Mermaids are magical mythical creatures that live their enchanting lives under the sea.
Movies like The Little Mermaid have made these creatures all the rage for birthday parties, decorations, toys, and more.
They are also a fascinating part of mythology, and tales of mermaid sightings date back for centuries.
Mermaids are one of the most popular mythical creatures around. They are known for their beauty and charm and we simply cannot get enough of these enchanting creatures.
The popularity of mermaids in pop culture has created a big demand in our readers for mermaid coloring pages that you can enjoy for free.
Finally here are all new completely original mermaid coloring pages that you can download and print for free. Enjoy these wonderful magical creatures!
Mermaid Coloring Pages – 40 All-New Printable Sheets
This free mermaid printable shows a mermaid who has come ashore to sit on top of a rock and look around.
Her hair is beautifully braided at the top of her head and flows down her back. She looks like she might be ready to start singing.
For this mermaid coloring sheet, we have a wonderfully elegant mermaid for you to color in.
She is looking really calm and peaceful here, and there are many amazing small details that you can get creative with.
From her outfit and accessories to the sea scenery around her, you could work in many different color techniques and effects to create a really interesting picture to look at.
What kind of color scheme are you thinking of for this one? We can’t wait to see how you finish off this pretty picture!
Mermaids make friends with all kinds of marine life. This mermaid coloring page shows a beautiful mermaid sitting near some coral and holding her hand out as a little fish comes swimming up to her.
She wears pearl earrings and a big bow in the back of her hair.
Some mermaids have beautiful and mesmerizing singing voices and are very talented with music.
This mermaid holds a flute and looks ready to play a melody. A fish swims by to listen to the tunes she makes.
In this next image, we have another pretty mermaid, and this time she seems to be looking at something.
As luck would have it, the area she is looking into has been left blank, and that’s where you come in! If you’re feeling creative, you could draw something for her to be looking at in that empty space.
For example, you could draw some imaginative little fish or some sea creatures of your own design.
There are so many ways you could add to the image, so what are some ideas you may have?
This mermaid coloring page shows a mermaid sitting on a big rock ledge above a coral reef.
She has an extra fin on the side of her tail to help her swim through the water, and she seems to be flipping her short hair.
The way this next mermaid is sitting almost makes it look a bit like she’s doing yoga!
Regardless, she is certainly looking very calm and relaxed, and if we were coloring this one then we would use colors to emphasize that.
For example, some lighter shades of blues and greens done with some watercolor paints or maybe some colored pencils would look amazing.
That is one approach you could take, but it would also look great in its own way if you went for brighter, more vibrant colors. It’s up to you, and we can’t wait to see what you go for!
Mermaids are pretty well-known for having beautiful hair, and the mythical creature in this printable sheet is no exception.
She floats with her hair curling all around her and seems to be checking on one of her fins.
This mermaid has an especially cool tail. It has a pattern with interesting patches all over it.
She sits on a big rock and seems to be pondering an interesting thought. We wonder what she is thinking about.
The next page in our collection of free mermaid coloring pages for kids showcases a happy mermaid posed with some kind of staff or trident.
She is looking really happy in this one, and there is also plenty of room in the background for some creative colors and techniques.
It would also be another good one to add some extra background details to, as there is plenty of empty space to play around in.
The possibilities are endless for a picture like this, and it will be very interesting to see how you decide to go about finishing it off.
The sweet mermaid in this coloring sheet seems to be posing or even stretching after a nap.
She has a unique tail with a striped pattern on the sides and the end of her tail looks a lot like a leaf or a feather.
This next image shows off a mermaid sitting on a rock. She also has a fun accessory in her hands that you can add some wonderfully subtle color details to.
With how she is sitting, you would actually have a few options for how you could color this. For example, one possibility could have her perched on a rock underneath the water.
The other possibility would have her on a rock that’s poking out of the water, and that would call for a completely different kind of background setting.
If you can’t decide, you could always print out two copies to try out one of each setting!
There are so many beautiful and wonderful mermaid coloring pages for you to enjoy.
Remember that all of these mermaid coloring pages are completely free to print, so feel free to print as many as you want.
Wouldn’t it be awesome to talk with a mermaid? This mermaid coloring page shows the magical creature sitting on a rock and patting the space next to her as if she is inviting you to sit down!
What would you ask if you could talk with a mermaid?
The mermaid we have in this picture is so happy that she’s dancing! It makes for a really pleasant scene that makes you feel a bit happier just by looking at it.
For that reason, if we were coloring this one then we would probably go for some bright and vibrant colors.
Choosing such colors is just a part of it, and we would also go for some brighter mediums such as colored pens and markers.
A softer approach to the colors would also look great, however, so it’s up to you to see where your creativity leads you!
This mermaid seems to be pondering something deeply. She sits on a rock with her head resting on her hand and stares off into the distance.
She wears bracelets on one arm and a starfish in her very long hair.
The mermaid in this coloring sheet wears a heart-shaped pendant around her neck. Her hair is cut into bangs and she has a mischievous look on her face.
Maybe she is planning to play a trick on someone.
We get to see a bit of scenery both above and below the water with this charming mermaid coloring page!
This particular mermaid looks as if she may be attending a wedding or some kind of ceremony, as she is holding an elegant flower bouquet.
This is another one that we would probably use some colored pencils or watercolors on, as a softer look would help the image be even more elegant.
