Are your kids obsessed with axolotls and love everything about these adorable little creatures? Print out these cute axolotl coloring pages for tons of coloring fun!

axolotl coloring pages with example pages

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Axolotls are a special type of salamander that can be found in Mexico. Unlike most salamanders, which undergo metamorphosis and live on land, Axolotls never outgrown the aquatic juvenile stage. They live in the water for their entire life.

These adorable salamanders have feathery gills, webbed feet, a tail- and a cute little smile! My son first discovered axolotls in minecraft and fell in love with them! We saw one at the aquarium store once thought about bringing it home (they do well in captivity).

If you want an easy activity to indulge your child’s love of axolotls, but need something that doesn’t require a lot of work or preparation try coloring pages! These cute axolotl coloring pages are a fun activity and a great jumping off point for learning more about these interesting creatures!


Download Your Free Axolotl Coloring Pages

The axolotl coloring pages are free for your personal use and can be reproduced for your use at home or in a classroom. Just keep scrolling to download the free coloring pages. 

Here are just a few ways to use these fun coloring pages:

  • As part of a biology lesson on axolotls
  • Car ride activity- just add a clipboard and a box of crayons and you’ve got yourself a screen free activity to pass the time!
  • For a calming activity when your child needs a quiet moment to calm or recharge
  • Decorations for a bedroom or party
  • Indoor activity on a rainy day
  • To occupy little hands when they have to wait ( doctor appointments, dentist, adult holiday dinners, early finishers, etc)
  • As gifts or cards for friends, grandparents, teachers, etc.
  • Cut out the axolotls to use in other projects or just for scissor practice


Basically anything you can think of- just add crayons, markers, pens, color pencils and you’ve got yourself a quick and easy activity for your kids or students!

This free axolotl coloring book features various designs, some simple and some more intricate. This makes them perfect for kids of all ages- just choose the page that your child likes best!

Coloring isn’t just busy work, it’s also great for developing skills such as:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Imagination
  • Creativity
  • Visual motor skills
  • Independence

And don’t forget to allow your child to color these coloring pages in anyway they’d like. This means they don’t HAVE to stay inside the lines. They don’t have to color the axolotls in traditional colors. They can draw in fish or other items in the extra white space if they wish. Let them color and create however they desire! You can read more about my thoughts on child-led art here: The Right Way to do Crafts with Kids.


 Axolotl Printable Coloring Pages

There are 5 cute axolotl images to choose from, all bundled together into one easy to download PDF file. Here’s what you’ll find in the free coloring book:

Coloring Page #1: Cute Axolotl Underwater

Coloring Page #2: Intricate Axolotl
intricate mandala inspired axolotl coloring page

Coloring Page #3: Cartoon Axolotl with Sea Grass
cartoon like axolotl with bubbles and sea grasses

Coloring Page #4: 2 Axolotls with Seaweed
2 axolotls with intricate sea grass and rocks

Coloring Page #5: 3 Cartoon Axolotls Underwater
3 cartoon like axolotls with shells, a large rock and seagrasses


Ready to download this cute axolotl coloring book? Just click the link below:


You are free to use these pages for personal use at home or in the classroom. Please don’t share the file, but if you’d like to share the axolotl coloring pages with friends, please forward this page to them so that they can download the file themselves. This coloring book may not be used in any commercial fashion. 

If your kids discovered axolotls in Minecraft, they might also like these Minecraft Perler Bead Patterns as well!


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