve made every worksheet completely free to download, print, use, and share as you like. All we ask is that, if you’ve got a worksheet of your own that you’d like to share, you click the “Submit a worksheet” button at the bottom of this page, and send it our way.

BusyTeacher.org’s 237 coloring pages are here for you to use however you want - so dive in and take a look! You can choose from the top ten most popular coloring pages, or browse our whole library with the handy thumbnail view. You’ll also notice our “Quick View” feature, which lets you pop out a larger view of the first page of any worksheet, so you can see exactly what you’ll be getting when you download it. Take a look, grab any coloring pages you like, and give ‘em a try in your classroom. We’re sure your students will love ‘em!

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Greetings Card - Happy Hanukkah (with Dreidels)

Greetings Card - Happy Hanukkah (with Dreidels)

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Kids can write their own message in this greetings card or use it as an extra resource when learning about Hanukkah! Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, and i ...
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Colouring Worksheet - Menorah

Colouring Worksheet - Menorah

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Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday. Kids can colour the colouring worksheet and use it as an extra resource when learning about ...
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Colouring Worksheet - Dreidel

Colouring Worksheet - Dreidel

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Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday. Kids can colour the colouring worksheet and use it as an extra resource when learning about ...
2 Views 1,087 Elem
Colouring Worksheet - Happy Hanukkah

Colouring Worksheet - Happy Hanukkah

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Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday. Kids can colour the colouring worksheet and use it as an extra resource when learning about ...
2 Views 1,037 Elem
Junior A/B Colours-Numbers

Junior A/B Colours-Numbers

ATHANASIA DIPLAROU
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A colourpage to practice numbers and colours for junior classes. Students have to be able to read the numbers (in letters) understand which number is in the picture and choose the correct colour t ...
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Zombie Pirate

Zombie Pirate

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A coloring page from "Cool and Funny Zombies Coloring Book" by Yury Shchipakin - first zombie coloring book appropriate for 3 – 5 years old kids.
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Look or Looks

Look or Looks

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I designed this worksheet for younger students, they have to complete the sentences with "look" or "looks" depending if it is singular or plural, then they can color the images as they wish. I hop ...
3 Views 5,475 BegElem
Print and Color

Print and Color

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This coloring page for kids combines colouring and some words (classroom furniture and objects mostly) and phrases for the very beginners (see "Excellent! 1" Unit 1 and 2 active vocabulary). Child ...
2 Views 7,328 Beg
Hello-Goodbye for Kindergarten Students

Hello-Goodbye for Kindergarten Students

juan constant velasquez
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This worksheet its about a funny elephant that says "hello"  showing a smile, then it says "good bye" showing its backwards. It is perfect to be used with very young ESL learners in their fir ...
5 Views 9,661 BegElem
Food Activity for Young Learners

Food Activity for Young Learners

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This worksheet is made for young learners. Once you have taught them some food vocabulary and how to write it, you can have fun with this activity. My students loved it. Your students have to ...
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Class rules! Perfect for First Days

Class rules! Perfect for First Days

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I will be using this worksheet on the first day of class as a way of introducing some simple rules. It's designed for children, I made it thinking about the nine year olds that will come into my c ...
13 Views 23,201 BegElemPre-Int
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 1

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 1

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page of a Chinese dragon for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help lead into a ...
4 Views 4,874 Elem
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 2

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 2

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page of a man holding a Chinese flag for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help ...
3 Views 2,957 Elem
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 3

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 3

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page of a rat for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help lead into a Chinese New ...
3 Views 2,806 Elem
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 4

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 4

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This year, Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help lead into a Chinese N ...
3 Views 2,875 Elem
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 5

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 5

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page of a Chinese dragon for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help lead into a ...
3 Views 3,602 Elem
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 6

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 6

, Coloring Pages For Kids
Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page of a Chinese dragon for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help lead into a ...
3 Views 3,161 Elem
Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 7

Chinese New Year - Colouring Page 7

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 19 February. Use this colouring page of a Chinese dragon for younger learners when teaching them about Chinese New Year. This activity could help lead into a ...
3 Views 3,109 Elem
Saint Valentine's Craft

Saint Valentine's Craft

crissopa
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It's a typical Saint Valentine's activity. Very funny and very easy. Craft for all kind of students. It's a pop-up card. It's very easy. First step: paint, econd step: cut out, third step: fo ...
5 Views 6,732 BegElemPre-Int
Yummy Chameleon

Yummy Chameleon

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Dear Busy Teachers, the worksheet I share with you combines colouring and the names of food. Firstly, kids have to name the food and then guess the colour of Pascal-the -Chameleon. So, your stu ...
6 Views 6,610 BegElem
Alphabet and Basic Information for Young Kids

Alphabet and Basic Information for Young Kids

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This worksheet is an idea for a first class with very young kids. I used this with 6- and 7-year-olds who are starting to be alphabetized. It's for the first contact with the English language. The ...
5 Views 14,513 BegElem
Merry Christmas Coloring Pages

Merry Christmas Coloring Pages

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This collection contains 7 cool color pages for Christmas. They are appropriate for young learners. You can assign them as your students' homework and they will love them a lot. Next, you can pin ...
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Write and Colour

Write and Colour

Işıl Gılıç
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This activity allows student to practice words and colour them. The main focus is on the question "What's that?". Students will practice by tracing and asking this question and answer it. It also ...
4 Views 5,651 Beg
Body Parts Linking Activity

Body Parts Linking Activity

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Learn body parts by linking the words with the drawing. The body parts used in this worksheet are: ear, eye, nose, arm, leg, foot, feet, shoulder, mouth, head, knee and body. After linking th ...
15 Views 26,793 Beg
Colour the Biggest Animal First and Go On

Colour the Biggest Animal First and Go On

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This worksheet is basically a colour worksheet. However, you can make children think by creating different ideas like 1. colour your favorite animal first and go on till you colour the animal you ...
1 Views 8,954 BegElem

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