Christmas Preschool Coloring Pages

Add these Christmas preschool coloring pages to your holiday festivities. Bind them into a coloring book or use them individually. Perfect for home and classroom use. 

Coloring is a fun way to work on fine motor skills. Kids can work on pencil grip while expressing their creativity. Add these to your preschool Christmas activities.

Use them as place holders around your holiday kids’ table. Or, slip them in a folder for a fun on-the-go travel activity.

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These free preschool coloring pages also a great way to introduce Christmas vocabulary and handwriting practice in a really fun way. 

Christmas Preschool Coloring Pages

To start, print out the preschool coloring sheets on regular printer paper. You can pop them in a skinny binder, or you can give your child one page at a time.

I love these Christmas coloring pages so much. I can’t pick just one favorite. What I love even more than their cuteness is the fact that you can sneak in a little learning with these pages. 

Each coloring page has a word naming the featured holiday item. This introduces kids to the fact that letters make up words. 

You can talk about beginning sounds and work on letter recognition, as well. Call out a letter and see if your child can find it on the page.

Have them say the name of the Christmas object they’re coloring. Focus on its beginning sound, and have them find the letter that makes that sound. 

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What can kids learn from coloring pages?

Coloring pages offer an array of educational benefits for children. One of the primary advantages is the development of fine motor skills, which are essential for tasks such as writing, buttoning a coat, or tying shoelaces.

As children maneuver crayons, colored pencils, or markers to stay within the lines, they are honing their hand-eye coordination and building up the tiny muscles in their hands and fingers.

Apart from physical development, coloring pages also contribute to cognitive and psychological growth. They stimulate creativity, allowing kids to experiment with colors and designs while expressing their individuality. Furthermore, the task of coloring can foster concentration and focus.

It presents an opportunity for children to learn about different colors, shapes, and symbols, enhancing their recognition and comprehension skills. Moreover, it can be a calming activity, providing a therapeutic outlet for children to express and manage their emotions.

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Preschool Books About Christmas

Reading Christmas books with preschoolers is a fantastic way to get them involved in the festive season while also promoting their literacy skills.

Preschoolers are at a crucial developmental stage where listening to and engaging with stories can significantly enhance their imagination, vocabulary, and understanding of narrative structures.

Christmas-themed books introduce them to the traditions, values, and magic of the holiday, cultivating a deeper appreciation and excitement for the season.

Moreover, they provide a platform to discuss different cultures and how holidays are celebrated around the world.

Fostering such an early love for reading can indeed pave the way for lifelong learning and curiosity.

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Bear Stays Up for Christmas – Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Meet the Herdmans—they lie, cheat, and love to give clonks on the head. They are, without a doubt, the worst kids in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.

Christmas in the Big Woods – Christmas has come to the Big Woods of Wisconsin! Laura and her family are excited to celebrate. When Laura’s cousins, aunt, and uncle arrive, they spend their time together eating sweets, playing in the snow, and reading. Their holiday celebrations are full of simple joys.

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Teaching Resources

Do you need a fun and unique Christmas gift? Christmas crayons are the perfect gift for kids of all ages! This crayon box makes a great stocking stuffer, classroom party favors and go great in a gift basket with coloring books!

This Christmas countdown tree ornament set includes a magnetic wooden tree, 24 magnetic ornaments, and 1 shining star for the top of the tree. An attached wooden ornament box helps to keep all the pieces together

In conclusion, gearing up for the Christmas season with your preschooler can be a joyful and educational experience. With activities ranging from coloring pages to engaging storybooks and hands-on crafts, there’s no shortage of ways to immerse your child in the holiday spirit.

Not only do these activities provide a fun and festive way to spend time together, but they also aid in the development of fine motor skills, literacy, and cognitive abilities.

So, as the Christmas lights twinkle and the holiday songs fill the air, remember to embrace this enchanting time of year as an opportunity for learning and creating lasting memories with your child.

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  1. Thanks for all the wonderful learning materials and ideas. My students are learning and having fun with your creative resources.