For the flowers, we would maybe use some colored pens, as that would make coloring this smaller detail easier and make them stand out.
This mermaid reminds us of Ariel from The Little Mermaid! The fish that swims next to her looks a lot like Ariel’s best friend Flounder.
He seems to be leading her somewhere. What adventures will these two get up to today?
In this mermaid coloring page, two triangular fish swim past a mermaid. Little bubbles come up as they swim near her.
Perhaps they are even talking to the mermaid. She seems to be focused intently on one of them.
There are so many amazing details to color on this glamorous page. This mermaid is looking so elegant, and she has a lovely detailed pattern on her tail.
Even so, there is plenty of empty space on her tail that you could get creative with! You could extend the existing pattern or add a brand new one of your own design.
It would also be another great image to add some more fun fish or other sea life to really finish off the scene brilliantly.
We know you will have lots of fun exploring all the possibilities this page presents!
A mermaid’s tail is very important to them. They have to be strong to help them swim through the water at all times.
This mermaid sits with her tail bent in front of her and rests her head in her hands.
Mermaids know how to accessorize! In fact, it is thought that they invented the gemstone aquamarine and that it is made from their tears.
This mermaid wears a headband to keep her hair back, a bracelet on one wrist, and a delicate necklace with little jewels. A little starfish lays not the seafloor next to her.
We have another picture that has such a lovely calming feeling to it. It also has a background that is one of the most detailed settings we’ve seen so far in this collection!
We often recommend different mediums for different pictures, but remember that you can also mix mediums in order to create a highly dynamic image.
You can also print out as many copies as you like if you would like to get really creative and experimental without fear of messing anything up!
This mermaid has wavy hair that flows around her face and seems to match the wavy bunch of seaweed that dances behind her on the ocean floor.
These mermaid coloring pages for kids really are magical.
These mermaid coloring pages show that mermaids’ tails come in all shapes and sizes. This mermaid has a huge flowy tail with stripes on the end.
She wears a small braid in her hair with the ends flipped out. She also has a small necklace around her neck.
Mermaid kingdoms must have royalty, like in this mermaid coloring page. The mermaid wears a crown to show that she is the princess of her royal kingdom.
She also wears a pendant around her neck and has an interesting pattern on her tail. Maybe this pattern runs in the royal family!
This next mermaid coloring sheet presents a really sweet and adorable scene! She is posed with a cute frog, and judging by the little hearts floating around it, the frog seems to be rather smitten.
There are so many smaller details and elements to admire here, and you can really have a great time bringing your favorite colors to elements such as this.
We would use some warm, rich colors to compliment the loving feeling of this picture, but what kind of color scheme came to mind for you when you first saw this charming scene?
This free mermaid printable shows a mermaid with her hands folded together. We love the little loops that her hair curls into at the ends.
She has an extra set of small fins at the bottom of her tail to help her swim.
This mermaid has great style! She wears hoop earrings in her ears and brushes her hair back so that you can see them.
Perhaps she found the earrings in a treasure chest. Seaweed, coral, and starfish are all around her in this beautiful setting.
Mermaids are fascinating and mesmerizing creatures. Remember – when you finish your mermaid coloring pages, post your finished pictures onto our Facebook page.
Every month we pick the best uploads and the winner gets a special prize!
Our artists who create these mermaid coloring pages love to draw these mythical creatures with animals.
Here a beautiful mermaid extends her hand so that a bird can flutter on her fingertips. She must have hopped out of the water for a little while.
Mermaids love to dance under the sea. In this fun mermaid printable, a mermaid dances with her arms above her head.
She swims and weaves among the fish who seem to be enjoying her performance…
…while this mermaid gracefully extends one arm to a fish coming towards her and swishes her tail to the side.
These mermaid coloring pages for kids really show the elegance of these mythical creatures. We especially love the way her hair swirls under the water.
This mermaid seems surprised and delighted to come across a fish friend who makes little bubbles like he is talking to her.
She listens intently to what the fish is telling her. What do you think they are talking about?
These mermaid coloring pages bring out the creatures’ gentler side. Here a mermaid seems to comfort a fish who looks a little sad.
She puts her hand on the fish to make him feel better and gives him a kind look.
A mermaid’s hair is very important to her. Here a mermaid carefully brushes her long hair as she sits on the seafloor.
She seems to know better than to brush her hair with a fork like Ariel from The Little Mermaid.
Here is another royal mermaid! She wears a small crown placed in her delicately tied-up hair and greets a fish who floats by her.
Perhaps she is taking a break from her duties as a princess to enjoy a relaxing moment.
Why do you think this mermaid printable sheet shows a mermaid holding a little fish?
Perhaps the poor fish has a hook or some other object stuck in his mouth and the mermaid is trying to free him. Mermaids care for all creatures under the sea.
This mermaid coloring page shows a mermaid resting on a rock with her head in her hands. She looks like she is daydreaming about someone, maybe a handsome prince.
We love the braids in her hair that remind us a bit of rope on a boat.
Remember – we are constantly updating our catalog of coloring pages and printable sheets, so don’t forget to check back to see which new pages have been uploaded and which fun characters and animals that you can print and color.
There are so many fun printables to enjoy.
Mermaids are incredibly popular right now and we hope you have enjoyed coloring these majestic and legendary creatures.
Once you have finished your mermaid coloring pages don’t forget to post a photo of your finished masterpiece on Facebook. We can’t wait to see what you’ll come up with next.