They say we know more about the moon than we do about the oceans on our planet, and seeing how much ocean life there is, it’s easy to believe.
There are countless creatures swimming the depths of our oceans, and probably many more we haven’t seen yet!
These free fish coloring pages for kids are the perfect way to capture some of the wonder that our oceans contain.
There’s a brilliant variety of fish both big and small for you to color in for these fish coloring printables.
There will be a chance to use all kinds of varied and beautiful colors and art mediums as well!
You could try to incorporate paints and colored pens and pencils to really add some stunning color variety.
Once you’ve finished coloring in your favorite free fish coloring sheets, please share them to our Facebook page for us to admire! We would love to see how you chose to color in all of these wonderful fish!
35 Brand New Fish Coloring Pages – Free to Print and Color
This cute fish coloring sheet features a wonderful new underwater pal for you to meet! This fish is looking very happy, and we even get a bit of background detail beneath it.
That means that once you color this little fish, you can also have some fun coloring in those background details.
Once you have done that, you could even add more background details to make the scene even more complete.
What are some other details you can think to add that would make this underwater environment look even more vibrant? We’re sure you can come up with all sorts of amazing ideas!
We have a new fish for you to color, and this one is simply covered in scales.
These scales not only help to make the fish look even cooler, but it gives you loads of smaller details to add some colors to.
It would look good if you stuck to one or two colors for this fish, but it could also look really interesting if you used as many different colors as possible for the scales.
You can definitely have a lot of fun getting experimental with this awesome fish design!
Our first free fish coloring page for kids features some cute dolphins peeking out of the waves.
They’re looking very happy to be spending a fun day in the ocean, and to show this I would use some lovely lighter shades of blue for the water.
This fish coloring sheet shows another dolphin leaping elegantly from the water. The way the sky is looking behind this dolphin makes me think of a sunrise setting.
I would use some brilliant yellows and oranges alternating for the sky behind the dolphin to give this image a wonderful atmosphere.
The fish in this fish coloring printable has lots of great details on it for you to color in. this looks like a koi fish to me, so I would color it in with orange spots while keeping the rest of the body white.
What colors do you feel for this spotty fish?
This next fish is a truly stunning one to behold! When you look at it, you will notice that its tail is the main feature, and it makes for a really cool-looking fish.
There are many ways to color this wonderful tail, but we would probably go for some bright and beautiful colors to really make it pop off the page.
Alternatively, you could use some mediums like watercolor paints with softer colors to give the tail a more transparent look.
Either of these would look great, and you could print out a few copies if you’d like to try one of each.
We have a really stripy little guy for the next page in this collection of free fish coloring pages for kids.
The way the stripes look here almost makes it look a bit like a tiger, and that gives you one way you could color this fish.
It would look really cool with some orange and black stripes to match the tiger comparison.
Otherwise, there are also plenty of fish that have stripy designs like this, so you could go for many other colors you like instead! It will be interesting to see what you choose for this fish.
This lumpy headed fish is ready for you to color him in! It looks like a breed of goldfish to me, so I would use oranges and golds for this little guy.
I think that it would look really nice to incorporate glitter or glitter pens into the mix as well.
That would bring this fish coloring page to sparkly life!
For this next fish coloring sheet, we have a fish with some whiskers that a supervillain would be proud to have on his lip! What colors do you think this handsome fish would be?
I would use some darker greens and blues for this fish, but I know whatever you pick will look fantastic!
Fish come in all manner of different weird and wonderful shapes and sizes, and this next one definitely is an example of that!
There are tons of small details to appreciate on this one, from the many fins to the pattern details on the body.
There are also some background details for you to color, and as always you could also add some extra details of your own to make it even more vibrant.
Be sure to let your creativity flow as you bring this unusual fish to colorful life!
We have another fun fish design for you to play around with on this next page. This one is a bit less complex than many of the previous fish in the collection, but there are still loads of details to fill in.
It is also covered with some scales, and these give you lots of details to add some color to.
We would definitely use some colored pens and markers for these details, as these mediums can create some bright and vivid colors.
What are some other art tools and mediums that you think would suit this little fish?
I love the look on the face of this next fish! He looks like he’s wondering what he should have for dinner to me.
I would use a darker yellow for the body and a red for the face of this funny looking guy, but what colors will you use to finish off this fish coloring sheet?
The angler fish featured in this fish printable is quite an unusual one! These odd fish live down in the dark depths and have a little light attached to their heads to attract prey.
I think it would look really neat to use a yellow colored pen or some yellow paint for the light and then dark colors for the rest of the pictures.
You could also do a thin yellow circle around the light using watercolors for a softer look that will look like a glow.
Another stripy fellow is up for you to color on this fish coloring printable.
As we have mentioned with some previous stripy fish, this pattern can bring certain associations to other animals to mind, and you can use them as inspiration or go for your very own color choices.
We also have some simple background details for you to color, and you could keep them simple if you like the look or create a more elaborate background setting.
It’s up to you, and we know that whatever you choose will look incredible!
This next fish seems to be based on the real-life clownfish, and this species was made famous worldwide since featuring in the Finding Nemo film series.
This species of fish has an orange, black and white color scheme, so you can use these colors for this one if you agree that it looks like this species.
Just because it looks a bit like a clownfish doesn’t mean that you have to go with that association, however!
You should definitely feel free to use any colors you like in order to create your own personalized fish. What style will you choose for this fish?
The catfish always looks like a wise wizard to me, and that’s the case in this fish coloring page!
For this one, I would use greys and silvers to color him in and then a lovely dark blue for the background of the ocean to make him stand out.
