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Grandparents Day coloring pages for your kids to fill out and color are a special way to honor the grandparents in your life! Grandparents Day is a day for grandparents and grandchildren to come together, and to celebrate the older generation and show how much you appreciate them. These grandparents day coloring pages are a fun way to celebrate the day.
For more coloring fun, check out all our coloring pages and free printables for children. You will also find our great gift ideas below and our grandparents day printables for more ways to have a happy Grandparents Day!
Grandparents Day Coloring Pages
Download the free coloring page, then print, and color! Too cute! These darling Grandparents Day coloring pages will let your child show their grandparents how special they are! They make a wonderful keepsake.
What a fun way to let your child express their feelings and honor grandparents through creativity. I always love to see how they answer the questions and they can be mailed in place of grandparents day cards too.
Grandparent Coloring Page for Grandma
Grandparent Coloring Page for Grandpa
When is Grandparents Day?
National Grandparents Day in the US falls on the Sunday after Labor Day. It is time to do something grand!
Do you have any special Grandparents Day crafts planned, or traditions in your family to honor grandparents? Many schools host special Grandparents Day lunches or parties, where grandmothers and grandfathers can join their grandchildren in the classroom for activities.
Grandparents Day gifts are nice, but sometimes the most meaningful way to show you care is by simply spending time together. Not everyone is blessed to have grandparents in their lives, but you can still make the holiday special! One wonderful way to honor our elders is to visit a nursing home and spend some time with senior citizens there.
When did Grandparents Day become a holiday?
People often wonder if Grandparents Day is a real holiday, and the answer is yes! In fact, people all around the world celebrate their grandma and grandpa with holidays. In America, it isn’t formalized as a federal holiday, but it is recognized as a secular holiday.
Celebrating grandparents became a national holiday in the US in 1978, when President Jimmy Carter signed a proclamation that the Sunday after Labor Day would be dedicated “…to honor grandparents, to give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children’s children, and to help children become aware of strength, information, and guidance older people can offer.”
I just love the sentiments and meaning behind this holiday. Grandparents are precious and can really add a lot of wisdom and love to the lives of our youngest family members.
supplies for grandparents day coloring pages
- White printer paper
- Non-toxic crayons for toddlers, or…
- Your favorite way to color: crayons, colored pencils, thin markers, tempura paint, watercolors…
- Optional: You may want scissors or safety scissors for kids and glue sticks, glue dots or my favorite glue gun if you’re using these coloring pages for a project
Grandparents Day Ideas
If you are looking for some more fun ways to celebrate your grandparents, check out these fabulous personalized gift ideas to celebrate National Grandparent’s Day.
Let your Grandparents know you are willing to lend a helping hand with these darling Helping Hands Oven Mitts. The little handprints are so sweet.
If your grandparents already have everything they need they will love a handcrafted, personalized Grandkids make life grand wooden sign just for them! This one is perfect for displaying all those photos!
Family Tree – This sweet poem will be rooted in Grandpa’s heart forever.
This darling Love Canvas will make a cute decoration for your grandparents’ home.
How adorable is this Grandma’s Tweet Hearts canvas? I’m a sucker for using handprints and footprints in keepsakes, because they show how tiny grandchildren were at one time.
Never forget the special days in your family with a Family Birthday Calendar! Wish I’d seen this charming and practical idea sooner to keep all our family’s birthdays straight and on my radar.
Grandparents will love serving up goodies on this Thumbprint Platter. It’s another adorable way to create a unique and personalized gift.
Photo Coasters are another practical and useful gift that will brighten up your Grandparent’s table.
Create a work of art with all your family photos and put them into a Heart Collage!
More Free Printable Coloring Pages
If you love our Grandparents Day coloring pages, we have so many more coloring activities and free printables for every occasion!
We love coloring pages at our house! They are a great activity to keep minds and hands busy. My daughter loves to draw a picture and finds coloring relaxing and a great way to unwind. Coloring pages are also great for school activities when you want to have a little free coloring time in the classroom. Parents love seeing these coloring and activity pages come home with their little ones.
Here are some more fun coloring pages that you might enjoy to celebrate all the special people and occasions in your life.