These free printable Nativity coloring pages are the perfect way to de-stress from a busy holiday season and focus on the true meaning of Christmas. Each page features a Bible verse related to the Birth of Jesus. The pages are suitable for older children, teens, and adults.
Bible verses featured in these coloring pages include selections from Isaiah, Matthew, John, James, Corinthians, and Galatian. It includes popular verses John 3:16, Isaiah 9:6-7, Matthew 1:21, and Matthew 2:10-12.
The pages have varying difficulty. Some of them are easier and suitable for kids and older adults and a couple of them have beautifully detailed, stained glass-like images to color. My family loves coloring these Nativity coloring sheets. I hope yours does, too.
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We’re going to take a quick look at adult coloring accessories and tools before we get to the download area for your free printable Nativity coloring pages. Look for the row of purple arrows pointing at the button reading “click here to download your free printables” in order to access the Nativity coloring pages.
The best printer paper for coloring pages
I recommend using 32 lb bright white paper for coloring pages. It’s thicker than copy paper, which means it’s less likely to experience bleeding and feathering. It’s also smoother for a more enjoyable coloring experience. If it’s out of stock, this HP 24# paper is my second favorite choice. It’s still thicker and brighter than standard paper and it cost a couple of dollars less than the 32# paper.
- Made in USA: HP Papers is sourced from renewable forest resources and has achieved production with 0% deforestation in North America.
- An extra bright, white paper when you need to print full-color documents - HP Bright White24 is thicker (24 pounds), brighter (100 bright) and whiter...
- Certified sustainable: HP BrightWhite24 printer paper is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified and contributes toward satisfying credit MR1 under...
The best & markers for coloring
My favorite markers for “everyday” coloring are inexpensive Crayola Supertips. They’re affordable, easy to find, and fun for kids and adults. They have a fine tip for details, but can also be used on the nib’s side for broader areas of coloring.
- Sold as 50/ST.
- Markers have tips that are smooth, not scratchy.
- Fine line markers with a versatile tip that draws thick or thin lines.
Colored pencils are my personal favorite coloring tool. Prismacolors are my favorite colored pencils for coloring. Even the “student” lines of Prismacolor colored pencils are softer and creamier than brands like Crayola. Prismacolors color easily and are great for blending.
My family has fallen in love with multicolored pencils. I haven’t found the perfect set yet, but my favorites so far are these multicolored pencils. I don’t love every single color in the box, but I really use my favorite pencils constantly. We also use these tricolor pencils. I like the greens and blues in this set.
The image below is obviously not from these Nativity themed coloring pages, but you can see the multicolored pencils in action below: (The page is from this space girls outer space coloring book.)
Free printable Nativity coloring pages PDF
These free printable Nativity coloring pages for adults are shown in groups to help this page load more quickly, but each sheet has its own page in the printable PDF. License and PDF download information are located below the previews. Look for the row of purple arrows pointing the way.
I hope you enjoy these adult Nativity coloring pages! Make sure to check out these additional Christmas printables while you’re here on The Artisan Life: