Free SHEEP Coloring Pages for Download (Printable PDF)

Sheep are typical farm animals domesticated for their meat, milk, and wool. Overall, sheep are fascinating creatures that have a famous nursery rhyme dedicated to them (Baa Baa Black Sheep). People love counting them when they need to fall asleep and they are also a great idea for coloring sheets.

Welcome to our collection of free SHEEP coloring pages. Click the illustrations you like and you’ll be taken to the download and/or print page.

An old sheep with her three little kids bonding together on a field.

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Illustration of a large and small sheep on a field with trees, mountains, clouds, and sun.

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A beautiful illustration of a flock of sheep with their shepherd resting on hay.

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Two adorable sheep playing and jumping on a flowery field.

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Illustration of a sheep standing on a field with mountains on the back.

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Illustration of a shepherd holding a staff while tending a sheep.

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A boy riding a horse tending a flock of sheep with his dog.

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A shepherd carrying a sheep with his two other sheep beside him.

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Illustration of a flock of sheep staying near to each other.

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Two sheep and a cute little girl holding a small sheep.

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Illustration of a single sheep on a field in broad daylight.

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Sheep are a type of mammal related to the goat and cow. Description-wise, they have short tails, an outer woolly coat, and some sheep have horns. A female sheep is called an ewe. A male sheep is a ram, while a baby sheep is a lamb. They are ruminants because they regurgitate their food and chew the cud. They have four stomachs to ensure the food they graze on throughout the day is properly digested. 

If you are an adult or kid looking for a fun activity that involves these adorable and fluffy animals, then you’ll certainly love our free printable sheep coloring pages. I have already downloaded and printed a few for my grandson and granddaughter. 

My grandson has a wild imagination, and once I explained that sheep have four stomachs, he promptly used four different colors to draw them on the sheep’s belly. My granddaughter was a bit grossed out when she discovered how sheep digest their food – she now adds a bit of green to the sheep’s mouth to show the sheep is chewing the cud. It’s hilarious to watch the little ones and fun to help them develop their creative abilities and fine motor skills. 

With each sheep coloring page I print and download, they learn more about these soft-as-wool animals. The good news is you and your family can have as much fun. All you have to do is bring out that big box of crayons or colored pencils and get a bunch of our printable sheep coloring pages. Once you and the kids are immersed in the activity, time will fly by, and it will be fun all the way.

Sheep were first domesticated over 10,000 years ago. They are gentle and sensitive animals that quickly adapted to farm life. They are also gregarious, meaning they are very social animals that like to band together when grazing. 

This allows sheepdogs and shepherds to control large flocks of sheep easily. I have used these printable pictures to teach my grandkids more about sheep. I point out the extra details that help add more dimension to their art. For instance, I like the coloring pages with the little boy or girl shepherds as it helps me teach them about how life can be on the farm, tending to animals every day. 

We also have a cute sheep coloring page that features adorable little lambs gamboling in the fields and bonding with their parents. My grandkids love the picturesque illustration and how amazing it looks once you add some green and a few pops of other colors.

You wouldn’t believe their awe and pure joy when I finally took them to the farm where I grew up. I was thrilled for them because I know how wonderful it can be to bring a sheep cartoon to life with colors and then see an almost exact 3D copy that lives and breathes in front of you in its natural environment.

These sheep coloring pages also help them to love animals more. Sometimes when they are coloring, I like to gently remind them that although sheep are cute and fluffy white creatures, they are also super-intelligent animals that express emotions and can be trained to recognize human faces and emotions.  So, in a nutshell, these sheep coloring sheets can be an eye-opening and fun experience for everyone involved. The fun doesn’t end with coloring, either. I have gone so far as to frame my grandkids’ coloring pages and put them on my desk. I have combined the others into a book that we all go over when they want to play their little game of who has the best sheep coloring page. I invite you to have as much fun as you can with these free coloring pages. Color them, frame them, hang them, use them for arts and craft time, scan and upload them to your online accounts – it’s all up to you.

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