8 Free Printable Christmas Cards for Kids to Color

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Christmas will be here before we know it, this year why not make it even more special with these free printable Christmas cards for kids to color?

Let little ones spread holiday cheer with handmade Christmas, a delightful addition to your collection of Christmas activities for kids.

Watch their creativity come alive as they personalize each card with vibrant colors and heartfelt messages, making the season even more memorable for loved ones.

The kids can send them to their families or just give them to friends.

There are eight different images to choose from and they are a great way to put a smile on someone’s face. I mean who doesn’t love to receive a personalized homemade card?

Inside each of the cards is blank for the child’s own message, but the back of each card has either a happy holiday or a merry Christmas message.

christmas cards for kids to color

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Printable Christmas cards for kids

Get ready to spread holiday cheer with our collection of Christmas free printable cards to color designed especially for kids. These creative cards make it easy for children to share their festive spirit with friends and family in a fun and personal way.

Supplies needed:

  • cardstock just makes the cards more sturdy
  • coloring pens are the ones we use for all of our coloring pages
  • Envelopes, these A9 ones will fit the cards perfectly.

How to use the free printable Christmas coloring cards

Print out the free printable Christmas cards to color below. There are eight different images and will print on 8 pages. Make sure to check your spam folder if you don’t see it in your emails within 5 minutes.

These Christmas cards are free to print but they are for personal use only. Scroll to the end of the post to access the free pdf.

You can of course print this on normal printer paper, but with all of our crafts, they always look better on cardstock.

On one side you will see the front of the card image and on the reverse side of each card, there is a festive message as you can see below. Five of the Christmas cards say Merry Christmas, and three of the cards say peace and joy.

free printable holiday cards

Each card is blank inside so you can write your own special holiday message.

There are eight different free printable Christmas cards for kids to color that you can choose from.

What Christmas cards are included

Christmas cards to color in
christmas coloring cards for kids
  • A Christmas tree with gifts.
  • A big gift (check out all our gift guides for inspiration.)

Use these with our free printable Christmas tags to color.

happy holiday cards to color
kids christmas coloring cards

Older kids will enjoy our free printable Christmas cards to color.

Crafting and personalization ideas

  1. After coloring, encourage kids to enhance the cards by adding tactile elements like glitter, sequins, or fabric scraps to create textured and eye-catching designs. Using cotton balls for snow, ribbons for wreaths, or small beads for ornaments can add depth and interest to the cards.
  2. Encourage the use of collage techniques by cutting out holiday-themed images from magazines or old wrapping paper to create unique designs on the cards. Incorporating various materials like cloth, buttons, or yarn can add layers and complexity to their artwork.
  3. Prompt children to add personalized touches by drawing specific things the recipient loves or enjoys, ensuring each card is unique. Encourage them to include heartfelt messages, favorite quotes, or shared memories inside the cards, making the cards more sentimental and special for the recipient.

When the children have designed their Christmas cards, add them to an envelope and hand them out to friends and family.

Additional Christmas coloring pages

Add even more creativity this holiday season with these additional free Christmas coloring sheets:

christmas activity bundle


Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free printable holiday cards

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 27 March 2024 by Clare


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