“Home is where the heart is” probably rings true for you, but it may not be easy for your younger kids to understand. While it might take some explaining, they may better grasp Margaret Elizabeth Sangster’s famous quote, “There’s nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.” Even if your kids love school, they no doubt also love coming home to Mama, the family pets, and their own toys each day. Having said that, the idea of home is challenging for some people, as not everyone’s home is as picture-perfect as the houses below. You might have moved too much to truly feel like anywhere was home. Or you might not have ever lived with people who took time to find fun things to do within the confines of your home. Perhaps you’re currently stressed about the clutter around your home. Still, “home” often feels safe and calm. Whether you’re just trying to keep your homebody kiddos entertained or seriously looking for ways to prepare your child for a move to a new house, these house coloring pages should help.
If our house coloring pages don’t help ease your kids into moving, though, you might have to distract them! They could prefer cute cat coloring pages or dog coloring pages. If you have a little girl or boy who likes to lose themselves in fantasy, our dramatic dragon coloring pages, pretty princess coloring pages, and fluttery fairy coloring pages might be up their alley. Whatever you or your kids are into, we’re positive we have coloring pages to fit your needs. Just take a poke around.
For now, enjoy playing house with the following free printables. Bonus: We’ve also filled this page with words of wisdom about coming and leaving home that might resonate more with your older kids. So, go ahead and paint one of these home proverbs on some barn wood to hang it up in your new house. That’s a whole afternoon’s worth of arts and crafts!
Free Printable House Coloring Pages
House Page No. 1
“It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
House Page No. 2
“No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home. No matter how you lived there — well or poorly.” — Joseph Brodsky
House Page No. 3
“There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.” — Robert Southey
House Page No. 4
“A house is made of brick and mortar, but home is made by the people who live there.” — M.K. Soni
House Page No. 5
“Leave home, leave the country, leave the familiar. Only then can routine experience — buying bread, eating vegetables, even saying hello — become new all over again.” — Anthony Doerr
House Page No. 6
“…the truth is that the home is the only place of liberty, the only spot on earth where a man can alter arrangements suddenly, make an experiment on indulging in a whim. The home is not the one tame place in a world of adventure; it is the one wild place in a world of rules and set tasks.” — G.K. Chesterton
House Page No. 7
“I believe wherever dreams dwell, the heart calls it home. So may you untangle yourself from the twist of melancholy and let your thoughts carry you back to the birthplace of your truth.” — Dodinsky
House Page No. 8
“After you leave home, you may find yourself feeling homesick, even if you have a new home that has nicer wallpaper and a more efficient dishwasher than the home in which you grew up.” — Lemony Snicket
House Page No. 9
“At the end of the day, it isn’t where I came from. Maybe home is somewhere I’m going and never have been before.” — Warsan Shire
House Page No. 10
“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” — Maya Angelou
And just look at how beautiful this balcony is! Did you know there isn’t an actual balcony scene in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet? Shakespeare wrote, “Juliet appears above at a window.”
House Page No. 11
“Home is where our story begins.” — Unknown
This home is adorable, and we can all appreciate a cute work of art. And just look at that charming little chimney. Did you know they can reach up to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit? In the 12th century, they became popular in northern Europe. And thank goodness! How else would Santa make his entrance?
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