Top 10 Coloring Books for Kids 2016

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2016 Best Children’s Coloring Books

 
Little girl coloring in bookThese days there are soooo many wonderful coloring books for little and big kids – even adults! In fact, I would even say that it could be tough to choose which one would be the best for a specific kiddo. That’s where the list on this page can come in handy.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best coloring books for kids of various ages. The list is ranked according to the ones we found with the highest level of popularity that also have high overall consumer ratings. Links to reviews have also been provided here, where available.

For shoppers: For each coloring book listed on this page, one or more shopping resources have been found and recommended to buy it online – merchants are chosen based on product availability, low pricing and trusted reputation as safe, secure and convenient resources.

What’s Here:

1. Harry Potter Coloring Book #1 by Scholastic
2. Coloring Book For Minecraft Fans by Gameplay Publishing
3. Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford
4. Crayola Shopkins Color and Sticker Book
5. Melissa & Doug Jumbo Animals Coloring Pad
6. Disney Princess – Perfect Princesses by RH Disney
7. Wow (Angie’s Extreme Coloring Books Volume 1) by Angie Grace
8. Mickey Mouse Coloring Book Set by Disney
9. Underwater Ocean Coloring Book: Fish and Sea Life! by Lilt Kids Coloring Books
10. PAW Patrol Coloring and Activity Book Set by Nickelodeon

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1. Harry Potter Coloring Book #1 by Scholastic

Ages: 8 – 12

The Harry Potter Coloring Book #1 by Scholastic hits the top of the charts as first of the top 10 coloring books for kids 2016.

Color the wonderful, magical world of Harry Potter. This coloring book is great for all ages of Harry Potter fanatics, but artsy kids will especially love the attention to detail in every page of outlines. Everything that makes the Harry Potter series amazing is in this book. Includes full-color movie artwork.

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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF DRAGONS 1:6 Scale Color Illustrated Book HARRY POTTER

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Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 and Harry Potter Colouring Book 2 Books Collection Set

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Harry Potter Art Coloring Book #1

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2. Coloring Book For Minecraft Fans by Gameplay Publishing

Ages: 4 – 8

The Coloring Book For Minecraft Fans by Gameplay Publishing makes it to 2nd place of the best kids’ coloring books this year.

For Minecraft fans the world over, this coloring book boasts 60 ginormous pages of Minecraft scenes. Little artists will color their favorite territories, like The End, the Cave, or the desert temples. Of course, Steve and the creepers are represented.

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3. Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford

Ages: 8 and up

Great for kids and adults – Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford makes it to 3rd of the best children’s coloring books for 2016.

While marketed for kids, this coloring book is a stress reliever for adults too. There are hidden pictures in the Secret Garden—ones you can only find through filling in the pages with vivid, bold color. The designs are intricate, so this coloring project requires patience and attention to detail.

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Secret Garden An Inky Treasure Hunt And Coloring Art English Version Books - DD

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

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4. Crayola Shopkins Color and Sticker Book

Ages: 4 and up

Next on our list – Crayola Shopkins Color and Sticker Book.

I recently colored a bunch of these Shopkins pages for a little girl’s birthday party. It was a huge hit—and I have Crayola to thank for it.

This coloring book is packed with 32 thick pages, each one featuring a favorite Shopkins character.

Also includes 50 full-color Shopkins stickers.

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5. Melissa & Doug Jumbo Animals Coloring Pad

Ages: 3 – 6

The Jumbo Animals Coloring Pad from Melissa & Doug makes it to 5th of the top coloring books this year.

Ginormous and perfect for artsy toddlers. This coloring pad features 50 jumbo-sized coloring pages, each one with a detailed tear-out picture of an animal, like dogs, birds, snakes, and butterflies. This coloring book encourages concentration with minute details to color.

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Melissa & Doug Jumbo Coloring Pad - Animals

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Melissa & Doug JUMBO COLOURING PAD Toddler/Child Craft/Colouring Gift - New

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6. Disney Princess – Perfect Princesses by RH Disney

Ages: 3 – 7

Hitting the 6th spot on the list – Disney Princess – Perfect Princesses by RH Disney.

There are a handful of Disney princesses, and each one is represented beautifully in this coloring book.

Ariel poses in her beautiful pink gown. Belle twirls in the yellow dress she wore to dance with the Beast. Jasmine plays coy with Aladdin, and Cinderella pirouettes until midnight.

Lovin’ this one!

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7. Wow (Angie’s Extreme Coloring Books Volume 1) by Angie Grace

So fun! Wow (Angie’s Extreme Coloring Books Volume 1) by Angie Grace also makes it to the lineup of the best kids’ coloring books for 2016.

It surprised me when people came up with “adult coloring books,” like it was a new concept. I have been coloring for decades. Ha! Should have patented that idea. Wink! But I digress. I love this coloring book because Wow! Best with fine-tipped markers, the designs are amazingly, beautifully intricate.

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Wow (angie's Extreme Coloring Books Volume 1)

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Wow Angies Extreme Coloring Books Volume 1

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8. Mickey Mouse Coloring Book Set by Disney

For those Mickey fans (such as myself) – Mickey Mouse Coloring Book Set by Disney manages a spot at #8 of the top children’s coloring books.

There are four Disney coloring books in this single collection. All of them feature Mickey Mouse and his friends, like Donald Duck, Goofy, and Minnie Mouse. Even Pete makes an appearance or two. Not only are there coloring pages, but each book is packed with puzzles, mazes, and word games.

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Lot 3 Walt Disney World Mickey Mouse -Paint Set & Coloring Book & Play Pack

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Disney Mickey Mouse Deluxe 16 Backpack with Lunchbox Set Bonus Coloring Book

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Coloring Book and Eraser Set - 4 Piece Bundle

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9. Underwater Ocean Coloring Book: Fish and Sea Life! by Lilt Kids Coloring Books

The Underwater Ocean Coloring Book: Fish and Sea Life! by Lilt Kids Coloring Books comes in next on the list.

Simple and so much fun. This coloring book features underwater scenes in a cartoony, cute drawing style. There are sharks with swimming goggles, fish with ginormous flippers, and dozens of other cool, decked-out, silly sea creatures. Great for crayon artists.

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Underwater Ocean Coloring Book : Fish and Sea Life! (Super Fun Coloring Books...

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Underwater Ocean Coloring Book: Fish and Sea Life! (Super Fun Coloring Books For

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10. PAW Patrol Coloring and Activity Book Set by Nickelodeon

Ages: 2 and up

The final addition to 2016’s top ten kids’ coloring books is the PAW Patrol Coloring and Activity Book Set by Nickelodeon.

There are two PAW Patrol coloring books in this collection. Each one is 96 pages long, featuring mazes, puzzles, games, and coloring outlines. Of course, all of the PAW Patrol favorites are here, including Chase, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, and Marshall.

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Paw Patrol Coloring and Drawing Sketch Pads Stamper Activity Book Set

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Paw Patrol Coloring and Activity Book Set (3 Coloring Books)

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 05/19/16.

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