Christmas Color by Numbers

Our Christmas color by numbers are a great way to keep kids occupied and learning during the holiday season.

All of our color by number worksheets are designed to help young learners strengthen fine motor skills while working on number recognition and color words.

Because these printables are print-and-go, they are perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. They can be used at home and in the classroom.

Make sure you provide your preschoolers with plenty of opportunities to learn throughout the holiday season.

You can find hundreds of free preschool printables here on the blog that will help you provide learning opportunities.

Christmas Color by Numbers

Our Christmas color by number worksheets are designed to help young learners strengthen fine motor skills while working on number recognition and color words.

Each of the eight printables includes a color code designed to help children reveal a Christmas-themed image.


  • crayons
  • coloring pages (below)

Completing the Activity

Christmas can be a fun time for preschoolers. There are many different ways to get into the Christmas spirit.

One way is to use color by number worksheets to help teach children about colors and Christmas.

These worksheets are available for free at the bottom of this post and can be a fun way to keep kids occupied while helping them learn at the same time.

First, give each child a coloring page and explain that they’ll use the color code to reveal a hidden Christmas picture.

Encourage them to identify the first number in the code and color in the corresponding number for each space on the worksheet.

Once they are finished, they will see a festive Christmas-themed scene.

These worksheets are great for number recognition, color words, and fine motor skills. Enjoy this fun activity with your preschoolers during the holiday season!

Creating a Christmas Unit Study

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and fun. It’s also a great time to teach your children about the holiday season. A Christmas unit study can help you do just that.

In addition to color by number worksheets, you can find a wide variety of Christmas activities here on the blog.

I’ve put together a list of some of my favorites that are perfect for preschoolers. You can find them all below.

Christmas Coloring Pages

These pages include images such as Santa, reindeer, elves, and more. Children can use crayons or colored pencils to bring these images to life.

Christmas Math Worksheets

These math worksheets are designed to help children practice addition, skip counting, symmetry, and more.

Christmas Dot to Dot Printables

Dot to dot printables are perfect for helping children work on number recognition and number order.

Christmas Letter Matching Alphabet Game

This letter matching game will give kids a hands-on opportunity to work on letter recognition throughout the holiday season.


In addition to tracing worksheets, preschoolers can also learn through Christmas picture books.

Below are some our favorite preschool books about Christmas:

The Littlest Reindeer (Littlest Series)The Littlest Reindeer (Littlest Series)The Littlest Reindeer (Littlest Series)How to Catch a ReindeerHow to Catch a ReindeerHow to Catch a ReindeerJan Brett's The NutcrackerJan Brett’s The NutcrackerJan Brett's The Nutcracker


The Littlest Reindeer – Dot may be the littlest reindeer in the North Pole, but she has a big desire to help Santa pull his sleigh! But Dot just can’t seem to fly the right way, no matter how hard she runs, leaps, and kicks. Will Dot learn to fly, or is the littlest reindeer just too little?

How to Catch a Reindeer – It’s Christmas Eve and Santa’s team is off to deliver presents when one of the trusted reindeer Comet decides to explore on her own… the perfect opportunity for our Catch Club Kids to trap her and prove Santa exists! Come along on this fun Christmas adventure to see if you can catch Comet!

Jan Brett’s The Nutcracker – Jan Brett makes this classic her own by setting it in snowy Russia and adding whimsical touches to the favorite elements of the traditional ballet. Enjoying this book will be an instant Christmas tradition for families who love the ballet and those new to the story.

Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers

Once you have finished reading a Christmas-themed book, why not get creative and do some fun Christmas crafts?

Here are five easy activities that you can easily do with your child.

Create paper ornaments– Cut out festive shapes from construction paper and help your preschooler decorate them with glitter, sequins, markers, and stickers. Hang your decorations on the tree or around the house.

Make a Santa handprint– Print out the free craft template, and use your child’s handprint for Santa’s beard.

Design gingerbread houses- Using graham crackers, icing, and candy, your preschooler can create their own gingerbread house.

Paint a Christmas tree– Draw or trace a Christmas tree onto a piece of paper and give your child some paint to transform it into a festive decoration.

Create Christmas cards- Help your child make homemade cards to share with family and friends. They can draw pictures, write messages, or use glitter to add sparkle to their designs.

Hopefully these Christmas Color by Numbers worksheets have been able to help spark some festive cheer for your children. Keep learning about Christmas with your preschoolers throughout the holiday season and make sure you enjoy all of the wonderful activities and traditions together.

Christmas Movies for Preschoolers

I love to incorporate movies and videos into our holiday plans whenever possible. They’re perfect for sick days or rainy days. Here are a few ideas for kids:

We all know the holiday season is so much more than buying presents and decorations.

It’s about spending quality time with our families, creating memories that will last a lifetime, and having lots of fun!

So make sure to keep learning, playing, and most importantly – enjoying!

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