Who doesn’t love printables, especially at Christmas? Today I’m sharing over 25 of our favourite Christmas printables.
From preschool crafts and jokes to art activities and paper ornaments. There’s something for all ages here (you don’t need to be a kid to enjoy crafts!).
You might also like these 50+ free Christmas craft ideas for kids
December is just about the most hectic time of year for most families. With all the holiday season festivities, it can be hard to find time for crafting and kids’ Christmas activities. In fact, I don’t blame you if you can’t fit them in at all.
This is where Christmas printables come in handy, saving time, fuss and in most cases being low-mess. Can’t beat that!
Some of the printables featured here are from our printables store, but many are free. The free Christmas printables are tagged that way in the descriptions.
Here are 25+ fun Christmas printables for kids
I don’t know why, but reindeer are one of my favourite Christmas themes to base crafts on. Maybe because they’re so magical! Here are some reindeer printables for kids.
- This reindeer handprint card was one of the very first printables we ever shared on our blog, way back in 2012 (eep!). Make the head shape using our template and personalise it with your child’s handprints (free template)
- Use our printable shape template to make these super cute paper roll reindeer (free template)
- Create a rainbow of freestanding paper reindeer with this printable reindeer template
- Print and create these reindeer pillow boxes and fill with treats for friends. So fun! (free template)
Here are over 20 more fun reindeer crafts for kids
Printable gift ideas
I just love handmade gifts and cards, because we all know that nothing says love like the time and effort you give to the people you care about. Help kids get gifting with these easy printable DIY gift ideas.
- This set of festive Christmas baskets comes in both full colour and black and white so kids can colour their own. Fill with treats and give them to somebody special.
- Print and colour this simple pop-up nativity card. Grandma’s going to love it!
- Make a super cute penguin card with this printable template
- Here are some simple 3D paper gift tags to add a handmade touch to wrapping.
Christmas printables for preschoolers
Got a busy, active, preschooler on your hands? Here are some Christmas printables preschoolers are going to love.
- Use our set of printable Christmas shapes to make easy recycled cardboard ornaments. This was a MASSIVE hit for my girls at this age (free template)
- Practice early writing skills with our pre-k lined printable letter to Santa (free template). Includes a pre-stamped, addressed, printable envelope to the North Pole too. Also fun for kindergarteners
- These printable gift bag toppers can be used to make ‘design an ornament’ gift bags for friends (free template). They’re perfect if you need a non-food, allergy-friendly, treat to hand out.
- Get kids moving, hopping, singing, shouting, and jumping with this set of noise and action Christmas dice. A fun game preschoolers will love. Also this would make a great addition to a kids’ Christmas party.
Christmas Nativity printables
Christmas can get overwhelming with all of the junk food, material, and fantasy elements kids love so much. Get back to the true meaning of the holiday with these nativity-themed printables. Perfect for at home, Sunday school, or in the classroom.
- Create the nativity scene completely from paper using our printable template – also comes in colour your own
- We also have a set of printable paper angels with different hair and skin colours (boys also) – colour your own set included
Christmas handprint printables
Nothing adds a personal touch to Christmas like a child’s handprint. Our printable set of handprint silhouette art templates combines a process art background with a personalised handprint silhouette design
Christmas paper craft printables
Paper crafts are awesome because they’re easy, cheap, and biodegradable. You can even do ALL your Christmas decorating with paper like we did one year with this collection of printable Christmas papercrafts.
Advent calendar printables
Who doesn’t love a DIY advent calendar? Here are some printables for advent to make the Christmas countdown easy for you.
- Colour a bauble each day and glue it onto your paper craft Christmas tree with this Christmas advent tree printable (free template)
- If you’re going for envelopes or mini paper bags with a chocolate Santa, these Christmas-themed would you rather cards would make a fun addition (free template). They’re also fun for generating discussions around mealtimes, or adding to DIY Christmas crackers (the bon-bon kind), one of our favourite Christmas traditions
- Count down the days to Christmas with a Christmas-themed advent art journal. Use one drawing prompt per day to get kids creativity flowing (free template).
- Our printable Christmas joke cards make great additions to DIY advent calendars (free template).
Here are more DIY advent calendar ideas for kids
Printable Christmas decorating ideas
Decorate for Christmas the fun way with these easy and fun Christmas decorating printables for kids.
- Make a paper village from cups and our glue-on rooftops, windows, and doors. This makes a great mantlepiece decoration. Also includes printable trees (free template).
- These printable mini paper lanterns are super easy for all ages. they’re small enough to become tree ornaments and you can light them up with LED candles (free template).
- This 3D Christmas tree doodle art make great decorative wall art for Christmas. Doodling is soothing and relaxing for all ages.
- Mini paper angel ornaments are so cute, colourful and quick to make (free template).
Here are 25 more sweet angel crafts
More easy Christmas ideas for kids
- Make some Cinnamon Cookie play dough with this easy recipe
- Christmas leaf painting is a fun idea that will keep kids busy
- How to make your own Christmas crackers – so much more fun than store-bought ones!
- Use cookie cutters to create cute and easy handmade Christmas cards
- Here are over 20 fun and easy snowman crafts
- Check out these fun, free printable ideas for keeping kids busy ANY time of year
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