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Badger Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)

Our badger coloring pages offer a delightful and engaging way for children and adults alike to connect with nature while exploring their artistic side. These coloring pages not only serve as a fun activity but also provide an educational opportunity to learn about these interesting creatures. Whether used in a classroom setting, as a relaxing pastime at home, or as a tool to promote mindfulness, badger coloring sheets are a versatile resource that combines the joy of coloring with the wonder of the natural world.

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Badger Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)

You’re welcome to pick any design that appeals to you.

Just select your favorite template, download the free PDF, print it out, and unleash your creative coloring potential without limits.

Additionally, these templates can double as guides for embroidery or as inspiration for detailed fine line tattoos, opening up endless possibilities limited only by your imagination.

Badger facts

If you’re just discovering my coloring pages, I want to highlight that I take pleasure in offering you the chance to immerse yourself in the subject matter.

This approach allows you to turn your coloring adventure into a learning experience. So, without further ado, let’s get started!

Below are lots of fun and fascinating, simplified facts about badgers:

  • Diverse Family: Badgers belong to the family Mustelidae, which also includes otters, weasels, ferrets, and minks. There are several species of badgers, including the European badger, the American badger, the honey badger, and the Asian badger.
  • Built for Digging: Badgers have strong, muscular bodies with powerful front legs and long, sharp claws designed for digging. Their burrows, known as setts, can be centuries old, passed down through generations, and contain multiple chambers and entrances.
  • Nocturnal Creatures: Most badgers are nocturnal, meaning they are active at night and spend their days sleeping in their burrows.
  • Varied Diets: Badgers have omnivorous diets, consuming a wide range of food, from earthworms and insects to small mammals, fruits, and roots. The honey badger, in particular, is known for its ability to raid beehives for honey.
  • Fierce Fighters: Despite their generally peaceful nature, badgers can be fierce fighters when threatened. Honey badgers, for instance, have a reputation for being fearless and are known to take on animals much larger than themselves.
  • Solitary but Social: While some badger species are solitary, European badgers live in complex social structures within their setts. They exhibit a variety of social behaviors, such as grooming each other to reinforce social bonds.
  • Hibernation Habits: Badgers do not truly hibernate but can enter a state of torpor during extreme cold weather, reducing their activity levels and metabolic rate to conserve energy.
  • Cultural Significance: Badgers hold various places in folklore and mythology across different cultures. In European tales, they are often depicted as wise and solitary, while Native American stories sometimes portray them as symbols of perseverance.
  • Skilled Hunters: Badgers are adept hunters, able to chase prey underground through extensive tunnel systems. Their keen sense of smell helps them locate food buried beneath the surface.
  • Unique Communication: Badgers communicate with each other through a variety of sounds, including growls, purrs, as well as through scent marking.
  • Adaptable: Badgers are highly adaptable animals, found in a range of habitats from dense forests to open grasslands and even in some urban areas.
  • Conservation Status: While some badger species are common and widespread, others face threats from habitat loss, persecution, and road accidents. Conservation efforts are in place in various regions to protect these intriguing animals.

We learned lots about badgers, but there’s much know to know.

If you would like to continue learning about them, here are some other reputable resources to check out.:

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  • If you would like to see an alphabetized index of free printable coloring pages, go here!
  • All of my animals coloring pages are found here.
  • Or, my other mammals coloring pages can be found here.

Tips for coloring

Here are some of my best tips and tricks to enhance your coloring experience and bring your badger illustrations to life:

  • Study Real Badger Photos: Before you start coloring, look at photographs of badgers to understand their natural colors and patterns. Notice the variations in fur color, the distinctive facial markings, and the textures.
  • Layer Your Colors: Begin with lighter shades and gradually add darker colors to create depth and texture in your badger’s fur. Layering colors can help mimic the natural fur patterns and give a more realistic appearance.
  • Use a Variety of Tools: Experiment with different coloring tools such as colored pencils, markers, and watercolors. Colored pencils are great for adding fine details and shading, markers can provide vibrant colors and solid coverage, and watercolors can create soft, blended effects.
  • Focus on the Details: Pay attention to the details of the badger’s features, such as the sharpness of the claws, the brightness of the eyes, and the contrast of the stripes on the face. These details can make your coloring page stand out.
  • Experiment with Textures: To create the look of fur, use small, short strokes with your coloring tool. This technique can help achieve a more realistic texture and add dimension to your artwork.
  • Play with Backgrounds: Don’t forget the scene surrounding your badger. Whether it’s a woodland, a grassy field, or an underground setting, adding a background can provide context and enhance the overall composition of your coloring page.
  • Mix and Match Colors: While staying true to the natural colors of badgers can be educational and rewarding, don’t be afraid to experiment with unconventional colors for a more whimsical or abstract effect.
  • Take Your Time: Good coloring is not a race. Take your time to enjoy the process, and don’t rush through the details. This can be a meditative and relaxing experience.
  • Use Shading and Highlighting: Add depth to your coloring by using shading and highlighting techniques. Identify where the light source is coming from and use lighter shades to highlight those areas and darker shades to add shadows.
  • Share Your Work: Once you’re done, consider sharing your artwork with friends, family, or online communities. Sharing can provide feedback and inspiration and connect you with others who share your interests.

Remember, the most important aspect of coloring is to have fun and enjoy the creative process.

Whether you aim for realism or prefer a more imaginative approach, these tips can help you create beautiful and satisfying badger artworks.

Options For Printing:

Letter B is for badger writing practice worksheets

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Letter B is for badger coloring page example
Letter B is for badger coloring page example
Letter B is for badger worksheet
Letter B is for badger worksheet example
Letter B is for badger word page example
Letter B is for badger word page example

Various badger designs

Badgers coloring pages example
Badgers coloring pages example
Mom and baby badger colour in page example
Mom and baby badger colour in page example
Baby badger colouring pages example
Baby badger colouring pages example


What colors are badgers?

Typical coloring found on badgers are:

Body: Grey
Face: Black and white stripes
Legs and Underbelly: Black
Tail: White or lighter

*I will add more badger colour / color questions and answers as the questions get sent to me.


In conclusion, our badger coloring pages provide a unique and enriching avenue for individuals of all ages to engage with the natural world through art.

By exploring the distinctive features and colors of these fascinating creatures, colorists can not only enhance their artistic skills but also deepen their appreciation for wildlife and the environment.

Whether used as educational tools in classrooms, as a means to relax and de-stress at home, or even as inspiration for other creative projects, coloring pictures of badgers offers endless possibilities for creativity and learning.

So grab your coloring tools, dive into the world of badgers, and let your imagination roam wild.

Through each stroke and shade, we can connect with these intriguing animals and bring a piece of the natural world into our lives.

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Check out my other free printables

  • To see all of my free printables, go here.
  • If you would like to see an alphabetized index of free printable coloring pages, go here!
  • All of my animals coloring pages are found here.
  • Or, my other mammals coloring pages can be found here.

Otherwise, here are direct links to several of my other related posts that you’re also going to love:

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