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From butterflies and elephants, to pipers, stags and mammoths, this selection of colouring sheets will spark any imagination.

A selection of colouring in sheets for you to download and colour in wherever you are!

National Museum of Scotland colouring sheets

Visitors' favourites colouring sheets [pdf]

Colour in your favourite animals from our Natural World galleries.


 Greetings from Scotland colouring sheets [pdf]

 Choose a stag or a bagpiper postcard to colour in and send to friends or family.

 


F1 car colouring sheet

F1 car colouring sheet [pdf]

Colour in this Formula 1 racing car, which you can find in the Explore gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.


Steam engine colouring sheet

Steam engine colouring sheet [pdf]

Colour in a picture of the Ellesmere steam engine, from the National Museum of Scotland.

 


Viking colouring sheets

Viking Colouring Sheets [PDF 3MB]

Colour in these Viking warriors drawn by artist Jon Hodgson.

 

 

A selection of more involved paper based activities inspired by our collection.

Penguin Still 1

How to draw a King Penguin

Watch our series of drawing guides as artist Kayleigh McCallum shows you how to draw the King Penguin from our collection. Try it together with your family.

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Coffin Still 1

How to draw an Egyptian Coffin

Watch our series of drawing guides as artist Kayleigh McCallum shows you how to draw an Egyptian coffin from our collection. Try it together with your family.

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