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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 172 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 172 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 172 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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Present Simple Writing Worksheet

Present Simple Writing Worksheet

Grammatics
    This Present Simple Writing Worksheet is used in conjunction with an animated YouTube video. Young learners can watch while they do their first lesson then have fun practicing ...
1 Views 381 BegElem
Farm Animals Lesson – Kids Lesson Plan

Farm Animals Lesson – Kids Lesson Plan

Raedmund Gibbons
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  This ESL Pals kids resource covers the topic of ‘Farm Animals’.  The lesson provides the opportunity for young learners to learn new words, and phrases and form sentence ...
1 Views 1,945 BegElem
Present Simple Question Animated YouTube Video

Present Simple Question Animated YouTube Video

Grammatics
    This background is designed to be used in conjunction with an animated YouTube video. Young learners can watch and 'do' their language lesson, then have fun coloring and finally ...
1 Views 3,004 BegElem
Present Simple Negative – Video Writing Worksheet

Present Simple Negative – Video Writing Worksheet

Grammatics
  This worksheet is designed to be used in conjunction with an animated YouTube video. Young learners can watch and complete their language lesson They can then have fun writing and creati ...
1 Views 2,883 BegElem
Present Simple Question – Background for Animated Video

Present Simple Question – Background for Animated Video

Grammatics.education
    This background is designed to be used in conjunction with an animated YouTube video. Young learners can watch and do their language lesson, then have fun coloring and finally cr ...
1 Views 2,356 BegElem
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Present Simple Question YouTube Writing worksheet

Present Simple Question YouTube Writing worksheet

Grammatics
T   This worksheet about monkeys is used in conjunction with an animated YouTube video. Young learners can watch and complete their language lesson, then have fun writing and creating their ...
1 Views 5,198 BegElem
Present Simple animated YouTube video - Accompanying Background

Present Simple animated YouTube video - Accompanying Background

Grammatics
  This background is designed to be used in conjunction with an animated YouTube video. Young learners can watch and 'do' their first lesson, then have fun colouring and finally creating t ...
1 Views 3,914 BegElem
Christmas Sweater Coloring Pages

Christmas Sweater Coloring Pages

Zach Nagle
» Coloring Pages For Kids
We just released a book of Christmas Sweater coloring pages. A fun activity for kids during the holidays. They are all freely available for download to print and use with students.
1 Views 7,323 All
Coloring for Complete Beginners to Teach Spelling Skills

Coloring for Complete Beginners to Teach Spelling Skills

Marina Talvir
, , Coloring Pages For Kids
This worksheet enables young children to demonstrate their knowledge of consonants and encourages them to read words with letter "Aa". Looking a the pictures children should guess what consonants ...
4 Views 16,769 Beg
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 11

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 11

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Valentine's Day worksheet: colouring page. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students abou ...
3 Views 12,466 Elem
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 11

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 11

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Valentine's Day worksheet: colouring page. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students abou ...
3 Views 8,667 Elem
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 10

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 10

, , Coloring Pages For Kids
Valentine's Day worksheet: colouring page. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students abou ...
3 Views 7,353 Elem
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 9

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 9

, , Coloring Pages For Kids
Valentine's Day worksheet: colouring page. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students abou ...
3 Views 7,226 Elem
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 8

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 8

, , Coloring Pages For Kids
Valentine's Day worksheet: colouring page. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students abou ...
4 Views 8,305 Elem
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 7

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 7

, , , Coloring Pages For Kids
Valentine's Day worksheet: colouring page. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students abou ...
3 Views 7,897 Elem
Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 3

Valentine's Day Worksheet: Colouring Page 3

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Valentine's Day worksheet: Bumblebee colouring. Make February 14th a special day with our fun printables and activities. This colouring page can be used as an extra resource when teaching students ...
3 Views 7,543 Elem
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 ...
4 Views 8,396 Elem
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 ...
3 Views 10,249 Elem
Colouring Worksheet - Dreidel

Colouring Worksheet - Dreidel

, , , Coloring Pages For Kids
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 ...
4 Views 8,066 Elem
Colouring Worksheet - Happy Hanukkah

Colouring Worksheet - Happy Hanukkah

, , , Coloring Pages For Kids
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 ...
3 Views 7,810 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 ...
6 Views 22,174 Beg
Zombie Pirate

Zombie Pirate

http://retrocoloring.com
, Coloring Pages For Kids
A coloring page from "Cool and Funny Zombies Coloring Book" by Yury Shchipakin - first zombie coloring book appropriate for 3 – 5 years old kids.
3 Views 14,762 All
Look or Looks

Look or Looks

, , Coloring Pages For Kids
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 ...
4 Views 12,012 BegElem
Print and Color

Print and Color

» Coloring Pages For Kids
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 ...
3 Views 16,670 Beg
Hello-Goodbye for Kindergarten Students

Hello-Goodbye for Kindergarten Students

juan constant velasquez
, Coloring Pages For Kids
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 ...
7 Views 31,157 BegElem

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