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Strawberry Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)

Indulge in the berry delightful world of strawberry coloring pages, where the natural beauty of these luscious fruits takes center stage in an artistic celebration. Whether you’re a budding artist eager to bring these vibrant berries to life or simply seeking a moment of relaxation and creativity, these delightful printable pages offer a delightful escape. Immerse yourself in the tantalizing hues of red, the delicate textures of seeds, and the refreshing green of strawberry leaves as you begin on an educationally intriguing coloring journey.

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

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 a fine line tattoo.

Strawberry facts

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, simplified, facts about strawberries (here is a link to my source, go there for more info):

  • Strawberry Origins: Strawberries are not true berries but rather aggregate fruits. They belong to the Rosaceae family and are derived from a common wild strawberry found in Europe.
  • Ancient Delicacy: Strawberries have a long history dating back to ancient times. They were highly regarded by the Romans, who believed in their medicinal properties and used them to alleviate digestive ailments.
  • Nutritional Powerhouses: Strawberries are low in calories and high in nutrients. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese, folate, and potassium. They also contain dietary fiber and are rich in antioxidants.
  • Heart-shaped Symbolism: The heart-shaped appearance of strawberries has made them a symbol of love, romance, and fertility. They are often associated with Valentine’s Day and used to represent affection and sweetness.
  • Strawberries in Art: Strawberries have been depicted in various works of art throughout history, representing both earthly pleasures and religious symbolism.
  • Strawberries in World Records: The largest strawberry ever recorded weighed about 250 grams (8.8 ounces), and the longest strawberry chain was created by linking together 8,012 strawberries.
  • Strawberries on Space Missions: In 1984, the space shuttle Challenger carried a small, sealed chamber of strawberry plants into space to study the effects of gravity on plant growth.
  • Strawberries’ Fragrance: The scent of strawberries is due to a compound called “methyl anthranilate,” which is also found in grapes and responsible for their aroma.
  • Strawberry Varieties: There are numerous strawberry cultivars, each with its own unique taste, texture, and appearance. Some popular varieties include the Sweet Charlie, Albion, and Chandler.
  • Strawberry Festivals: Various countries around the world celebrate strawberries through dedicated festivals. For example, the annual Strawberry Festival in California attracts thousands of visitors who enjoy strawberry-themed foods, contests, and entertainment.
  • Strawberries and Vitamin C: Just eight strawberries provide more vitamin C than an orange, making them an excellent choice to boost your immune system and promote overall health.
  • Strawberries’ Water Content: Strawberries consist of about 91% water, which contributes to their refreshing and hydrating nature.
  • Strawberries’ Growing Season: While strawberries are available year-round in some regions due to imports, they have a peak season during late spring and early summer when they are at their most flavorful and abundant.
  • Versatile Culinary Use: Strawberries are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. They can be enjoyed fresh, used in jams, pies, cakes, smoothies, salads, and even in savory dishes like salads or paired with balsamic vinegar.
  • Strawberry Health Benefits: Beyond their delicious taste, strawberries offer various health benefits. They are known to promote eye health, aid in digestion, support weight management, and have anti-inflammatory properties.

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

  • To see all of my free printables, go here.
  • 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.

Coloring tips

Here are some tips to help you make the most of coloring your strawberry printable:

  • Reference Real Strawberries: Look at real strawberries or photographs to observe their colors and textures. This will help you create a more realistic representation of the fruit.
  • Choose the Right Colors: Strawberries typically have a vibrant red hue, but they can also have variations like pink or even slightly orange tones. Experiment with different shades to capture the desired effect. Don’t forget to color the leaves in shades of green.
  • Layering and Blending: Use colored pencils, markers, or crayons to layer and blend colors. Start with a light base layer and gradually build up the intensity by adding multiple layers. Blend the colors smoothly to create a realistic texture.
  • Texture and Details: Pay attention to the tiny details of the strawberry, such as the seeds and the surface texture. Use light, short strokes or small dots to replicate the seeds, and consider adding subtle highlights and shadows to enhance depth and dimension.
  • Background Choices: Consider the background of your coloring sheets. You can opt for a plain background or get creative with elements like a sunny sky, a picnic blanket, or a farm setting. The background can complement the strawberry and add visual interest to your artwork.
  • Experiment with Different Mediums: Try different coloring mediums such as colored pencils, markers, watercolors, or pastels to achieve different effects. Each medium has its unique characteristics, so feel free to explore and find the one that suits your style and preferences.
  • Practice Blending Techniques: Blending colors is key to creating smooth transitions and gradients. Experiment with techniques like layering, burnishing (using pressure to blend colors), or using blending tools to achieve seamless color transitions.
  • Protect Your Artwork: Consider using a sheet of paper underneath your hand while coloring to prevent smudging. You can also use fixatives or spray sealants to protect your finished artwork and prevent colors from smearing or fading.
  • Enjoy the Process: Remember, coloring is a form of relaxation and self-expression. Take your time, enjoy the process, and have fun while creating your masterpiece. There are no right or wrong ways to color strawberries, so embrace your own unique style and let your creativity shine.
  • Practice and Experiment: The more you practice coloring strawberries, the better you’ll become. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different techniques, colors, and styles. Allow yourself to learn and grow as an artist with each coloring page you complete.

