Greek Mythology Coloring Pages Plus Facts: Gods and Goddesses (12 Free)
These Greek mythology coloring pages are simple yet fun ways to boost learning fun.
Discover fun ways to extend your Greek Mythology studies using these gods and goddesses coloring pages.
You can use these free printable coloring pages featuring Greek gods and goddesses also to accompany a read aloud or as part of a fun unit study.
Check out creative ideas for enjoying these Greek mythology printables and get your free set today!
Greek Mythology Can Be Fun for Kids!
Studying ancient history can be intimidating, but with these Greek mythology coloring pages it can be simple and fun.
These free coloring pages introduce important and well-known Greek gods.
Let’s take a closer look at these Greek mythology printables and some fun facts about each.
12 Coloring Pages Featuring Greek Gods & Goddesses
The god of the sky and thunder, Zeus is a powerful figure in Greek mythology.
He is the king of the gods and his symbol is the mighty thunderbolt.
Poseidon is the god of the sea and he rules over all the animals of the sea.
The powerful Poseidon is the brother of Zeus and holds a mighty trident which can create thunderstorms.
Apollo the son of Zeus and the god of the sun, music, archery, prophecy, poetry, and medicine!
He is also a twin with Aremetis.
The fierce Ares is the god of war and another son of Zeus (with Hera). His symbol is a helmet and spear.
Hades is the god of all things underworld. His symbol is the key and he possesses the magical Helm (Helmet of Invisibility) that makes the wearer invisible.
Dionysus is the god of wine who loves to party. He has his own troop of nymphs called the Maenads.
Hermes is the god of messengers, travelers, thieves and hospitality. He is known for his winged sandals.
He also invented the lyre out of a tortoise shell as a gift to Apollo.
The Greek goddesses are not to be left out! These Greek goddess coloring pages will introduce the powerful women of Greek mythology.
The wife of Zeus and the goddess of marriage and family, Hera is an important figure in Greek mythology.
She is the mother of Ares and known to be a very jealous goddess.
The beautiful graceful goddess of archery and the moon Artemis’ symbol of the silver bow.
She controls the moon and travels with a group of hunters, and she is an excellent archer.
The capable goddess of wisdom and battle strategy was a daughter of Zeus.
She wears battle armor that was forged inside Zeus’ head!
The well known goddess of love is said to have been born of seafoam. The story is told in a famous painting by Sandro Botticelli.
Her symbol of the rose is still a common symbol of love.
The goddess of farming and agriculture was a very important figure to ancient Greeks.
She is the mother of Persephone and her symbol is a cornucopia.
Reasons to Enjoy Learning Greek Mythology
Children love to learn through stories and Greek myths are sure to hold their attention. The magical components and battles are interesting and fun.
These coloring pages are a gentle introduction to ancient history that will leave your children eager to learn more and more about ancient times.
These coloring pages can be done in a day or over the course of a 12 week unit study, they are so flexible they will fit right into your curriculum planning.
Greek mythology is often referenced in modern stories and they can help students understand more difficult literature later on.
Cool Ideas for Studying Greek Mythology
These free Greek mythology coloring pages can make a very interesting study on their own and they are packed with facts. Oh, and you can make your own Greek mythology coloring book!
If your interest is peaked by these coloring pages, you may enjoy learning more by:
- Making a Greek mythology family tree
- Finding Greek mythology symbols in logos
- Phrases from Greek mythology
- Resting on his laurels
- Elysian Fields
- Nectar and Ambrosia
- Reading Retellings of Greek myths
There are several great videos that you may enjoy to learn more about each figure:
Creative Ways to Use Greek Mythology Coloring Pages
Need some ideas for a fun way to turn these coloring pages into a memorable study for your whole family (and kids of all ages)?
Don’t rush! Take your time as you start to learn about Greek mythology and color and discuss one god each day or each week.
Choose a Companion Book or Resource
We enjoyed reading The Story of the Greeks by H.A. Guerber.
Choose a book to read through and as you come to one of the included gods or goddesses, pause and color the picture and discuss what you know about the figure.
Older students may enjoy reading Pleutarch’s Greek Lives.
Your library will also have some great resources, so take a trip and see what you can find to enrich your study.
Enrich with Artwork
You may also enjoy looking at art inspired by Greek myths. There are rich examples from many time periods.
The most famous is Birth of Aphrodite by Botacelli, but vase paintings are a great thing to study, too.
Create Greek Art
You can get in on the Greek storytelling by painting your own vases or painting the Greek gods and goddesses.
You can also work on mosaics as a classic form of greek art making. The Greeks made mosaics with cut tiles and pebbles.
Get Your Free Greek Mythology Coloring Pages!
Your family will love learning more about these ancient Greek gods and goddesses. And they’ll love these free printable Greek mythology coloring pages.
This printable (PDF) pack includes:
- 12 full-page coloring pages with exciting illustrations of individual Greek gods and goddesses, including:
- Interesting facts on each page
- Simple Graphics for young colors or options for creativity for older kids
- Large symbols to represent each god or goddess
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