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Banana Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)

Step into a world of vibrant hues and fruity delight with banana coloring pages. Whether you’re a child seeking a playful adventure or an adult yearning for a therapeutic escape, these delightful sheets provide a sweet opportunity to embrace the simple joy of coloring and indulge in a blissful moment of creative relaxation. Just pick whichever design you like, save the downloadable free PDF template, print it out, and get coloring to your little hearts content, or you could even use them as an embroidery pattern or inspiration for fine line tattoos.

Banana Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)
Banana Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates).

Learn about Bananas as you color them

If you’re new to my coloring pages, you should know that I like to give you the option of learning about the subject so that you can easily turn it into an educational lesson while you are at it…so here we go!

Here are some fun and interesting facts about bananas (here is my reference source):

  • Bananas are not grown on trees, but rather giant herbaceous plants that belong to the same family as lilies and orchids.
  • They are one of the oldest cultivated crops, with evidence of banana cultivation dating back at least 7,000 years.
  • Bananas come in different varieties, including Cavendish, which is the most commonly consumed, and the smaller and sweeter lady finger bananas.
  • They are rich in essential nutrients like potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and dietary fiber.
  • Bananas grow in clusters called “hands” and each individual fruit is known as a “finger.”
  • They are a great source of natural energy due to their high carbohydrate content, making them a favorite snack for athletes.
  • Bananas can float in water due to their low density, which is why they are sometimes referred to as “the world’s first fruit.”
  • They have a natural ripening agent called ethylene, which causes them to ripen quickly. You can use this to your advantage by placing an unripe banana in a paper bag to speed up the ripening process.
  • The inside of a banana peel can be used to soothe itching from insect bites or relieve minor skin irritations.
  • Bananas are grown in over 150 countries worldwide, with India being the largest producer, followed by China and the Philippines.
  • The phrase “going bananas” is believed to have originated from the bizarre and energetic behavior of monkeys after consuming ripe bananas.
  • In some cultures, the banana plant is considered sacred and symbolizes fertility, prosperity, and even immortality.
  • They can be used as a natural sweetener in baked goods and smoothies, replacing sugar or honey.
  • Banana plants are not grown from seeds but rather from offshoots or “suckers” that grow at the base of the main plant.
  • Bananas were first introduced to the United States in the late 19th century at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition, where they were sold for 10 cents each.

These fascinating facts showcase the rich history, nutritional value, and unique characteristics of bananas, making them an intriguing fruit worth exploring further.

If you would like to learn more, here are some other reputable resources to learn about bananas while coloring:

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

How to use my free coloring pages & supplies needed list:

*Keep in mind that while these coloring sheets are free, they are for personal use only. Any additional use will need written permission, from me, obtained via email. Thanks.*

**The example images for this little printing tutorial are from my free spring flowers coloring pages, you can get those here if you so desire.**

How to get best results with a banana printable

How to get best results with a banana printable

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Active Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate

Unleash your creativity with delightful banana coloring sheets. Dive into a tropical oasis of vibrant hues and whimsical designs, peeling away from screens to embrace the joy of coloring. Perfect for both kids and adults seeking a relaxing and imaginative activity, these pages offer a fruity escape into a world of artistic delight. Let your colors shine and bring these beloved fruits to life on paper. Get ready for a peel-tastic coloring adventure!


  • Standard 8.5"x11" Printing Paper (or quality cardstock)
  • Black Ink/Toner


  • Computer/ Phone/ Or Tablet To Download To
  • Printer
  • Colored Pencils
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Eraser (optional)


  1. how to use Step 1 Scroll through the available coloring sheet options and determine which picture/pictures you would like to color (the example photo, with the websites watermark, shows you what the whole PDF will look like).
  2. Scroll just below the desired example photo, to the PDF version (the PDF version does not have the websites watermark on it), and either select "print" in the top right hand corner, or you can select "download" (also in the top right hand corner).
  3. how to use Step 3 A (2) how to use Step 3 B (1) how to use Step 3 C (1)As you go to print it, select the highest quailty option, or the highest DPI setting (DPI refers to the number of printed dots that are within one inch of the image being printed...basically the higher the number, the better the quality of the print). Now select "print".
  4. how to use Step 4After printing out your coloring pictures, allow the ink to set (dry out) for several minutes. This step will help prevent any smudging.
  5. how to use Step 5Now wash your hands and dry them thoroughly. Find a clean, nice flat/hard surface to lay the paper on, and color your prints in whatever way you fancy. Then enjoy them for years to come.


Ideas on what to do with these pictures:

You could print the coloring pages out and bind them and, paired with some nice colored pencils or an art set, it could be a fun little gift for any coloring enthusiast's special day.

You could also buy some simple frames, have these pictures printed out on a quality card stock at a local printing company, color them as beautifully as you can, and they could easily be added to your home decor.

These free coloring pictures can also be used as embroidery patterns using transfer sheets.

They could be used as a pattern for a fine-line tattoo.

Then of course, you can just plain print them out and color them as many times as you want to too.

*Please note that this website uses an image optimizer on the example photo's (which makes them load faster but also reduces quality), which is why you will get the best result by making sure you are downloading and using the PDF file directly. The example photo is just there so that you get an idea of what the entire picture looks like as it is hard to scroll through a PDF, on some devices, and see the whole thing within one screenshot.*

**Print quality instructions are for when using a desktop computer and an HP printer, it should be fairly similar should you use a different device**.

