Christmas Nativity ~ 500+ FREE Colouring Pages for Kids

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© Darrell Creswell

Here is a wondberful smorgasbord of FREE Christmas Nativity colouring pages… hundreds of them… and don’t forget to check out our Christmas Master List for FREE Nativity puzzles, FREE Nativity crafts, FREE Nativity paper gifts, FREE Happy Birthday Jesus, FREE Nativity stationery, FREE Nativity booklets, FREE Nativity posters and more FREE Nativity creative ideas for kids… all free printable… enjoy! :)




Happy Birthday Jesus – colouring pages

Nativity – colouring  (sermons4kids) of a lovely Mary about to tenderly lay her precious baby in the manger; a couple of sheep looking on, and the town and stars are visible through an archway behind her; free printable

Good news of Great Joy, a Saviour Christ the Lord – Nativity colouring  (hopeink) in a beautiful swirly doodle style; or you may like to download it here as a placemat colouring  (inkablinka); free printable

Oh Holy Night – colouring  (homegrownhospitality) a lovely colouring in a fun patchwork doodle style; free printable

O holy night – beautiful swirly doodle to colour  (hopeink) with houses, stars, snowflakes and swirls; O holy night, the stars are brightly shining; it is the night of our dear Saviour’s birth; thrill and hope, the weary world rejoices [what wonderful words; what a wonderful promise!] free printable

The Gift of God – colouring  (max7) Mary holding Baby Jesus, Joseph sitting directly behind her and animals looking on; showing star through stable window; also available in Spanish, Hindi, Swahili and more (when you click on the ‘download’ button); free printable

The Gift of God - Nativity colouring; Mary holding Baby Jesus, Joseph sitting directly behind her and animals looking on; star through stable window; free printable

The Wise Men brought Gifts – colouring  (max7) a beautiful Nativity colouring, plus 4 easy hidden pictures to find; free printable

The Wise Men brought Gifts - Nativity colouring; free printable

Jesus our King is Born – colouring  (max7) shepherd boy and sheep looking up at the star (also a puzzle); free printable

Jesus our King is Born – colouring; shepherd boy and sheep looking up at the star; free printable

Nativity – colouring  (graphicgarden; scroll down to ‘Seasonal’ – then click on ‘Manger’) very cute; free printable

Nativity – colouring  (Action Bible; click on the donkey) Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus with donkeys looking on and shepherds in smaller window; free printable

Super cute Nativity scene to colour  (Biblefunforkids; scroll down to ‘here is a picture to color’ – the image is shown directly above the link) of Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus sitting up and peeking over the edge of the manger, 2 shepherds, 3 sheep and stable; plus more super cute Nativity ideas (scroll down); free printable

Nativity – colouring  (pdf; scroll down to page 2) from a Bible Society colouring competition; Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, shepherds, sheep and kids looking on; free printable

Jesus loves me – colouring book  (basictraining) a beautiful story book to print and colour with a Gospel message, explaining how Christmas fits into the 7C’s of God’s history from creation and corruption through to Christmas and the cross; and how Adam’s and Eve’s sin relates to us today. The Bible says that sin leads to death. But because God loved Adam and Eve He brought a lamb to die in their place. The lamb did not sin. The lamb did not deserve to die. God also promised Adam and Eve that He would send a Saviour to pay for the sins of the entire world, so that any one who believes in Him could be saved from their sin; 22 pages that can also be turned into a DIY activity book or sent a few pages at a time to your sponsored child; also available in colour and in Spanish; free printable

10+ Nativity – colouring pages  (ministry-to-children) plus these lovely ones: Arise, Shine for your light has come with Mary and Joseph gazing down at Baby Jesus; Two very different kings (the Lord Jesus vs King Herod) – colouring; No gift compares to Jesus – colouring; Happy Birthday Jesus – colouring a very simple colouring with balloons to decorate; free printable

