Islamic Art for Kids 15 Colouring Pages Download & Print

Islamic Art for Kids 15 Colouring Pages Download & Print

I’ve got some time off from work, so I decided to create lots of lovely Islamic art for kids to colour in, you’ll find very nice Islamic patterns which are simple and also complex, I’ve also included mosques and other types of Islamic art for kids. Just pick the ones that you like, click on the download button next to it and print, simple as that!

But first if you want to know reasons for why Muslims drew Islamic art then read on or just go straight to the download section below where you’ll find all 15 of the Islamic arts for kids ready and waiting just for you! 🙂

Islamic art is very different to those found in Europe. Art in Islam is dominated by extravagant geometric designs usually with patterns, colour, texture and calligraphy. Islamic art is different because it is not purely decorative but it has a deeper meaning usually a spiritual one, one that reminds the viewer of God.

From an early age Muslim children are taught to avoid drawing humans or animals or anything that has life because it isn’t allowed for more than one reason but primarily because a hadith states that it isn’t allowed.

Calligraphy has great importance in Islam as the Quran and other Islamic scriptures are written in calligraphy. Through skilled use of needed tools such as a compass and a ruler beautiful and harmonious combinations of colour and designs can be achieved, examples of these can be seen in display in many parts of the World even till this day.

It is also worth a mention that earlier Muslims created art not only for viewing but for the sake of obeying the Prophet (saw), as all his commands and recommendations where obeyed fully.

The Prophet (pbuh) said: “Allah likes that when you do anything, you do it excellently.” Sahih Muslim

With all that and more in mind, I’ve already mentioned before that I have created loads of Islamic art for kids, now it is time for you to download, print and use it as colouring in pages for your children.

If you are a religious education teacher you’ll also love this for all your key stage 2, 3 and 4 pupils, it can used as a great resource whether you use it as a starter or main. All the files are in pdf format and most of the art are in the A4 size only three are in A5.

Islamic Art for Kids

islamic art for kids star pattern

Number one: Geometrical star to colour in for children, this one has two sizes one big and three small all on one page. – Download.

islamic art for kids geometry one

Complex Geometry pattern number, it’ll take them ages to colour this in. – Download.

islamic art for kids geometry pattern two

Simple geometry Islamic art for kids pattern to colour in. Download.

islamic art for kids geometry pattern three

Islamic geometry design pattern number three, the patterns on this overlap each other similar to the others, try different colour combinations for beautiful effects. Download.

islamic art for kids geometry pattern four

Geometry Pattern number four, a very complex design but nice to look at even nicer once coloured in. – Download.

islamic art for kids calligraphy months three to colour in

Islamic Months Calligraphy set of four pages to colour in for children. All of the pages contain two or more of the months from the Islamic Calendar.

Download Set 1.

Download Set 2.

Download Set 3.

Download Set 4.

More Calligraphy Patterns Islamic Art for Children

Hope fully you liked the last four simple calligraphy style Islamic months to colour in? here’s one more .

islamic art for kids calligraphy mosque pattern one

Calligraphy Mosque, it is very clever pattern that looks like a mosque when in fact it is some arabic calligraphy. – Download.

islamic art for kids mosque colouring in

Two more mosque art to colour in, both are similar but different to each other.

Download One.

Download Two.

islamic art for kids complex pattern

The most complex Islamic Art pattern out of all. It will take time but it will be worth it. – Download.

islamic art for kids spiral pattern

The last two in the collection of Islamic art for kids, these two are spirals with stars.

Download Spirals One.

Download Spirals Two.

So that’s all the Islamic Patterns I have for now, I hope you like it and your children or students love them and it keeps them busy for a while 🙂

Have you any resources that you use? What are your favourites?

By |March 30th, 2013|Graphics, Kids|8 Comments

About the Author:

A massive fan of history and design, by profession Salah Deen is a Key Stage 2 Teacher. He frequently writes for Top Islamic Blog and also runs other websites. Follow on tumblr.


  1. Jane 14/04/2013 at 12:36 pm - Reply

    Thank you for creating this resource and sharing it.

  2. miska 12/05/2013 at 12:30 am - Reply

    Just what I needed thank you.

  3. salma 03/11/2013 at 1:30 am - Reply

    May Allah reward you for this work

  4. shabina 02/08/2014 at 2:43 am - Reply

    Jazak Allah for sharing your own ideas with us

  5. Kauthar 07/04/2015 at 8:19 am - Reply

    اَلسَّلاَ مُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ
    جزاك الله خيرا وبارك الله فيك, I would request to do a bit of research on the names of Islamic Months. These Months existed even before Islam and are and were Arab Months. The name of first Islamic Month is Al-Muharram / مُحرَّم and not المُحَرَّم . The (AL) is part of the name and cannot be separated. Please see the evidence from this hadeeth and same is classical arab peotry
    And there are more mistakes in the pdf, here are the correct spelling
    أَسْماءُ الشَّهورِ الْعَرَبِيةِ
    1. Muḥarram الْمُحَرَّمُ
    2. Ṣafar صَفَر
    3. Rabīʿ al-Awwal رَبِيعُ الأَوَّل
    4. Rabīʿ al-Ākhir رَبِيعُ الآخِر
    5. Jumādā al-Ūlā جُمَادَى الأُولى
    6. Jumādā al-Ākhira جُمَادَى الآخِرَة
    7. Rajab رَجَب
    8. Shaʿbān شَعْبان
    9 Ramaḍān رَمَضان
    10. Shawwāl شَوَّال
    11. Dhū al-Qaʿda ذُو الْقَعْدَةِ
    12. Dhū al-Ḥijja ذُو الْحِجَّةِ
    Please note, any language cannot be separated from its culture. In Arab world unless there is something THIRD, they would not say something as SECOND as رَبيع الثاني.So know the correct name of this month is رَبيع الآخر Rabī‘ al-Ākhir.

    • Kauthar 07/04/2015 at 8:22 am - Reply

      correction is typing it is Al-Muharram / المُحَرَّم and not مُحرَّم

  6. Anne 30/11/2016 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    Th you for sharing this wonderful resource.

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