***Please make sure to select "fit to page" option when printing so that you ensure that entire image makes it on your printed page.

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Tips for coloring pictures of bananas

Here are some helpful tips to get the best results with your banana coloring picture:

  • Color Selection: When choosing colors for your banana, opt for various shades of yellow. Start with a light yellow base and gradually add darker yellows or hints of orange to create depth and dimension.
  • Texture and Highlights: To add texture to your banana, consider using light strokes or cross-hatching techniques to mimic the natural contours and lines. Leave some areas lighter to represent highlights and give the banana a glossy appearance.
  • Blending: Experiment with blending different shades of yellow together using colored pencils or pastels to create a smooth transition between light and dark areas. Blending can add a realistic touch to your banana coloring.
  • Shadows and Shading: Pay attention to the lighting in your picture and add shadows accordingly. Shadows typically appear on the opposite side of the light source, so consider adding darker tones to the areas that would be less illuminated.
  • Background Choice: Think about the overall composition of your coloring page. Consider adding a contrasting background color to make the banana pop. A blue or green background can provide a striking contrast to the yellow hues of the banana.
  • Experiment with Accents: For added visual interest, you can incorporate other elements like leaves or a bunch of bananas to the coloring page. Use shades of green for the leaves and stalk, and make sure to add highlights and shadows to give them depth.
  • Take Inspiration: Look at real-life bananas or reference images to observe their colors and texture. This will help you create a more realistic representation or inspire you to explore different artistic styles.

Remember, coloring should be a fun and creative experience, so feel free to experiment with different techniques and colors. Let your imagination run wild and enjoy the process of bringing your printable banana to life!

Banana For Coloring Options For Printing:

B is for banana writing practice worksheets

*My B is for banana coloring sheet printables are specifically designed to be used in a classroom setting, they are the only printable options on this page that do not need written permission to use in a public setting, but please send the link to this post along if anyone asks you where you got them. Thank you!

B Is For Banana Worksheet Example
B Is For Banana Worksheet Example
B Is For Banana Coloring Page Example
B Is For Banana Coloring Page Example

Cartoon Coloring Page Of Banana

Two Monkeys In Love Banana Color Sheet Example
Two Monkeys In Love Banana Color Sheet Example
Monkey With Bananas Colouring Pages Template Example
Monkey With Bananas Colouring Pages Template Example
Silly Banana For Colouring Example
Silly Banana For Colouring Example

Yellow Coloring Page

Star And Banana Color Pages Example
Star And Banana Color Pages Example
Realistic Coloring Page Of Banana Bunch Example
Realistic Coloring Page Of Banana Bunch Example
Various fruits and banana colouring page example
Various fruits and banana colouring page example
Colouring Banana Example
Colouring Banana Example
Slices and banana colouring pages example
Slices and banana colouring pages example

Banana Colouring Background Example
Banana Colouring Background Example

Colors Of Bananas FAQ’s

What is the color of banana peels?

The color of banana peels typically ranges from green to yellow, depending on the ripeness of the banana. When bananas are unripe, their peels are green, gradually transitioning to a vibrant yellow as they ripen.

As bananas continue to ripen further, the peels may develop brown spots or become entirely brown, indicating overripeness.

It’s important to note that there are variations in banana peel colors among different banana cultivars, but green and yellow are the most common colors associated with banana peels.

How many colors of bananas are there?

There are several different colors of bananas, including:

Yellow: This is the most common and widely recognized color of ripe bananas. Yellow bananas are sweet and soft, making them perfect for immediate consumption.

Green: Green bananas are unripe and have a starchy taste and firm texture. They are often used for cooking or can be allowed to ripen further to turn yellow.

Red: There are a few banana cultivars with red or reddish-purple skin. These bananas are typically smaller and have a slightly different flavor compared to yellow bananas. They are sometimes referred to as red bananas.

Blue: Blue bananas are a less common variety that has a bluish tint to the skin. They are typically smaller and have a sweeter taste compared to traditional yellow bananas.

Pink: Some banana cultivars have pink or pinkish-red flesh inside the fruit. These bananas are known for their unique color and distinct flavor.

It’s important to note that the availability of these different-colored bananas may vary depending on the region and local markets.

Yellow bananas are the most commonly found and widely consumed variety worldwide.

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

As we conclude this colorful journey through the world of banana coloring pages, we are reminded of the simple joys and creative possibilities that await us in every stroke of the pencil.

The delightful charm of bananas, with their vibrant yellows and tropical allure, has proven to be a delightful subject for artistic expression.

Whether you embarked on this coloring adventure to relax, reconnect with your inner child, or simply to explore the wonders of creativity, we hope that these printable pages of banana for coloring have brought a burst of sunshine and inspiration to your artistic endeavors.

So, grab your coloring tools, let your imagination run wild, and continue to peel away the layers of monotony with the joyous art of coloring bananas. May your coloring journeys be filled with endless fun, bright hues, and a sense of accomplishment as you create your very own banana masterpiece.

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Check out my other free printables

  • If you would like to see my index of free printable coloring pages, go here!
  • All of my botanicals coloring pages are found here.
  • Or, my other fruits 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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*This post was originally shared to this blog on 05/19/2023, and has since been updated to improve user experience, add video instruction, as well as to make it as shareable as possible across the social medias.

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