325 Colouring Bible Activity Sheets for Kids  (Calvary Curriculum Original) each one is about 6 pages and has one colouring page and several puzzle pages. The ones which are Nativity related are: 143-145; 164-171. And you will also find them in Spanish here (scroll down to 143-145; 164-171); free printable

3 Nativity colouring pages  (lifeway) a lovely one of Mary and Joseph sitting holding hands before the birth; Mary about to lay Baby Jesus in the manger with Joseph and animals looking on; Baby Jesus in the manger with Mary bending down to Him while Joseph, the shepherds and the animals look on (and while Mary is doing that, a mother lamb is reaching out to her own tiny baby); and another lovely 6 Nativity colouring pages  Jesus was born; Wise men bowing before a toddler Jesus; Wise men; An angel visited Mary; Wise men on camels pointing towards the star; 2 Nativity colouring pages  Mary and Joseph smiling and enjoying their new baby; Nativity colouring  prophets told about Jesus; an angel visited Mary; Joseph’s dream; free printable

Nativity – colouring book  (kimmitzothompson) 14 pages to colour that tell the story of Jesus’ birth; free printable

What God Wants for Christmas – Activity Sheets  (familylife; scroll down to ‘What God wants for Christmas’ near the bottom of the page) to unwrap the true meaning and wonder of Christmas in this interactive nativity for children; free printable

10 Nativity colouring pages (abdaacts) – An angel visits Zechariah, Mary, and Joseph (3 pages); Mary laying baby Jesus in the manger – colouring with Joseph looking on, lots of animals around them and the angels appearing to the shepherds in the background; He has sent us a Mighty Saviour – colouring from the royal line of His servant David just as He promised, Luke 1:69-70;  Angels and Shepherds Rejoice – colouring decorated text; He will be called the Son of the Most High – colouring the angel announces; Glory to God in the highest – colouring; A Saviour has been born to you – colouring with bells, holly and Christmas star; Simeon recognises Jesus – colouring; free printable

Nativity – colouring  (answersingenesis) Mary holding Baby Jesus, Joseph sitting close to her with his arm around her; Shepherds looking at Baby Jesus – colouring with lambs looking on; No room in the Inn  showing a cut-away of a guest room in a house; Hope of Christmas – colouring 2000 years from Abraham’s promise, through King David to the Saviour; Joseph’s dream; Joseph and Mary knocking on the door of the inn – colouring; free printable

Christ is born – Nativity colouring  (inspired-imaging) the magi presenting their gifts under a radiating star; Christ is born – Nativity colouring (a close up view of the previous page); God’s gift to us – Nativity colouring; Mary and Joseph and Baby Jesus – colouring; all with a stained glass feel; left click to enlarge and then save; or click the ‘download’ button; free printable

Mary, Baby Jesus and the shepherds – colouring  (sermons4kids); Wisemen / Magi – colouring page  with camels and pointing to Bethlehem in distance; God with us – colouring  Mary holding Baby Jesus and looking down at Him; with Bible verse from Matthew 1:23; Nativity colouring  of Joseph, Mary, looking at baby Jesus, surrounded by animals; Nativity colouring  of Mary, Joseph and shepherds looking down at baby Jesus; Nativity colouring  of Mary kneeling by the manger; a sheep looking on; Joseph and the shepherds standing behind her; Nativity colouring  of Mary and Joseph looking down at baby Jesus; Angel appears to Mary – colouring  free printable

Christmas Nativity Colouring Booklet – The Best Christmas Gift  (mylittlehouse) 2 page fun cartoon colouring booklet available in various languages including English, Spanish, French, Portuguese; free printable

Nativity – colouring  (kidspuzzlesandgames) a cute Nativity scene with Mary, Baby Jesus, a shepherd and two sheep; free printable

Magi point to the star – colouring  (pixabay); Magi present their gifts – colouring a toddler Jesus held in Mary’s arms with Joseph standing behind them; Mary and Joseph escape to Egypt – colouring; free printable

