Under the Sea Coloring Pages are an excellent way to practice fine motor skills, teach problem solving, critical thinking, and build concentration. You’re for sure going to want to check out these wonderful free printables!
Wait until you see these super cute Under the Sea Coloring Pages! They are the perfect summer theme for preschoolers. You’re going to love coloring these fun underwater scenes with your little ones this season.
Thanks for visiting! If you’re interested in following along with what we’re up to each week, definitely sign up via email and/or follow The Keeper of the Memories on Facebook, and Pinterest. This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy here.
“Under the sea we off the hook. We got no troubles, life is the bubbles under the sea!” Can’t you just hear Sebastian from The Little Mermaid? These free printable coloring pages are the perfect addition to family movie night, an ocean habitat sturdy with preschoolers, or a fun activity for a rainy day during the family beach vacation. There are so many great ways to enjoy these simple sea creature coloring pages together! Keep scrolling to get your own free printable under the sea coloring pages.
While your preschooler is learning all about life under the sea, he will be getting a jump start on these important early learning skills.
Fine Motor Skills & Pre-Writing
Coloring pages like these cute sea life printables are perfect for practicing fine motor skills like pencil grip, pencil control, and strengthening finger muscles. Try completing these free coloring pages with different tools (markers, crayons, pencils, watercolor paints) for varied fine motor skill practice.
Preschoolers can also practice pre-writing skills while coloring as they practice a variety of pencil strokes and coloring methods for completing these fun underwater scenes.
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Coloring pages like these under the see freebies are a fun way to help your preschooler begin to establish critical thinking and problem solving skills. Break out the watercolor paints and teach your preschoolers some critical thinking skills with ocean animal coloring.
Mixing colors is a great way to learn problem solving skills. How do you make different shades of blue? How can I make that green paint appear darker? Solving these artistic dilemmas is a great way for preschoolers to begin to problem solve.
Mixing primary colors like blue and red to achieve secondary colors like purple is another excellent way to teach early critical thinking skills to young learners. Keep scrolling to get your very own under the sea pages to paint and explore color mixing together.
Concentration & Attention to Detail
Coloring pages are an excellent way to help young children learn to concentrate. As kids concentrate on these fun underwater images, they are learning to focus while they work and maintain focus until the task is complete. As they color big areas of the page and smaller spaces, children learn to pay attention to tiny details.
Of course, your kids won’t realize they’re building fine motor skills, problem solving, and learning to concentrate; they just think coloring pages are a lot of fun!
Want to add more fun ocean themed lessons to your under the sea coloring activities? Check out these other great ideas:
Ocean Picture Books
I’m sure it’s no surprise that we love reading. It’s one of our absolute most favorite things to do together. And what could be better than some amazing ocean picture books to go along with our unit study. Here are a few of our favorites. Don’t forget to check them out with your little kids!
- Night of the Moonjellies* by Mark Shasha
- Mister Seahorse* by Eric Carle
- Down, Down, Down* by Steven Jenkins
Ready to get started learning about the ocean and all the amazing creatures under the sea with your little ones? Keep scrolling to get started on your underwater adventure with this fun and free printable coloring page..
Free Printable Under the Sea Coloring Pages
Keep in mind that all preschoolers do things in their own time and on their own terms. What one is ready for, another might not be. Please use your best mama judgement when planning activities for your little kids.
I hope you enjoy using these free printable under the sea coloring pages with your little kids as much as I enjoyed creating them with mine.
Get all four of our Preschool Seasons Printable Worksheets, a total of 52 fun, printable worksheets for little kids at a huge discount by purchasing them as a bundle here.
Learn more about the Preschool Seasons Printable Worksheets:
This is a digital product. You will receive a PDF only.
Thanks so much for downloading this resource from The Keeper of the Memories! I hope you love using it with your little kids as much as I loved creating it with mine!
Don’t forget to stop by next week if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Birds & Eggs theme. And if you missed this year’s preschool homeschool space post, you can check it out here.
Looking for more insight & inspiration? Here are the top 10 most popular posts from The Keeper of the Memories. You’re definitely not going to want to miss these!