Do you have kids who love Disney movies? If so, you'll want to check out this list of the 10 most popular Disney characters for kids. We've included printable coloring pages for each character, as well as some fun facts about their movies. Let your kids get creative and learn a little bit about some of their favorite characters at the same time!
Walt Disney himself once said, "I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse." Mickey Mouse is hands-down the most popular Disney character of all time. He's been a star of stage and screen for nearly 100 years, and his image is recognized around the world. Your kids will love coloring in this image of Mickey Mouse, and they can learn a little bit about his history while they're at it.
Mickey Mouse needs no introduction. The face of the Walt Disney company, Mickey has been a beloved character for over 90 years. A natural leader, Mickey is always looking out for his friends and always ready to have a good time.
Donald Duck is Mickey's best friend and partner in crime. Donald is known for his quick temper, but he always means well. He loves spending time with his nephews and is always up for a good adventure.
Goofy is another one of Mickey's best friends. He's clumsy and not the brightest, but he's always good for a laugh. Goofy is also a great friend to have around in a difficult situation.
Pluto is Mickey's loyal pet dog. He's always happy and excited, and he loves nothing more than spending time with his best friend.
Chip 'n' Dale are two mischievous chipmunks who are always up to something. They're known for causing trouble, but they always mean well.
Huey, Dewey, and Louie are Donald's mischievous nephews. Like their uncle, they love adventure and are always up for a good time.
Daisy Duck is Donald's girlfriend and the object of his affection. She's a bit of a tomboy, but she's always there for her friends.
Minnie Mouse is Mickey's girlfriend and the love of his life. She's kind-hearted and always ready to help out her friends.
Scrooge McDuck is Donald's rich uncle who loves nothing more than money. He's often grumpy, but he's always there for his family.
Launchpad McQuack is Scrooge's pilot and sidekick. He's a bit of a klutz, but he's always ready for an adventure. He's also fiercely loyal to his friends and always has their back.
Did you know
... that Mickey Mouse was not originally intended to be a star? He was actually created as a supporting character for another one of Disney's early cartoons, "Plane Crazy." It wasn't until his second appearance in "Steamboat Willie" that Mickey became the star we know and love today.
Your kids will also love coloring this image of Minnie Mouse, Mickey's long-time girlfriend. Minnie first appeared on the big screen alongside Mickey in "Steamboat Willie." Fun fact: Minnie was actually supposed to be named Minerva, after Walt Disney's wife. But Walt decided to change it to Minnie after his wife suggested it would be easier for people to remember.
Your kids will love coloring this image of Daisy, and they'll learn some fun facts about her too. For example, did you know that Daisy was originally going to be named Daphne? Walt Disney changed her name to Daisy after his wife suggested it would be easier for people to remember.
So there you have it, the ten most popular Disney characters for kids. We hope your kids enjoy coloring these images and learning some fun facts about their favorite characters. And who knows, maybe they'll even be inspired to create their own drawings of these beloved characters. Until next time, happy coloring!
What are some of your kids' favorite Disney characters? Let us know in the comments below! And be sure to check out our other coloring pages and activity sheets for more fun.