12 Days of Christmas Coloring Pages (Free PDF Printables)

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The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and creativity. One of the best ways to get into the festive spirit is through coloring and crafts, especially with themes centered on the classic carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Keep reading as we guide you through a variety of crafts and activities that you can pair with coloring pages based on this beloved Christmas song.

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1. Day One: Partridge in a Pear Tree Coloring Page

  • Coloring Activity: Start with coloring the ‘Partridge in a Pear Tree’ page. Use a mix of greens for the tree and a range of browns for the partridge to bring the picture to life.
  • Craft Idea: After coloring, create a 3D tree using green construction paper. Add a small brown pom-pom as the partridge and place it in the center of your paper tree.

2. Day Two: Two Turtle Doves

  • Coloring Activity: Color your ‘Two Turtle Doves’ page with soft greys, whites, and blues.
  • Craft Idea: Make a pair of dove ornaments from felt, and attach them to a wreath to decorate your door.

3. Day Three: Three French Hens

  • Coloring Activity: Bring the ‘Three French Hens’ to life with vibrant colors.
  • Craft Idea: Use the colored page as inspiration to bake hen-shaped cookies, which you can then decorate to match your artwork.

4. Day Four: Four Calling Birds

  • Coloring Activity: Color the ‘Four Calling Birds’ with bright and cheerful colors.
  • Craft Idea: Create a simple bird feeder from recycled materials and hang it outside to attract birds to your yard.

5. Day Five: Five Golden Rings

  • Coloring Activity: Use glitter or gold crayons to color the ‘Five Golden Rings.’
  • Craft Idea: Make golden ring garlands with gold paper and string them around your living room for a festive touch.

6. Day Six: Six Geese A-Laying

  • Coloring Activity: Color the ‘Six Geese A-Laying’ using earthy tones.
  • Craft Idea: Craft some egg-shaped decorations from clay or papier-mâché and paint them in various patterns.

7. Day Seven: Seven Swans A-Swimming

  • Coloring Activity: Use shades of blue and white to color the ‘Seven Swans A-Swimming.’
  • Craft Idea: Make swan-shaped bath bombs for a fun and relaxing bathtime experience.

8. Day Eight: Eight Maids A-Milking

  • Coloring Activity: Bring the ‘Eight Maids A-Milking’ scene to life with a rural, rustic feel.
  • Craft Idea: Create a mini milkmaid diorama using old shoe boxes and craft supplies.

9. Day Nine: Nine Ladies Dancing

  • Coloring Activity: Add sparkle to the ‘Nine Ladies Dancing’ page with glitter pens.
  • Craft Idea: Choreograph a simple dance routine and perform it with family or friends.

10. Day Ten: Ten Lords A-Leaping

  • Coloring Activity: Use bold and dynamic colors for the ‘Ten Lords A-Leaping.’
  • Craft Idea: Organize a mini Olympic games environment in your backyard with leaping and jumping events.

11. Day Eleven: Eleven Pipers Piping

  • Coloring Activity: Color the ‘Eleven Pipers Piping’ with traditional Scottish tartan patterns.
  • Craft Idea: Make simple homemade musical instruments from straws, like a pan flute.

12. Day Twelve: Twelve Drummers Drumming

  • Coloring Activity: Use rhythmic patterns to color the ‘Twelve Drummers Drumming.’
  • Craft Idea: Craft a drum from an old coffee can and balloons and have a drumming session.

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These 12 days of Christmas coloring pages and associated crafts provide a fantastic way to spend quality time with family and friends, fostering creativity and holiday spirit. So grab your coloring tools, gather some craft supplies, and start celebrating the festive season in a uniquely creative way!

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How to Get Started

To download any of the printables below is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Download: Choose the printable design that resonates with you. Click on the image.
  2. Print: The PDF file will automatically open. Print the PDF file on your printer.
  3. Start creating and/or using the PDF printable. Enjoy!

Each PDF download is created for standard US letter size; however, they also fit perfectly onto A4 paper sizes.

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12 Day of Christmas Coloring Pages Set 1

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Two turtle doves 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Three French hens 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Four calling birds 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Decorate tree printable Christmas placemats

While you’re here, grab our Christmas Activity Placemats for a fun and festive holiday!

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While you’re here, download our Christmas Card Printables to add a special touch this holiday season!

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Download the 12 Days of Christmas Set 1 (full set.)

12 Day of Christmas Coloring Pages Set 2

A partridge in a pear tree 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Two turtle doves 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Three French hens 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Four calling birds 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Reindeer Christmas drawing activities

Looking for more festive holiday activities? Your kids or students will love our ‘Finish the Drawing’ Christmas activity!

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Seven swans a-swimming 12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Eight maids a-milking 12 days of Christmas coloring pages

If your kids love the magical enchantment of unicorns, you will want to grab our Christmas Unicorn Coloring Pages!

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Download the 12 Days of Christmas Set 2 (full set.)

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Creative Coloring Ideas

Whether you’re a teacher looking for an educational activity or a parent helping your child learn about fascinating animals, cartoon characters, unicorns, places, community service jobs, or other things, coloring printables can provide hours of engaging entertainment and valuable information as a starting point for learning.

Whether it’s for kids wanting to learn more about how things work or adults dreaming of nostalgia, our free coloring pages make the perfect addition to any day filled with fun activities. You’re sure to find something that sparks your interest!

Getting started doesn’t take much—just a few supplies and some creativity.

So grab your crayons, markers, or colored pencils, and get excited about coloring and letting your imagination flow! You can even get a lap desk and take your coloring pages to enjoy in the car or while waiting for your turn at an appointment!

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