These free printable Women’s History Month dot marker coloring pages are a fun way to introduce notable women to your toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener. There are a mix of classics, such as Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie, and a couple of less frequently included ladies, like Audrey Hepburn and Mae Jemison.
For her very first Christmas, my little girl got a set of magnets featuring influential women. She couldn’t do much with them then, but we’re still using them on our fridge four years later! She can tell you factoids about many of the featured women now and it’s pretty cool. I hope these dab it marker pages help you teach women in history to your child, too.
Dot marker coloring pages are perfect for rainy days, themed lesson plans, occupational therapy, and everyday fun.
I’ve created many dab it “Do a Dot” marker pages over the years and will continue creating them as long as I come up with new themes. See all the dot marker pages available on this page. Here are a few reader favorites:
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What are the benefits of dauber marker printables?
Kids love dot marker pages, but are they developmentally appropriate and beneficial?
Yes! Dot marker pages are easy and no-prep for you, plus they’re fun and developmentally appropriate for children. They’re most popular (and beneficial) with the 1-5 age range, but therapists also use dauber marker pages to help older children who need help with coordination and finger strength. Even one year olds can use these pages. My daughter was about 16 months old when she first used a dot marker on a coloring page I created. I was amazed to watch her carefully dot a page the very first time I introduced the activity to her.
Dauber marker pages are a simple, inexpensive way to help your child develop important skills including:
- hand-eye coordination
- grip strength
- finger strength
- and manual dexterity.
How use dauber/bingo marker pages
The circles on these pages are based on the size of my daughter’s Classic Do a Dot Markers. The circles are sized for this brand of markers, but they also work with other dauber or bingo style markers. All the dauber markers I’ve seen are pretty much the same size and readers have shared photos of their child using the pages with various brands of dot markers.
These are the exact markers we use. We have been using the same set of markers for more than three years now. They can be a little spotty when they’re first used for the day. If your dot markers are spotty, make sure to store them on their sides (not standing up vertically) and pounce them hard a few times to get the ink flowing. I like to use a scrap piece of cardboard from a box.
To make the dot marker pages reusable, have your child cover the circles with pompoms, felt balls, or big buttons. For an extra challenge, have your child place the manipulative with a pair of tongs. Bamboo toast tongs work well. This is a great activity for older children who are already proficient with the dauber markers.
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For an easy, no-mess activity, use these dot it printables printables with round coding label stickers. You can get hundreds – even thousands! – for just a few dollars and they will provide tons of quiet, marker-free fun.
The picture below shows my daughter using round stickers with these Easter dot marker pages.
Coding label stickers are inexpensive and can save you tons of time because you don’t have to scrub marker off hands, walls, and tables. Stickers are also great fine motor practice. Peeling them off the page is challenging for little fingers and placing them requires precision.
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Free Women’s History Month dot marker coloring pages
There are so many women that could be included in this set. It was hard to pick just 10! As noted above, I ended up including a mix of classics and less frequently highlighted women. These women are included in the set of dot marker pages:
- Joan of Arc
- Amelia Earhart
- Mother Theresa
- Marie Curie
- Shirley Chisholm
- Audrey Hepburn
- Mae Jemison
- Queen Elizabeth II
All 10 pages are located in one convenient PDF. Download information is below the preview images. Look for the row of purple arrows. Each image has its own page in the PDF printable. The preview images are shown in groups to help this page load more quickly.
Like all preschool printables on The Artisan Life, these are for personal and single classroom use. This includes use with scout groups, homeschool co-ops, library activities, your own therapy clients, etc.
You are welcome to print and use these pages as many times as you you want for your own children, students, therapy clients, scouts, library activities, etc. as long as you are personally organizing the activity.
You are not licensed to sell, or redistribute, the files to other adults for use with their students/children. This includes posting them for sale or download on other websites. Instead, please refer them to this post so they can download their own copies.
I hope you enjoy using these women in history pages with your children or students. Be sure to check out these additional printable dot marker coloring pages while you’re here on The Artisan Life: