Adele has been a youth services librarian for 25 years and a mother to a daughter from China for 20 years.
Year of the Rooster Coloring Sheets to Print and Go
These printable Year of the Rooster coloring sheets are designed for kids: preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary school children.
At the top of the site, you will see coloring sheets with a portrait orientation. The ones towards the end of the list are landscape orientation.
The shape roosters and hand-drawn roosters are my own designs; other artwork is under license from istock.com. You are free to print them for personal or classroom use. Commercial use is prohibited.
Rooster Templates and Other Projects
For some of the crafts here, you will need to print out rooster templates, which you can find on the site linked below. You can find links to other crafts projects here as well.
- Kid Crafts for Year of the Rooster: Chinese New Year Art Projects and Printables
A collection of printable crafts for Year of the Rooster. You can print Chinese New Year art projects for kids include greeting cards, coloring pages, bookmarks, and lanterns.
How To Use These Templates for Chinese New Year Craft Projects
I've loaded the images as photos( jpegs). You can right click to copy them, and then paste them into a program of your choice, like Word or Publisher. Once you have pasted them, you can enlarge or reduce the image the way you'd like. They are all sized for 8.5" X 11" paper.
Cartoon Rooster: Portrait Layout
Papercut Rooster: Portrait Layout
Realistic Rooster: Portrait Layout
Embroidered Rooster: Portrait Layout
Shape Rooster: Portrait Layout
Printable Half-Circle Roosters
These little roosters based on a half-circle are laid out so that children can create their own designs within the rooster. This is a chance for children to use whichever designs they wish--polka dots, stars, stripes, or even zentangles.
Half-Circle Rooster: Portrait Layout
Half-Circle Rooster -- Portrait Layout -- with Designs
Here are some examples of designs drawn on the half-circle roosters. they were inspired by the traditional arts of paper cutting and of embroidery.
Half-Circle Rooster: Portrait Layout: Feather and Crescent Design
Half-Circle Rooster: Portrait Layout: Feather and Scallop Design
Half-Circle Rooster: Portrait Layout: Scallop and Dot Design
Realistic Rooster: Landscape Layout
Embroidery Rooster: Landscape Layout
Papercut Rooster: Landscape Layout
Shape Rooster: Landscape Layout
Hand-Drawn Rooster: Landscape Layout
Half-Circle Rooster: Landscape Layout
Links to Other Printable Crafts for the Year of the Rooster
- Printable Chinese New Year Rooster Greeting Cards: Kid Crafts for Year of the Rooster
Here you will find quick, printable templates for greeting cards for the Year of the Rooster, celebrating Chinese New Year. Children and adults can print, color, and give out these holiday cards.
- Printable Rooster Bookmarks for Chinese New Year: Kid Crafts for the Year of the Rooster
Here you will find a variety of quick, printable templates for greeting cards for the Year of the Rooster, celebrating Chinese New Year. They are easy to print and color.
© 2016 Adele Jeunette
liz p on November 25, 2017:
Thank you for these great ideas!