Our solar system, comprising of the sun, its planetary system of eight planets and various non-stellar objects, makes an excellent subject for children’s coloring sheets. In addition to letting your kids play with colors to try and fill the planet pictures with the proper shades, these activity sheets also teaches them a lot about our solar system and the different planets in it. You can find various types of online coloring sheets with some of them featuring pictures of the entire solar system while others may feature detailed diagrams of the different planets individually.
The coloring pages based on the entire solar system can teach children about the location of different planets and their relative distance from the sun. Activity sheets featuring pictures of specific planets enable small children to differentiate between different planets. These activity sheets often carry the names of the planets featured in them as well, so that the kids can learn their spellings. Some varieties are even more educative as they carry additional information regarding the planets. You can also find coloring pages that feature pictures of comets and asteroids. Here is a collection of some interesting solar system coloring sheets chosen depending on their accuracy.