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Coloring Ancient Egypt: An Activity Book for Kids of All Ages (English & Spanish versions available for download)

By Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums have produced a free coloring book in English and Spanish to introduce kids to the art and culture of ancient Egypt.

An illustration that looks colored in with crayons, shows a blue sky behind the text, three pyramids below, a little blue river at the bottom of the illustration, and a palm tree at lower right, in the foreground.

Ages: 1 to 10.

Grades Toddler through 5th grade.


We’d love to see your artwork and hear your feedback! Email us at with your creations, comments, or questions.

No application or registration needed.



The program serves people at their homes or wherever it is needed or online.

  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Additional information

Through coloring pages, drawing exercises, a space to practice writing hieroglyphs, and more, Coloring Ancient Egypt explores Egyptian objects in the museums’ collections.

Coloring Ancient Egypt is easily downloadable and can be printed on 8.5 × 11 pages or used digitally on a tablet or similar device.

Please visit the Harvard Art Museums website to download the English and Spanish versions of the activity book.

Share your artwork from Coloring Ancient Egypt on social media with #ColorOurCollections—on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.