We have a happy little goldfish in this next fish coloring sheet! For this one, I would again use some glitter or glitter pens to give her a golden, shiny look.
Otherwise, I would color her in with orange and then use a yellow pen to add some spots that suggest sparkles.
How will you color in this goldfish?
The fish in this free fish printable looks to be in a hurry! It’s swimming hard and fast, so I would use a mixture of light and dark blues for the background to suggest water churning behind it as it swims.
The only question is then what color to make the fish?
We hope you’ll show us what you decide by sharing your finished page to our Facebook page!
The facial expression on this next fish is really fun, and it gives the fish a lot of personality! Fish can come off as rather expressionless a lot of the time, so this one stands out a bit.
Once again, we also have a picture that leaves the background entirely blank, and this presents an open canvas for your own creativity.
You could go for a standard watery ocean background, but you could also be a bit more stylistic with it and use some expressive shapes and colors.
There are no wrong answers, so how will you fill in the background?
This next fish coloring page features a happy-looking fish that is enjoying a relaxing time as it blows some bubbles.
It also has some great pattern details on it, and that opens up so many opportunities for you to have some coloring fun.
This is also the kind of image that would look great no matter what types of coloring tools and mediums you use, so you can really go for it as you add some color!
We can’t wait to see what this page looks like when you’re finished with it.
We’re calming things down with a much more chilled fish coloring printable this time.
This fish is lazily cruising through the ocean, and I would use a light grey for the body with some darker greys over the scale details.
Betta fish are some of the most pretty and colorful fish you can own, and one is featured in this fish coloring sheet.
These stunning little fish can come in all sorts of colors from reds to blues and a mixture of colors for others.
That means that for this sheet you could use pretty much any of your favorite colors to really make this a beautiful page to behold.
What colors and mediums will you do to finish this pretty betta fish?
This next fish coloring printable shows a happy little fish going about its day. Maybe you could try a new medium to give this fish some colorful life!
If you don’t usually use a medium like watercolor or acrylic paints then maybe this would be a good opportunity to try them out.
Another pretty betta fish is up next for this fish coloring page. This would be another page that I think would look amazing if you incorporated some glitter or glitter pens.
These fish are very colorful and vibrant, and that would help them leap off the page!
The pretty and colorful butterfly fish is the star of this next fish coloring sheet. These beautiful fish come in many shapes and color schemes, and they often have a yellow and white coloring.
Will you go for yellow and white for this friendly butterfly fish or will you pick your own bright and cheerful colors for it?
This next fish printable shows one of the more unique looking sea creatures in this collection. With its distinctive sharp and long snout you wouldn’t want to get on their bad side!
These incredible creatures usually come in shades of light and dark blues with some greys, but you don’t have to stick to that.
You could use any colors that you love for this fish and I know it will look fantastic!
Our next fish coloring page shows a friendly little guy having a calm day in the ocean. What colors do you think this fish would be?
I would use some bright yellows, blues and greens for this fish, as it seems like a fish that would be brightly colored to me.
This one might be a good opportunity to use some more colored pens for a brighter look to the colors.
I love the look on the face of the fish in this fish coloring sheet! The fish’s big lips are all puckered out and it looks like another friendly one!
If I were to color in this one, I would use some pretty bright reds and oranges for the fish’s coloring and a lovely darker blue for the ocean in the background.
If you hold your breath in your cheeks you may look a little like the pufferfish in this fish printable. These odd little fish will inflate with air to dramatically increase their size when threatened.
These fish can come in all sorts of different colors, and some even have colorful patterns on their bodies.
Maybe you could draw in and color some shapes and patterns onto this pufferfish to make it even more unique!
We have another very happy looking little fish featured in this fish coloring page! Maybe to help this fish stand out even more, you could incorporate some crafts into it.
You could stick little stickers, sequins and other crafts onto the body of the fish for a fish that will look totally unique.
For the fish featured in this fish printable, I think it would look really nice to use some paints to color it in.
I would specifically use some acrylic paints for thicker, more vibrant colors, but you could use any kind you have!
If you have another favorite medium to use, I’m sure this fish will look really cool no matter what you use!
This fish coloring sheet shows a very happy looking fish with a big smile on its face. For a happy fish like this, I think it would be fitting to use equally happy colors.
Some bright colors and details added in with some colored pens or markers would also really help to bring out the cheerful vibe of this fish.
It looks like the fish in this free fish coloring printable has something important to say! It almost looks like it’s speaking.
Maybe you could draw a speech bible coming out of the fish’s mouth and write in what you think it would be saying if it could talk.
We hope you’ll show us what you think this fish is saying by sharing it to our Facebook page once it’s done!
This next fish coloring page shows a fish lazily going along it’s way. For this much calmer fish, I would use softer, more muted colors.
You could use some greys, darker blues and silvers for this fish to give a calmer look to it. I would also use a deeper, darker blue for the ocean in the background.
The final image in this collection of free fish coloring sheets for kids shows a fish that looks shocked that he’s the final fish of the series!
There’s a lot of personality to this fish, and I think this collection would be best finished off with some wild and wacky colors for this surprised guy.
If you’re feeling extra creative, maybe you could draw what made this fish make this face on another blank page and hang them together for a funny scene. What do you think this fish saw that made it feel this way?
Fish Coloring Pages – Which will you choose?
We hope that this series of free fish coloring pages for kids provided hours of fishy fun for you to enjoy!
All of our printable coloring pages and art goodies are free for you to print, color and enjoy, so feel free to print out as many copies as you want to really experiment.
You could try out different colors and mediums for different looks to the same images.
For water based scenes, watercolors can be especially nice to use for their softer look, so if you have some then this series would be a great chance to use them.
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