Hook, line and sinker

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Click on this picture for a printer-friendly image. When the image appears against a black background, click it again for a full-size version. Finally, when you print it, click on the “scale image to fit paper” and “landscape” in your printer settings.

Are you ready for some fun fishing? Try coloring these fish — and make them really vibrant.

We have more fish and aquatic coloring pages for you too. Check them out:

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here. Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

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Get some turtle power with this coloring page

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Click on this picture for a printer-friendly image. When the image appears against a black background, click it again for a full-size version. Finally, when you print it, click on the “scale image to fit paper” and “landscape” in your printer settings.

Looking for a cool turtle to color? This might not be the ninja turtle you’re looking for, but its still pretty awesome.

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here. Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

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Color your county

Test your coloring skills with this map of Pennsylvania's York and Adams counties.

Test your coloring skills with this map of Pennsylvania’s York and Adams counties.

York Dispatch graphic artist Todd Stouch created this map of York and Adams counties as a coloring page. How much fun can coloring a map be? Well here’s a challenge for you: Color the map with as few colors as possible, but do it without allowing sections with a shared edge to use the same color. Read more about other map-coloring challenges here.

The printable version of the map is below.

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here. Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

Click on this picture for a printer-friendly image. When the image appears against a black background, click it again for a full-size version. Finally, when you print it, click on the “scale image to fit paper” in your printer settings.

Click on this picture for a printer-friendly image. When the image appears against a black background, click it again for a full-size version. Finally, when you print it, click on the “scale image to fit paper” in your printer settings.

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Spread your St. Patty’s cheer with a coloring page

A book-loving leprechaun is your ticket to a special kind of gold -- a gift certificate! (Don't download this image, click on the PDF link at left.)

A book-loving leprechaun is your ticket to a special kind of gold — a gift certificate! (Don’t download this image, click on the PDF link at left.)

The York Emporium is holding a coloring contest. Winners earn a spot on The York Emporium’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade float and a gift certificate to the famous York City bookstores Get all the details in the PDF you can download here.

If you don’t want to print out your own copies, just visit The York Emporium, the Sunrise Soap Company, YorkArts or Martin Library and get copies at one of those places.

The deadline for entry is Sunday, March 10, so get coloring!

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Color the Junior Dispatch’s alien mascot

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In summer 2012, the Junior Dispatch, the York Emporium and the York County Libraries ran a contest where readers got to write about the space adventures of aliens. To go along with the competition, we also created a mascot for the event — this little alien!

Well, now you can add your own touches to our design by coloring the alien however you want. It can have green skin and purple eyes. Is the alien’s space suit pink or orange? It’s up to you to decide!

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here.

Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

 

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Color this Jack O’Lantern

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There’s nothing better on Halloween than an evening of pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating. You can celebrate the best of the holiday with this coloring page.

Why not color it, have your parents take a picture of it or make a scan and send it back to us so we can post it for the whole world to see!

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here. Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

MORE HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGES

You can find even more coloring pages at our special coloring pages section!

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A mummy just for you

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No, this isn’t your Mommy! It’s a fearsome mummy from deep inside an ancient pyramid.

Why not color it, have your parents take a picture of it or make a scan and send it back to us so we can post it for the whole world to see!

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here. Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

MORE HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGES

You can find even more coloring pages at our special coloring pages section!

The mummy coloring page was created by Junior Dispatch editor John Simcoe. You can have him visit your classroom, youth group or scout meeting. Just contact us at juniordispatch@yorkdispatch.com to set up an event.

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Get drawn to Dracula

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Sure vampires are always pale looking, but this guy is a little too pale. Why don’t you get in the Halloween spirit and color the image?

If you color it, have your parents take a picture of it or make a scan and send it back to us so we can post it for the whole world to see!

Click on the image for a printer friendly version of this drawing, color it and then mail it back to us so we can post it here. Get even more coloring pages at the Junior Dispatch’s COLORING PAGE section!

MORE HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGES

You can find even more coloring pages at our special coloring pages section!

The vampire coloring page was created by Junior Dispatch editor John Simcoe. You can have him visit your classroom, youth group or scout meeting. Just contact us at juniordispatch@yorkdispatch.com to set up an event.

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Kids show off their coloring skills

Check out our latest batch of coloring pages completed by kids. If you want to send us a completed coloring page for the world to see, check out the submission information below.

This alien coloring page was completed by 5-year-old Nathan.

Azaria, age 10, gave this dragon a classic look.

Madison, age 10, put some light yellows and a splash of purple on this witch coloring page.

This moon coloring page is available from Dover Area Community Library. It was colored by Brock, age 8.

Molly colored this horse jumper with a cool variety of colors to make a vibrant picture.

Eight-year-old Ryan gave the Junior Dispatch alien a nice look.

You can download and color our exclusive coloring pages here (including the dragon, the witch, and the horse rider).

Parents can then scan and e-mail the coloring pages and we will post them on Junior Dispatch. You can also drop off or mail your completed coloring pages or original poems, stories and reports to: Junior Dispatch, 205 N. George St., York, Pa. 17401.

Would you like the Junior Dispatch staff to come to your event, class or summer camp? Drop us a line and we’ll come and visit. We’ll bring a bunch of coloring pages, read a story, offer a drawing class and show off our site to your kids. Just e-mail us or call John at 717-854-1575 x457.

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