Christmas Nativity colouring; magi pointing to the star; free printable

20 Christmas Nativity – fun doodles  (religiousdoodles) angel, shepherd, Jesus in manger, Christmas star, magi, Christmas carols, word art; you could easily combine some of these to make a really fun and unique colouring page; free printable

Precious Moments – Nativity colouring  (coloringbook4kids) Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus; Precious Moments Nativity colouring  with Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, shepherds, sheep and angels; Precious Moments Nativity Play – colouring a shepherd meets an angel standing on a stool; Precious Moments – Little Drummer Boy – colouring  looking at Baby Jesus; Precious Moments – angel blows trumpet – colouring; Precious Moments – Wise Men – colouring; free printable

2 Christmas Nativity – colouring pages  (lessons4sundayschool; scroll down) Baby Jesus in the manger with the star over Him; Mary and Joseph watching Baby Jesus; cute for younger children; free printable

Nativity – colouring  (playskilfully) Mary holding Baby Jesus, Joseph and the animals pressing in for a closer look; free printable

Baby Jesus in the Manger – colouring  (freefunChristmas) with His arms in the air; sheep; birds; Baby Jesus and wise men – colouring around the manger with the star radiating down; Nativity – colouring Baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, shepherds and sheep; for younger children; free printable

Nativity colouring pages  (Biblewise; scroll down) at least a dozen to choose from; free printable


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Nativity Christmas star – reflective colouring  (FlameCreativeKids) with the words, ‘And the glory of the Lord shone around them’; Emmanuel – God with us – colouring showing the houses of Bethlehem to help us think about Jesus as ‘God with us’ in our world, our homes and our families; free printable

Ornately adorned camel – colouring  (edupics) a close up of a very regal looking camel, fit for the magi; Wisemen / Magi pointing to the star – colouring and here’s a different version; Christ is born – colouring  Baby Jesus in manger with Mary tending to Him, Joseph and magi nearby; Cute Nativity Scene – colouring; Jesus in the manger – colouring with Mary, 2 shepherds, cow, donkey and sheep crowding around Him; Nativity – colouring  Mary, Baby Jesus, Shepherds, cow and donkey; Nativity – colouring  Baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph standing behind her; Nativity – colouring  Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus in the manger; Nativity – colouring  side view of Mary and Joseph standing either side of Baby Jesus, with the stable and star over them; free printable

John 1:14 – colouring  (flandersfamily) The Word became flesh and dwelt among us; vintage style baby in manger with dove hovering above Him;  Isaiah 9:6 – colouring  His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of peace; vintage style world globe, rolled up map and open book;  Isaiah 7:14 – colouring  Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call His name Immanuel; vintage style scroll border; I bring you glad tidings – colouring  white on black; shepherd watching his flock at night; free printable

15 Nativity colouring pages  (Honking Donkey) free printable

Joy to the World, the Lord has come – colouring  (KarlaDornacher; scroll down) country style Christmas baubles; free printable (for subscribers, but membership is free)

Christmas Nativity – colouring  (nonsensology; left click to enlarge then save) a pencil drawing in a sweet manga style with Mary and Joseph holding Baby Jesus, shepherds, magi, angels and animals around them

8 Christmas story / Nativity colouring pages  (Christiananswers; scroll down, or do a CTRL+F page search for ‘Gabriel’); free printable

Children dressed as magi – colouring  (funnycoloring) as part of a play; Magi on decorated camels following star – colouring; Magi journey on camels – colouringMagi bowing down to the new King – colouring (back view) with Mary, Joseph and angels watching; Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus and lamb – colouring  with children dressed as the characters; Mary holding Baby Jesus – colouring  inside a candle shaped background; free printable

Magi point to the star – colouring  (crayola) holding gifts and Bethlehem in the background; Mary, Joseph and animals hover over manger – colouring; Shepherds watching flocks – colouring; free printable

