Coloring books have evolved considerably in recent years, with hundreds upon hundreds of options to choose from featuring every character or landscape you can think of. The top 10 best children’s coloring books sifts through the bevy of seemingly-endless choices to provide you and your children with a wonderful selection.
Pick from coloring books inspired by the wizarding world of Harry Potter, or those featuring beloved Disney princesses. The 2017 best children’s coloring books also features an appearance by Mickey Mouse, some kitties and doggies, and a few maritime creatures. Combination coloring and activity books are also available to keep your youngling intrigued.
Coloring books let your children experiment with colors, enhance their artistic abilities, and learn more about shapes. Provide your children with activity books not only to keep them occupied, but to keep their brains active and stimulated. They are ideal for long car rides and any other time you do not want your child to get bored. You might find you want to “help” them color a few books!
What’s here: This fantastic compilation of the ten best coloring books for the spring and summer months of 2017 was created by real moms and educators who enjoyed these books themselves or taught them in class. Numerous types and themes of books are included in the list to keep your youngin’ stimulated.
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Color the wonderful, magical world of Harry Potter. This coloring book is great for all ages of Harry Potter fanatics, but artsy kids will especially love the attention to detail in every page of outlines. Everything that makes the Harry Potter series amazing is in this book. Includes full-color movie artwork.
For Minecraft fans the world over, this coloring book boasts 60 ginormous pages of Minecraft scenes. Little artists will color their favorite territories, like The End, the Cave, or the desert temples. Of course, Steve and the creepers are represented.
While marketed for kids, this coloring book is a stress reliever for adults too. There are hidden pictures in the Secret Garden—ones you can only find through filling in the pages with vivid, bold color. The designs are intricate, so this coloring project requires patience and attention to detail.
Ginormous and perfect for artsy toddlers. This coloring pad features 50 jumbo-sized coloring pages, each one with a detailed tear-out picture of an animal, like dogs, birds, snakes, and butterflies. This coloring book encourages concentration with minute details to color.
It surprised me when people came up with “adult coloring books,” like it was a new concept. I have been coloring for decades. Ha! Should have patented that idea. Wink! But I digress. I love this coloring book because Wow! Best with fine-tipped markers, the designs are amazingly, beautifully intricate.
There are two PAW Patrol coloring books in this collection. Each one is 96 pages long, featuring mazes, puzzles, games, and coloring outlines. Of course, all of the PAW Patrol favorites are here, including Chase, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, and Marshall.