There is something about Christmas that just brings me joy in my innermost being. I enjoy it so much! It’s exciting to think about the different ornaments to use every year. Get your kids excited about Christmas decorations with these free Christmas ornaments coloring pages.
Christmas is exciting!
There are just some of us who get super excited about this holiday season. I start getting excited around June. This is my mind: “YES!” We are halfway there!
I know, I know. Others will say it’s a long time away. OK, scrooge! Ha!
An article in the Science Times talked about the science behind putting up Christmas decors early to being happier and appearing friendlier.
In our minds, we make connections between the good parts of that holiday and trying to recreate them every year thereafter. Of course, it can have the opposite effect.
There is something about Christmas decorations that get families across the globe ready to celebrate.
If your kids love Christmas and coloring, then check out the free printable Christmas ornaments for a fun activity to get in the Christmas spirit. However, before then, let’s find out some more about the Christmas ornaments.
Interesting facts about Christmas ornaments
- The first ornaments were used in 16th century Germany during the Renaissance period.
- A small evergreen tree was used as the first three and the ornaments were candles, berries, nuts, and apples.
- The round Christmas bulb ornaments are also called Christmas baubles or Christmas balls.
- Christmas ornaments are usually made of brown glass, metal, wood, blown plastics, ceramics, or expanded polystyrene.
- Garlands of glass beads and glass baubles were first made in Lauscha, Germany.
- In the 1880s, F.W. Woolworth of America discovered the Lauscha’s baubles find in Germany and by the 20th century, Woolworth made $25 million for the popular Christmas ornaments alone.
- The most expensive Christmas tree decoration, that functions, is a $950,000 diamond-studded star.
- The largest Christmas bauble ornament is 15 ft 4 in (4.68 m) in diameter and weighed 2,425 lb (1,100 kg). It was executed in The Dubai Mall (Emaar Malls) (UAE) on 19 December 2018.
- In Ukraine, Christmas trees are decorated with spider webs – spider ornaments.
- Putting Christmas lights on the Christmas trees was started by a colleague of Thomas Edison. We should have guessed something like that.
- Popcorn garland is totally an American tradition. And we are NOT ashamed of it!
Now, let’s get our kids coloring Christmas ornaments with crayons, markers, crafts, sequence, and more as a fun art activity for the Christmas holidays.
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Preparing Your Heart for Christmas is a short 10-day Advent devotional and is suitable for children in grades K-4. Younger children will enjoy the daily devotions and discussion questions, Advent Coloring Pages, and Advent Scene Builder.
If you have an older child – no worries! When you purchase Preparing Your Heart for Christmas you also get Christmas Around The World Unit Study for grades 4 & up!
Free Christmas Ornaments Coloring Pages
Christmas Ball Free Printable Coloring Pages – These paper ornaments free coloring pages for kids to enjoy are from Coloring Book 4 kids. There are over 7 single-page Christmas ball coloring pages and more.
Christmas Ornaments Fun Set of Printables – This fun set of printables come in two different versions. The 1st page has 5 ornaments with simple shapes to color for young artists. The next page has 5 ornaments with more detailed shapes to color your older kids to enjoy.
10+ Christmas Coloring Pages with Ornaments and More – Help your kids to write and color within the lines with these 10+ Christmas coloring pages of various ornaments. You also will find a gingerbread house alongside these free printable coloring pages of ornaments.
May Your Days Be Merry and Bright Printable Coloring Page – Grab these ornament printable pages, especially an adorable ornament coloring page with text overlay: May Your Days be Merry and Bright. I think this one will be a great gift idea for family members.
If you are like me and you don’t love hands-on crafts, then using printable ornaments might be a great option for handmade Christmas ornaments.
Printable Christmas Stocking Coloring Pages – I love to see stockings hanging (even on a Christmas tree) during the holiday season. This themed set stocking coloring page has 8 different stockings to color in with different detailed patterns.