Nativity – colouring pages  (first-school) journey to Bethlehem; manger scene; angel visits the shepherds; wise men follow the star; free printable

30+ Nativity colouring pages + 11 Magi colouring pages  (supercoloring) free printable

Nativity Christmas star – fun doodle  (educationalinsights; scroll down) a large Christmas star with rolling hills backdrop; free printable

Jesse Tree – colouring  a Christmas tree decorated with ornaments about the Christmas Nativity story; or use the idea to make your own; free printable

25+ Nativity Colouring Pages (BiblePrintables): Baby Jesus in the manger with Mary and animals; A Child is Born; Mary bending over Baby Jesus and Joseph looking on; Animals hover over Baby JesusMary, Shepherd and a couple of kids watch Baby Jesus; Shepherd watching star; Shepherds see a great light; Angel appears to shepherds; Angel appears to Shepherds (2); Angel speaking to a shepherdCute shepherd boy in a play; Baby Jesus in the Manger with Mary and shepherdsAngels watching over manger; A Host of Angels over Baby Jesus; Mary and Jesus (inset) over a silhouette of Bethlehem; Journey of the Magi; The Magi KingsMagi point to the star;  Magi on camels following the star; Magi with Gifts; Magi journey in the nightChristmas Star over Bethlehem; O Little Town of Bethlehem; Evil King Herod; Flight into Egypt; more; free printable

Mary holding Baby Jesus – colouring  (miniaturemasterminds) free printable

Mary with baby Jesus and donkey – stained glass colouring  (sundayschoolprintables) free printable

29 Nativity colouring pages plus another dozen or so here  (oncoloring) free printable

24 Nativity colouring pages  (coloringhome) free printable  hundreds of free printable Christ-centred colouring pages; son/sun-catchers; beautiful Christmas Christ-centred ornaments with a stained glass look to make and colour or use for cards and crafts; even a Christmas wish list letter to Jesus (rather than Santa). Make as single or double sided or use in cards. Idea: print 2 copies on wax paper; cut out; add crayon shavings; then iron papers together to make a faux stained glass ornament. Or use 2 copies of normal paper (back to back); colour and laminate them. Use a hole punch to punch a hope in top and hang with a strip of paper. Plus cookie party ideas as an evangelistic outreach. All designed to remind us who the Christmas party is for; who Jesus is; and of the gifts that Jesus brought with Him when He came to earth…happy exploring! Scroll right down to the bottom of each page and read their instructions carefully to make full use of this site.

3 Nativity colouring pages  (Dover sample) Joseph leading Mary on the donkey; No room at the inn, but you can stay here; Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus with Bethlehem in background

Baby in Manger – colouring  (allkidsnetwork) with Mary, Joseph, cow, donkey, sheep, dove peeking at the baby; free printable

9 Nativity colouring pages  (raisingourkids) plus another one here: Mary, Jesus, shepherds and animals – colouring; free printable

The Angel appears to the shepherds – colouring  (Dover sample) for younger children; free printable

Christmas Nativity – colouring pages  (1plus1plus1equals1); Nativity – printables and more here for younger children; free printable

Nativity – colouring pages  (mamaslearningcorner) each character’s name is labelled for kids to trace over and make a mini book; Baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, angel, stable, star , wise men, gold, frankincense, myrrh, shepherd; for younger children; free printable

20 Nativity colouring pages17 Nativity colouring pages16 Magi colouring pages  (cathycreatif) free printable

Baby Jesus in manger – colouring  (colorthebible) with star shining down on Him; Baby Jesus in the manger – colouring with sheep asleep next to Him; Asleep on the Hay – colouring with Baby Jesus and Mary; Shepherds keep watch – colouring; Simeon and Baby Jesus – dedication in the temple – colouring  free printable

Baby Jesus in manger – colouring  (coloringcafe) with Mary, Joseph, and animals around him and a background of stars; free printable

