These free printable Bible character coloring pages are perfect for children’s Bible study, homeschool, and faith-based schools. Grab an incredible 29 Bible character coloring pages with well-known people from both the Old and New Testament.
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Each page includes one character (with he exception of the Three Wise Men shown together on a page with the baby Jesus) and has the person’s name in large bubble letters to color in. This set doesn’t include every single Bible character, but it does include many characters. It was difficult to stop, but with 29 pages I thought the set was getting a little large!
For professional-feeling coloring pages that are fun to color, make sure to use a nicer paper (not whatever cheap feeling paper is in the copier). You can see side-by-side companions of the best papers for printables in this post. It focuses on planner printables, but papers that are good for colorful printouts are also good for coloring on.
I use and recommend HP 32# paper for coloring pages. It may not be practical to use it for a large Sunday school class or school classroom, but if you’re printing these pages for home use it’s worth it. The paper is thicker and brighter than “regular” copy paper, which helps keep markers from feathering. The paper also feels smoother, so pencils and crayons glide and color easily.
- Made in USA: HP Papers is sourced from renewable forest resources and has achieved production with 0% deforestation in North America.
- Heavyweight premium printing: HP Premium32 is a heavyweight (32 pounds), brighter (100 bright) and whiter (163 whiteness) paper with a super-smooth...
- Certified sustainable: HP Premium32 presentation paper is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified and contributes toward satisfying credit MR1...
In my experience, the best budget markers for coloring Crayola Supertips. They’re a bargain and fun for adults and children. The fine tip makes them better than many other markers for coloring details. These markers are available in a variety of shades and can be found in large packs for classroom use.
Some of the best colored pencils are Prismacolors. Even the more budget lines of Prismacolor colored pencils are softer and creamier than brands like Crayola. I’m a huge fan of having high-quality art supplies for homeschool use. Prismacolors color easily and are great for blending. A colorless Prismacolor blending pencil is the perfect tool for the job if you want to start blending colored pencils.
- Soft, thick cores are perfect for shading and shadows
- Ultra-smooth, even color laydown
- Lightfast, richly saturated pigments
Free printable Bible character coloring pages
Many important Old Testament and New Testament Biblical characters are included in this set:
- King David
- King Solomon
- Queen Esther
- Joseph Son of Jacob
- John the Baptist
- Three Wise Men
- Mary Magdalene
The coloring page printables are shown in groups to help this page load more quickly. Each sheet has its own page in your printable PDF. Download information and license terms are located below the previews. All of the pages are located in one easy PDF so you don’t have to download (and organize) 29 different documents.
Like all printable coloring pages on The Artisan Life, these sheets are available for personal and classroom use. You are welcome to use them in your own personal classroom, with your Sunday school class, your homeschool co-op, etc. as long as you are organizing the activity and not charging specifically to color.
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