Christmas is around the corner and the first thing that pops into most children’s heads about Christmastime is Santa Claus! Children can spend literally hours dreaming of Santa and his elves. Encourage their creativity at this time by supplying them with coloring pages of Santa Claus. Here I have listed five fantastic free Santa Claus coloring pages. These coloring pages are free for you to download and print. They are appropriate for use in preschool and elementary classrooms, as well as in home day cares. It goes without saying that these free Santa Claus coloring pages would be perfect to take along on a road trip or simply to let your children color at home while daydreaming about Christmas in front of a cozy fire.
Free Santa Claus Coloring Page #1
Here is a beautiful free coloring page of Santa Claus that shows him in a Father Christmas look. He is walking with a cane and wearing a full length robe rather than pants and a short coat. Santa is carrying a bag full of toys, of course!
Free Santa Claus Coloring Page #2
This free coloring page of Santa is hilarious! Santa and three of his magical reindeer are bowling. Hey, even Santa Claus needs some recreational time! Going a step beyond this coloring page, you might ask your children what other activities that they think Santa enjoys. Teachers might have students write a story about Santa on vacation.
Free Santa Claus Coloring Page #3
Here you will find a simple drawing of a happy Santa Claus. This free Santa Claus coloring page is appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers. Santa’s beard is so big in this picture that you might choose to have children glue cotton balls to it.
Free Santa Claus Coloring Page #4
This free coloring page of Santa is more appropriate for older elementary students due to it’s small appearance and fine detail. It is a beautiful drawing of Santa loading a bag of toys into his sleigh. Reindeer are at the ready to pull the sleigh and one reindeer is leaping through the air in the distance.
Free Santa Claus Coloring Page #5
This last free coloring page of Santa Claus is one that children of all ages will enjoy. It shows a happy Santa with a bag of toys on his back. He is pointing ahead as though to say, “Onward!”
Enjoy these free Santa Claus coloring pages with your students and children. And remember that these are just a smattering of free Christmas coloring pages offered on the Internet, so when you have a free moment, look up some more and print them off for your little ones! Ho ho ho and merry Christmas!