Nativity – cartoon to colour  (christiancliparts) Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus and a couple of shepherds showing mainly their faces; Nativity – cartoon  pan out and a different angle showing the animals; free printable

Christmas ornaments with the names of Jesus and Bible verses – to colour  (thecraftyclassroom) plus links to more Nativity colouring pages; free printable

6+ Nativity colouring pages for younger children  (Biblestoryprintables) free printable

Nativity with the shadow of the cross – colouring  (freecoloringpagefun); plus 23 more Nativity colouring pages; free printable

Nativity – colouring pages  (Christianpreschoolprintables) and Nativity doodles to colour for younger children; free printable

7 Nativity – colouring Pages  (noelladesigns); also available as a more complicated Colour by Number (scroll down to bottom of page); free printable

Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus flee to Egypt – colouring  (benscoloringpages) free printable

Mary and Joseph going to Bethlehem – colouring  (bijbelspel); No room in the inn – colouring; Jesus in manger, Joseph and Mary, Bethlehem in background – colouring; Jesus in manger – colouring with Mary and Joseph and an inquisitive bull wanting to see the baby; Jesus in manger – colouring  kneeling and smiling Mary and Joseph; with simple lines for younger children; Jesus, Mary and Joseph and star in window – colouring  with simple lines for younger children; Jesus, Mary and shepherd – colouring; Shepherds come to see Jesus – colouring; Christmas star over Bethlehem – colouring; Magi follow the star – colouring; A young toddler Jesus on Mary’s knee and magi visitors kneeling before Him – colouring; Toddler Jesus on Mary’s knee and magi kneeling before Him – colouring; free printable

50+ Nativity colouring pages  (coloringpages1001)  free printable

Angels appear to the shepherds – colouring  (benstox) free printable

31 Nativity colouring pages for kids  (kids-n-fun) free printable

Nativity colouring page  (whatsinthebible) showing the real story behind Christmas; The Magi present their gifts – colouring; here’s a (stunned looking? shocked? sleep deprived? :) ) Joseph and Mary with Baby Jesus – colouring with Bible verse from Matthew 2:11; free printable

Christmas Village church – colouring  (DLTK; scroll down to ‘church in winter’ – then click on B&W) surrounded by Christmas trees and snow; more Nativity colouring pages for younger children; 10+ Nativity – colouring pages  free printable

Magi following star – colouring  (MrAdron) with Bible verse from Matthew 2:12 – Where is He who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east and have come to worship him;  Angel announces news to the shepherds – colouring  with Bible verse from Luke 2: 12 – But the angel said, Do not be afraid, I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you he is the Messiah the Lord;  Angels worshipping God – colouring  with Bible verse from Luke 2:13-14 – Suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising god saying, glory to God in the highest and on earth peace and good will toward men; free printable

Nativity – colouring pages  (DuckDuckGo)

19+ Nativity colouring pages  (Activity Village) and Nativity colour by number; members only

Nativity – colouring pages  (Calvary Curriculum Revised; NT001 to NT011) a great resource for kids with the angels looking like they have come from a modern day superhero comic. Topics include: Prophecies of the Birth; Genealogy of Jesus; Angel visits Mary; Mary visits Elizabeth; Zacharias and Elizabeth; John the Baptist; Birth of Jesus; Shepherds; Magi; plus more; and most are also available in Spanish (from the same page); members only

Jazz up your colouring pages  shrink down your colouring pages or combine them to make a unique scene; add a border, a title and a Bible verse to make your colouring pages more interesting with this easy tutorial





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7 thoughts on “Christmas Nativity ~ 500+ FREE Colouring Pages for Kids

  1. Pingback: Christmas ~ Links (Master List) | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  2. Wonderful resources!! This is awesome – especially for me as a children’s minister. I’m glad you found me and “A Couple of Stars and a Happy Face”. I very much appreciate the thumbs up you gave me. I will be stopping by your log again, and again, and again….. :)


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