Giant Lion King Coloring and Activity Book
The Lion King is one of the most beloved animated films of all time, as the story of a young lion who lost his father and a throne, while eventually coming back to avenge the murder and retake his throne, is one that has captured the imagination of children and adults, as the unforgettable memories of the fantastic characters in the story remain etched in the minds of all that have seen the film.
An enormous amount of art has be created in celebration of the story, including digital illustrations which portray the characters and scenes from the films, which are offered online as printable coloring pages for immediate download and use.
Among the memorable characters are Simba, the Lion King; Mufasa, his father; Sarabi, Simba's mother; Scar, Simba's uncle, and brother of Mufasa; Nala, Simba's queen; Rafiki, the mandrill; Timon, the meerkat; Pumbaa, the warthog; Zazu, the hornbill; and Shenzi, Banzai and Ed, the hyena henchmen of Scar. Many of these are included in this group of Lion King printable coloring pages that can be downloaded and printed out right away in this article.
Printable Coloring Pages
- The Smurfs Printable Coloring Pages
The Smurfs are a wonderfully simple creation of Belgian cartoonist Peyo, who launched the lovable blue characters in 1958 via a comic strip. Over time an entire community of Smurfs emerged, with over 100 characters now part of the storyline; all...
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- Tinkerbell Online Printable Coloring Pages
For those familiar with the life and story of Tinkerbell, they know that when she saw the toy ballerina that she wanted to become like here. That's the premise behind this printable with Tinkerbell sitting there with a contemplative and somewhat...
Rafiki Presenting Simba
In one of the most powerful and compelling moments of the story, here is Rafiki presenting Simba as the heir-apparent of Mufasa. The proud and happy parents look on to take in the moment as any parent would in a similar situation.
Anyone that has seen the Lion King will recognize this moment, including children, who should thoroughly enjoy coloring in this wonderful scene.
Leaf Printable Coloring Pages
- Leaf Printable Coloring Pages
When roaming around the lakes and forests of northern Minnesota in my youth, one of my fondest memories was of the wind whistling through the trees and rustling up the leaves. Besides hockey, lakes, rivers, trees, fishing and hunting were...
Mufasa and Simba
The image of Mufasa affectionately patting Simba on the back when he was a baby is one memory that he is portrayed as always having remembered, and it fueled his anger towards Scar once he found out it was him that had murdered Mufasa.
Nonetheless, it's a terrific testimony of the relationship between a father and a son, one of the reasons the show was so successful.
Coloring Pages, Printables
- Cat in the Hat Printable Coloring Pages
Originally created by Dr. Seuss to make reading material for young children a lot more fun and compelling, The Cat in the Hat has, since its introduction in 1957, continued to be an extremely popular story that each generation of children relates to.
- Heart Printable Coloring Pages
Hearts have always been reminiscent of love expressed in a variety of ways. The most obvious of course is between a man and a woman in a committed relationship; but love extends beyond that to the love of a parent for a child; the love of a child...
Rafiki Coloring Page
There can be no doubt, as you can see from this printable coloring page of Rafiki, that there was an influence from the Jedi master himself - Yoda - as to how he was being portrayed.
Since lions are noted for one color, for the most part, it is difficult to find opportunities to use different colors with Lion King coloring pages. Rafiki, because of his facial colors, provides that option with his very colorful facial features.
Of course children don't abide by adult rules, so that may or may not be a problem depending upon whether they decide they want the characters to look like they did in the films or decide to create their own "interpretation" of them.
Lion King Deluxe Coloring Book
Hyena Playing Bones
In a moment of comic relief that had most people smiling - even for this hyena villain - we have this terrific illustration of the hyena (I can't remember which one it was) playing a song on a group of bones.
It is hilarious, and that look on his face produces the sense that this guy is one that has some rock "n" roll potential. Either that or maybe heavy metal possibilities.
For a bad guy, the children won't mind coloring this one in, as they are sure to do it with a smile on their faces.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Printable Coloring Pages
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Printable Coloring Pages
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, like many animated cartoon stories and characters, were first introduced in comic book form, and from there merchandising of the TMNT's eventually brought them to the attention of producers, who started work on the..
Simba Strutting with Timba and Pumbaa
In another scene that is one that most people that have watched the Lion King remember, is this one of Simba as a little cub strutting along with Timba and Pumbaa to some fun music.
The friendship that developed and ensued was an endearing one in the story, and again, is one of the elements which continue to make it a favorite of families and children.
Lion King Printables
The Lion King, as confirmed by these wonderful digital illustrations, remains extraordinarily popular, and the lessons of family and friendship, along with overcoming extreme difficulties, guarantees the longevity of these valuable lessons of life.
They provide terrific opportunities to engage children in these realities, using the coloring sessions as a chance to teach them about these important parts of life while sharing quality time together.
Paul Maplesden from Asheville, NC on January 24, 2013:
What a cute idea for a hub - I love the idea of printing these out and giving them to kids to have fun! Very innovative.