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Asian American Heritage Month Coloring Pages

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May is Asian American Heritage Month, or Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month. To help learn and celebrate the rich history of Asian Americans, we have begun a coloring page and activity sheet library. Teachers, educators, and home schoolers are welcome to instantly download and print out printable coloring sheets featuring Asian Americans who helped create history in America. Please share this library of Asian American Heritage Month Coloring Page printables with other educators. This is a list that will continue to grow so we hope you will pin it and save for later.

Coloring pages and activity sheets are a fun way to help the youngest students in preschool and elementary school learn a broader history. We hope these are a helpful when creating educational curriculum to teach school children about Asian American Heritage Month.  Click and print free coloring pages featuring Michelle Kwan, Vice President Kamala Harris, Dr Kalapana Chawla, George Takei, and more.

Scroll down to see over 20 Asian American Heritage Month coloring pages

Teachers are welcome to click and print as many as they would like! Please share this post with other teachers looking for free and inexpensive Asian American Heritage Month educational resources! Our list will continue to grow to a library of twenty or more activity sheets. Please pin or bookmark this resource for Asian American Heritage Month.

Teachers are welcome to share a direct link to this webpage to their students (pretty please do not just copy and share.) I provide these for free, but traffic to my blog provides my money with a small income while I am virtual schooling my own three kiddos, I so appreciate sharing!). Thank you! All coloring pages on this post are free in 2024! Thank you for using our blog as a resource, we hope it will grow and support more free coloring pages with traffic alone.

Dr. Chien -Shiung Wu Coloring page

chien shiung wu coloring page asian american heritage month coloring page

Chien-Shiung Wu was a Chinese-American particle and experimental physicist who made significant contributions in the fields of nuclear and particle physics. Wu worked on the Manhattan Project, where she helped develop the process for separating uranium into uranium-235 and uranium-238 isotopes by gaseous diffusion.

Dr Kalapana Chawla Coloring Page

Dr Kaplana Chawla Coloring Page astronaut women aapi history month

Michelle Kwan Coloring Page


Michelle Kwan Coloring Page Asian american heritage month

Michelle Wingshan Kwan is a retired competitive figure skater and diplomat serving as United States Ambassador to Belize. In figure skating Kwan is a two-time Olympic medalist, a five-time World champion and a nine-time U.S. champion. She is tied with Maribel Vinson for the all-time National Championship record

George Takei Coloring Page

George Takei Coloring Page instant download for Asian American Heritage month


George Takei is an American actor, author and activist known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise. Takei was born to Japanese American parents, with whom he lived in U.S.-run internment camps during World War II

Kamala Harris Coloring Page

click the link for our original coloring page featuring Vice President Kamala Harris.

Coming Soon – Asian American Coloring Pages

Sammy Lee Coloring Page – Olympian

Yuri Cochiyama Coloring Page

Patsy Mink – Coloring Page

Amy Tan Coloring Page – Writer

Dalip Sigh Saund Coloring Page – Politician

Tammy Duckworth Coloring Page

Dwayne Johnson Coloring Page

Jackie Chan Coloring Page

I.M. Pei Coloring Sheet


Asian American Heritage  Month is an annual celebration that takes place in May. Also known as Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month is dedicated to honoring the contributions and achievements of  Americans of Asian and Pacific Island decent. It is an important time for students and teachers to learn about the rich history and culture of the Asian community and to recognize the ongoing struggle for equity and inclusion. As an elementary school teacher, there are many ways you can incorporate Asian American History Month into your classroom.

Here are some ideas for celebrating AAPI History Month in your elementary school classroom:

  1. Read books about Asian history and culture: There are many excellent books available for elementary school students that focus on Asian history and culture. Consider incorporating some of these into your lesson plans and reading aloud to your students. You can also encourage your students to check out books from the library on their own and bring them in to share with the class.
  2. Learn about important Asian figures in history and currently. You can incorporate lessons about these figures into your curriculum and encourage your students to learn more about their lives and achievements.
  1. Explore Asian art and culture: Asian art and culture have a rich history and are a beautiful part of American life. You could have your students create their own art inspired by Asian artwork, listen to music from Asian musicians, or learn about other traditions.
  2. Discuss current events.
  3. Encourage community involvement.

By incorporating these ideas into your lesson plans, you can help your students learn about Asian history and culture and promote a sense of understanding and appreciation for the diversity that exists within their own community.


Until Next Time ~ Kate

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