While the winter weather may be gray and gloomy – Greater Lansing’s artists and attractions have compiled fun coloring activities to brighten your world with color. Whether you prefer colored pencils or crayons, coloring is a great stress reliever for adults and has multiple benefits for the little ones as they work on their fine motor skills. Check out the list below and pick your favorite #lovelansing pages to download. And remember, If you share your completed pages on social media be sure to use the #lovelansing.
If you are a local attraction and don’t see your name on this list please email your coloring page link to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included. Info compiled April 2020. Updated Jan. 2021.
In the spring of 2020, the zoo conducted a coloring contest. As a result, they created pages of 10 different animals for you to color. Download here: https://potterparkzoo.org/color/
Everyone’s favorite mascot, Big Lug has a page you can color. Find it here: https://www.milb.com/lansing/community/biglug
Have a dinosaur lover in the family? Then these pages created by the MSU Museum are perfect for you! https://www.museum.msu.edu/coloringpages
For those that bleed green and white find multiple pages celebrating Sparty and Michigan State University. You can even download pages to color and send to your favorite essential worker and other front line heroes! https://msualumni.filecamp.com/s/DZpnSc68FVhEAVty/fo
Adults will enjoy coloring their own interpretation of notable works of art. And at Broad Art Museum even the building qualifies as a masterpiece! https://broadmuseum.msu.edu/Coloring-Pages
Sparty fans can get in on the fun with coloring pages produced by the MSU Union. They even encourage folks to share their work on social media and tag @MSUUnion. https://union.msu.edu/news/coloring-pages
Love Lansing Coloring Book
Produced by Lansing 5:01 and artist Sara Pulver, The Love Lansing Coloring Book offers 14 drawings of many of the region’s most notable landmarks, restaurants, and cultural attractions. From Spartan Stadium to Lansing’s Capitol Building, to Potter Park Zoo and the MSU Dairy Store, this coloring book provides a fun activity for everyone, while proudly recognizing many of the things that make this region special. Watch Facebook for virtual coloring events with the artist! https://lansing501.com/color
Photo credit: Sara Pulver & Lansing 5:01