We hope you enjoy spending time with our gallery of free printable sea turtle coloring pages designed for kids, toddlers, and preschoolers. The collection features various scenes and actions, including cute baby sea turtles traveling with their mother and realistic depictions of baby sea turtles swimming in a current.
From the very moment baby sea turtles hatch on the beaches, baby sea turtles begin an extremely challenging life that few other animals experience. As a matter of fact, the number of natural predators for baby sea turtles is considerable including seabirds, fire ants, crabs, dolphins, sharks, and many species of carnivorous fish. Many associations and organizations confirm the difficult lives of these baby sea turtles, whose cute depictions have been featured in our printable coloring pages. For example, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, “Few survive to adulthood, with estimates ranging from one in 1,000 to one in 10,000.” Of course, although such expression is easy to say, even thinking about it is an incredibly difficult and sad situation for sea turtle lovers like myself (For more information, please see fascinating facts regarding Sea Turtles by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).
Prior to start coloring, let’s get a few key information about sea turtles so that our coloring experience can become more enjoyable and meaningful. As it is known, sea turtles bury their eggs on the beaches of their coasts, and up to 100 turtle eggs can be laid on the beach at a time. After two months, baby turtles hatch and begin their journey to the water and swim.
The beaches where turtles lay their eggs on the beach are protected. In these areas, construction is not allowed and there are controlled accesses to the sea. Because turtles are one of the endangered species facing a danger of extinction. Turtles can live between 30 and 50 years. Baby sea turtles generally feed on green grass and algae found in the sea.
You can easily download these printable coloring pages, which we designed to nourish creativity, especially for kids who love sea turtles and enjoy coloring, to your device for free, and you can color them digitally or physically by printing out.
Children, especially those in pre-school education, can awaken their interest in wildlife by coloring these cute baby sea turtles that we present under this article, and by refreshing their minds, they can gain artistic thoughts about numerous issues that they were not aware of before.