If your kids want to send out their own Christmas cards (or gifts) this year, encourage them to give something from the heart—like these printable Merry Christmas coloring pages! Once your kids are through with them, I know that these coloring pages that say “Merry Christmas” will make way cuter cards than anything you can find at the store. 🙂
While coloring pages that say “Merry Christmas,” such as the 3 options below, do make adorable Christmas cards, I also happen to have a super sneaky mom reason for loving them—they are clinically proven to stave off cabin fever! 😉 Yep, just one Merry Christmas card coloring page can help prevent your kids from climbing the walls once cold weather sets in. So, these printable Merry Christmas coloring pages are a win-win-win!
- Kids – Get to express their creativity and feel involved in the holiday season by making and giving their very own Christmas cards/gifts.
- Mom and Dad – Get to save money by having kids use a Merry Christmas card coloring page vs. buying cards and gifts. Plus they get to see their kids entertained with an activity that won’t leave the house in shambles!
- Gift receivers – Get a one-of-a-kind Christmas card or gift that they’re sure to cherish far more than anything you could buy at the store!
If you’re really lucky, maybe your kids will turn one of these printables into a Merry Christmas “Mom” coloring page! (Hint, hint.) 😉
Printable Merry Christmas Coloring Pages: Carolers
The best way to spread Christmas cheer is signing loud for all to hear!
– Buddy in Elf
You heard the elf! Snag this coloring page that says “Merry Christmas” and features festive carolers spreading Christmas cheer! This is the next best thing if your kiddos can’t deliver a card and Christmas song in person.
Printable Merry Christmas Coloring Pages: Snow Globe
Looking for a gift theme that is sure to delight this holiday season? How about snow globes, like the one featured in this Merry Christmas card coloring page? This is an idea that you and your kids can team up on … and what Mom doesn’t want to encourage teamwork?
To get started, download this printable Merry Christmas coloring page. Have your kiddos get to work on decorating the card while you start on the gift. For the gift, try out this DIY snow globe Mason jar gift. It even contains a gift card, which can work for anyone on your shopping list! 🙂
Bonus: Another snow globe gift option is this too-cute-for-words Olaf from Frozen Mason jar snow globe.
Printable Merry Christmas Coloring Pages: Tree Trimming
Speaking of teamwork, this adorable Merry Christmas “mom” coloring page (again, hint, hint) features Santa and his reindeer working together to trim the tree. If your kiddos can’t get enough of Christmas trees, Santa, and the reindeer, I’ve got you covered with these free Christmas printable coloring pages:
All of these printable Merry Christmas coloring pages make fantastic indoor craft projects, and better yet, heartfelt Christmas cards or gifts. They can also be a great opportunity for your littler ones to work on their spelling and writing skills. Have them turn these into Merry Christmas “Mom” coloring pages by writing Mom (or Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, etc.) on the sheet!
Which of these coloring pages that say “Merry Christmas” gets you and the kids the most excited? Share your experience and inspiration in the comments!
From my family to yours—MERRY CHRISTMAS!