Sloth Coloring Pages are my newest collection of 7 adorable sloths just for you. Are you looking for ways to cool off during this extreme summer? Beat the heat and enjoy coloring these cute sloths.

Coloring is an awesome way to be creative and artistic indoors this summer. After you color these sweet sloths, check out some of my other coloring pages here at Skip to My Lou. You may like LOL coloring pages as well as Cute Kitty coloring pages.

sweet sloth hugging a tree
Sweet Sloth Tree Hugger

supplies for sloth coloring pages

Instructions for Coloring Page Printables

Each sloth picture is available as a separate download. Just follow the instructions below.

  • First download each file and save
  • Prepare your printer with black ink and paper
  • Then print the desired number of each page
  • And color with colored pencils, crayons, or markers
Baby sloth clings to moma sloth's back as she climbs up a tree.
Baby Sloth hitches a Ride

Suggested Uses

Use these darling free printable coloring sheets to delight all of your sloth-loving friends and family. You could make coloring books with these pages for birthday party favors, road-trip activity packets or for family coloring nights!

If Shark Week is not your thing, why not declare Sloth Week and celebrate by coloring one picture per night? So, let me know in the comments how you plan to use these cool dudes.

Cute sloth sits on branch with one arm hanging down.
Sloth just Hanging Out
Three sloths ready to party.
Sloth Party1
Baby sloth resting on moma's chest while she naps.
Nap time for sloths
Snoozing sloth
Snoozing Sloth
Sloth hanging from branch
Hanging Upside Down Like a Boss

Fun and Not So Fun Facts About Sloths

Sloths are fascinating creatures who depend on rainforests to survive. Unfortunately, several species of sloth are listed as threatened species and the pygmy three-toed sloth is critically endangered and at great risk for extinction.

  • Sloths naturally live in the tropical rainforests of Central and South America.
  • There are 2 groups of sloths: 2 toed and 3 toed.
  • Sloths eat mostly leaves, sap and fruits.
  • Everything about a sloth is slow, from moving, feeding, metabolism and even digestion.
  • Sloths spend most of their lives in trees but do crawl down to the forest floor about once a week to poop!
  • A sloth’s fur is home to insects, fungi, algae and who knows what else. Algae helps the sloth be camouflaged from predators.
  • Sloths are surprisingly good swimmers and will swim long distances in rivers to find a mate.
  • Sloths are thought to have arrived shortly after the dinosaurs disappeared. Despite their slow lifestyle, they must be doing something right to have survived this long!

In conclusion, maybe we should be more like the sloth. So, slow down, play nicely with algae and insects who just need a place to live, and eat more leafy greens and fruit!

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