Remember, these tips are meant to guide and inspire you, but ultimately, the most important thing is to have fun and enjoy the process of coloring strawberries. Happy coloring!

Options For Printing:

Letter S is for strawberry writing practice worksheets

*My letter S is for strawberry 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.

Please send the link to this post along if anyone asks you where you got them. Thank you!

Letter S Is For Strawberry Coloring Page Example
Letter S Is For Strawberry Coloring Page Example
Letter S Is For Strawberry Worksheet Example
Letter S Is For Strawberry Worksheet Example

Basic strawberry designs

Strawberry Color Page Example
Strawberry Color Page Example
Cartoon Coloring Page Strawberry Patch Example
Cartoon Coloring Page Strawberry Patch Example

Strawberry food designs

Coloring Pages Strawberry Cupcake Example
Coloring Pages Strawberry Cupcake Example
Cake Strawberries Coloring Pages Example
Cake Strawberries Coloring Pages Example
Jam Strawberry Colour Sheet Example
Jam Strawberry Colour Sheet Example

Gnomes with strawberries

Gnome Strawberries Coloring Page Example
Gnome Strawberries Coloring Page Example
Cute Gnomes Strawberry Coloring Page Example
Cute Gnomes Strawberry Coloring Page Example
Female Gnome Strawberry Coloring Sheets Example
Female Gnome Strawberry Coloring Sheets Example
Male Gnome Strawberry Colouring Sheets Example
Male Gnome Strawberry Colouring Sheets Example


What is the color of a strawberry?

When we refer to the color of a strawberry as red, it is typically associated with a bright, rich red color. This is the most common and widely recognized color for ripe strawberries.

However, it’s important to acknowledge that strawberries can exhibit variations in their coloration.

The specific shade of red can vary depending on factors such as the variety of strawberry, its stage of ripeness, and even the lighting conditions under which it is observed.

Some strawberries may appear darker or deeper red, while others may have a lighter or brighter shade of red. This variation is natural and can add visual interest and depth when representing strawberries in art or coloring pages.

Furthermore, strawberries can also display shades other than red. Some varieties of strawberries have a pink or light red coloration, which can appear almost pastel-like. These strawberries may have a softer, gentler hue compared to the bold red ones.

Additionally, strawberries that are not fully ripe may have a more subdued or lighter shade of red, often leaning towards pink.

It’s worth noting that the color of a strawberry can also be influenced by artistic interpretation when coloring or illustrating. Artists may choose to emphasize certain aspects of color or experiment with different shades to create unique and visually appealing representations of strawberries.

In summary, while the typical color of a ripe strawberry is a vibrant red, there can be variations in shades ranging from deep red to lighter red or pink, influenced by factors such as variety, ripeness, and lighting conditions.

Artists and colorists have the freedom to interpret and represent the color of strawberries in their own creative ways, exploring different hues and tones to capture the essence and beauty of these delicious fruits.

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

In conclusion, strawberry coloring pages offer a delightful and artistic journey into the world of these vibrant fruits.

Whether you’re a budding artist exploring your creativity or someone seeking a relaxing and enjoyable activity, coloring strawberries can be a delightful experience.

hrough strokes of color, you can bring the sweetness and allure of strawberries to life, capturing their rich red hues, intricate textures, and the refreshing green of their leaves.

These strawberry colouring sheets provide a canvas for self-expression, allowing you to experiment with different shades, techniques, and styles.

As you immerse yourself in the process, you not only create beautiful artwork but also deepen your appreciation for the beauty and versatility of strawberries.

So, let your imagination run wild, pick up your coloring tools, and embark on a strawberry-filled learning adventure that combines creativity, relaxation, and the joy of coloring.

Enjoy the journey and savor the sweetness of these delightful coloring pages.

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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 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 fruit related posts that you’re also going to love:

Botanicals / Fruits

Botanicals / Floral & Misc

Other good resources for a printable strawberry

*This article was originally shared to this blog on 05/22/2023, 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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