Bird Christmas Ornaments Coloring Page – What is the best thing about this bird ornament coloring page? Check out the directions to take this coloring page and make Christmas dough ornaments with your kids.
Christmas Ornament Coloring Page with Cutting Practice – This ornaments coloring page for Christmas has dotted lines around each ornament. Kids can practice cutting and fine motor skills after they have decorated the ornaments.
13+ Blank Different Ornament Templates – This variety pack of blank ornaments templates will allow kids the freedom they need to be as simple or as creative as they want to be. The outlined white pictures create a blank canvas for your artists at home.
Bible-themed (or related) Christmas Ornament Printables
Names of Jesus Coloring Ornaments – I can’t ever stray too far from lessons, crafts, or activities without bringing it back to the one who has created it all. Check out these precious Names of Jesus coloring pages to go alongside your lessons during Christmas time.
Jesse Tree Ornaments for Advent – Have you ever heard of Jesse Tree? It is a way of preparing for Advent in your home during the month of December. Therefore, the idea is to read a bible story each day, then decorate and hang an ornament. Each ornament in these coloring pages has a verse to read with your kids.
Printable Star Angel – What I love about this angel is that it isn’t your classic angel but it’s a spunky-looking star angel. This coloring page star angel is adorable and reminds kids about the angels that call heaven home.
Christmas Angel Coloring Page – Now, THIS is a precious Christmas angel ornament coloring page. Print this coloring page to add to your coloring page for the Christmas activities.
Ornament Printables for Your Older kids
Christmas Ornament Coloring Page – Your older kids can grab crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color these classy ornaments. Let your kids see the sample coloring page to see how cool it can look.
Hanging Christmas Ornaments – When you see this hanging ornament coloring page guaranteed you can almost hear the clinking Christmas chimes in the air. OK, maybe not but this coloring page reminds us all of the Christmas spirit.
Ornament Christmas Tree PDF Files Download – This graphic file is a precious picture of decorated Christmas balls stacked in the form of a Christmas tree. From Santa Claus to snowmen and penguins this precious full-page size image is a great way to celebrate the season.
Single Image Christmas Ornaments per Page
Full Page Size Candy Cane Coloring Page – Candy canes are also a staple of Christmas time. Now the rainbow candy canes have become just as popular as the red and white ones. See which colors your kids decide to use.
Full-Page Size Blank Christmas Bauble Printable – These two plain outlined white pictures of an ornament bauble find kids thinking about how creative they can be. The blank printable pictures provide a canvas where kids can use their imagination to make different patterns and images.
Coloring Page Classy Ornament – When you think of popular Christmas ornaments, this may not be it. However, this beautiful ornament is classy and makes you just want to use glitter to make it pop.
Beautiful Christmas Tree Ornament – This free printable Christmas ornament coloring page is a fancy high-quality design. Kids of all ages can enjoy this one, although older kids can appreciate the detail.
Santas Sleigh Bells Decoration – Sleigh bells ring, are you listenin’?! This lovely Santa’s sleigh bells decoration coloring page will get your kids ready for all the Santa Claus movies.
Celtic Round Ornament Template Coloring Page – This Celtic ornament design is taken from The Book of kells. Usually, the Celtic design has a continuous that is said to symbolize how life and eternity are interconnected.
Not done quite yet!
Single Page Christmas Bauble Pages – Check out these five simple designs that your kids can choose from. If you are having some get-togethers for the month of December, then these simple Christmas ball printables will be a great addition to your activity tables.
Unique Ornament Coloring Page – Of course, you can turn many of these ornament coloring pages into real ornaments, but these especially make perfect ornaments. Just color, cut, glue the front to back, hole punch, and add a string for the cutest ornaments in your tree.
20 Christmas Ornaments to Print and Color – These 20 Christmas ornaments to print on cardstock and color are 3-inch round circles. Your kids can just color them or print them onto wood for the coolest ornaments on your Christmas tree this year.
Merry Christmas and enjoy these free printable Christmas ornaments to help your kids get into the Christmas spirit this year.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!