Columbus Day is observed the second Monday of October each year here in the United States of America, and that date is quickly upon us! I created this set of Christopher Columbus coloring pages 7 years ago for my then little girls to color. During most of our history read alouds in those younger days, my girls would sit and color while I read page after page.
Those times are such wonderful memories for all of us!
Because these pages were a bit dated, I updated them for the 2022 fall season with a few new graphics and an updated writing font. Please re-download this set if you have the old version.
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Christopher Columbus Coloring Pages
These coloring pages are in a fun mini-book style, which my girls always love.
Note that each mini-page has 1 picture with plenty of white room on the page for your young learner to add their own creativity and embellishments.
Also, there is a one-line handwriting practice area.
In this 14-page set, you’ll find the following pictures:
→ ‘Christopher Columbus’ cover page
→ Christopher Columbus
→ King Ferdinand with the Spanish flag of 1492
→ Queen Isabella with the Spanish flag of 1492
→ Santa Maria
→ Land! (Columbus using his telescope)
→ Native American boy
→ Native American girl
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Our Favorite Christopher Columbus Books
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Of course we will read a couple of books about Christopher Columbus as well! Here are a few of our favorites:
Christopher Columbus (Step Into Reading) – by Stephen Krensky
Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus – by Peter Sis
A beautifully illustrated picture book! Perfect for preschool – First Grade.
Columbus by Edgar D’Aulaire
We love all of the D’Aulaire books and this one is no exception!
You may purchase the Christopher Columbus Coloring Pages below:
I love Cristobal Colon History
Thank you so much for this! My kids (K & 1st) love it and it is a helpful activity for homeschooling while studying Christopher Columbus for Columbus days.
I’m excited you can use them! Thank you for stopping by today!