For Christians, Christmas is about more than just presents, Santa Claus and ornaments. The feast of Christmas celebrates the birth of Our Savior Jesus. If you celebrate Christmas as the birth of Jesus, here are free printable religious coloring pages to help you share the story of the birth of Jesus with children. These free printable coloring pages are perfect for homeschool, Christian, Catholic and parochial schools, Sunday School and religious education.
Calvary Williamsport (click here) has a lovely webpage for children called Calvary Kids Page. There are many beautiful religious and secular Christmas coloring pages featured on this page that you can click on directly and print. You can print renaissance angels, Christmas candles, a “Happy Birthday Jesus” banner, JOY maze, snowflakes, carolers, a snowflake maze and other Christmas coloring pages. Scroll down the page to the coloring page links and you will see a whole list of Bible story coloring pages. The clickable links are labeled with the Bible verse that the picture shows. Some of the Bible verses are prophecies about the coming of the Messiah and the birth of Jesus. Others are new testament Bible verses that tell different parts of the Christmas story. Many coloring pages are taken from the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary.
You can print coloring pages of:
Names for Jesus
King Herod and the wisemen
The Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to Mary
Canticle of Mary
The angel appearing to Joseph in a dream
Mary visiting Elizabeth
The birth of John the Baptist
Canticle of Zechariah
Zechariah in the temple burning incense
Mary, Joseph and donkey travel to Bethlehem
No room at the Inn
Angels appearing to the shepherds
the star of Bethlehem
Birth of Jesus in the manger
Simeon and Anna
Wisemen (Three Kings or Magi) present gifts of gold, frankincense, myrrh
Flight in Egypt
Heavenly host of angels
Visit Calvary Kids Pages to find all sorts of Christmas and birth of Jesus coloring pages. For more Bible story coloring activities, visit the blogs linked.