Free Santa Cruz Printable Coloring Activities

Bored kids? Stir crazy? We’ve gathered some ideas to help pass the time and keep young ones entertained.

Or maybe you want to grab some crayons yourself and have a go at these local-themed coloring activities, bingo cards, and more.

For additional at-home in Santa Cruz experiences, be sure to check out our Virtual Events Roundup.

Aptosia: Color in the Sunset Activity

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Artisans & Agency Doug Ross Coloring Sheets

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Boardwalk Coloring Pages

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has created some fun coloring pages to help keep the whole family entertained. The Cave People are our favorites!

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Bookshop Bingo

Here’s a fun reading challenge for the kids. Print out the Bookshop Bingo card and have them color each square after reading the corresponding book. Once they’ve completed a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal line, write the books titles on the back and bring into Bookshop Santa Cruz once they’ve reopened to receive a prize.

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Coastal Watershed Council Activities

The Coastal Watershed Council has put together engaging distance learning opportunities for Watershed Rangers young and old. Activities include scavenger hunts, science experiments, storytime readings, virtual tours of the San Lorenzo River and more.

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Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Shelter in Place Activities

Get creative! Adults and kids will enjoy coloring images of favorite state park and beach spots. A purple monarch butterfly? Rainbow poppies? For a limited time, download the coloring sheets for free and print them at home.

Get more info here.

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History Coloring Book

Download the museum coloring book here.

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History Nature Bingo

Download Nature Bingo here.

Santa Cruz Warriors Worksheets and Coloring Pages

Download Warriors Worksheets here.

Seaside Crafts—At Home!

Seaside Crafts—from the comfort of your own home! Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Visit the Seymour Center’s website to find current craft ideas and instructions. Sign up for the Seymour Center’s e-newsletter to be notified when new crafts and activities are added!

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The MAH Screaming Hand Drawing Activity

Download the Screaming Hand PDF here.

Web of Life Field (WOLF) School Bird Bingo

About Christine Candelaria

Christine Candelaria is a local mom of four who enjoys sharing her Santa Cruz adventures. You can follow her #santacruzlife on Instagram at @theaumsmama.