Take a basic outline of an Aussie animal and using a cotton bud/cotton swab (Q-tip) you dot natural coloured paints into the shape until it is all filled. You can use reds, browns, oranges, yellows and green as they look more attractive.


·         coloring page or template (see below)

·         white paper and printer to print the template,

·         poster paints or tempra paint in ‘earthy’ tones

·         cotton swabs


·         Select your template or coloring page and print it (see below).

·         Dip a cotton swab in the paint and dab it on the coloring page.

·         Use a new cotton swab for each color and use a variety of ‘earthy’ colours.


Kangaroo Kangaroo_coloured

·         Close the template window after printing to return to this screen.

·         Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).

Kangaroo 2 Kangaroo 2_coloured

Templates with 2 pictures (half page each)


Koala and Kangaroo

Koala and Kangaroo 2

Kangaroo and Platypus