When Christmas comes around every year, it can be easy to get caught up in the presents, decorations and festivity.
This can also make it possible to forget the origins of Christmas, and this collection of free Nativity coloring pages for kids is here to remind us what it’s all about!
These 20 pages will be covering some different scenarios from the Nativity scene that are drawn in a variety of different styles.
So get ready to travel back in time to that fateful night of the first ever Christmas as we begin this collection of coloring pages!
20 Brand New Nativity Coloring Pages – Free to Print and Color
We will begin this wondrous collection with our first Nativity coloring sheet. This page shows the classic scene of baby Jesus in his manger with his proud parents sitting above him.
To make the scene even better, we have details such as little lambs and a cow to show that they are in a stable. How will you get this collection started with your colors?
This nativity coloring page shows the very first Christmas. You can color a cozy stable with Mary, Joseph, and the precious baby Jesus.
The new family is gathered around the manger where Jesus is sleeping on soft hay.
A curious cow and sheep are peeking in to see the special baby boy who will grow up to be our Savior. Add your favorite colors to Mary’s clothes and the animals’ fur.
Don’t forget to color the wooden stable walls and beams, and the bright guiding star shining in the night sky over Bethlehem.
Next, we have the Nativity scene done in a different style.
You’ll notice that there are halos around the heads of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus, and these make it look like an old painting of the Nativity scene.
These halos would also look great with some bright yellows to make them stand out.
We have another style for you to color with this third page of the collection. Here Mary is lovingly holding her special baby, and the stars are shining brightly above them.
Using some more bright yellows for the stars with a darker color for the night sky would look amazing!
This peaceful coloring page depicts the holy family in the stable on the very first Christmas eve. Mary is kneeling in prayer beside the manger where baby Jesus is sleeping on soft hay.
The wooden stable door is open to allow the guiding star’s light to shine down from the heavens.
As you color this scene, think about how nervous but overjoyed Mary and Joseph must have felt meeting their newborn son for the first time.
What colors will you use for Mary’s headscarf and long dress? How about Joseph’s robes and sandals?
There is a lovely peaceful feeling to the next depiction of the Nativity scene that we have for you.
Mary and Joseph are looking very relaxed after their stressful day, and the Star of Bethlehem is big and proud above them.
We would use some lighter shades done with some watercolors and colored pencils for this Nativity coloring page, but what are you thinking of using?
On the night that Jesus was born, an angel appeared in the skies over Bethlehem to share the joyful news.
This coloring page shows a shepherd keeping watch over his flock of sheep at night. He looks up in awe at the bright star that signals the birth of the savior.
In the distance you can see the stable where Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus are gathered. As you color, imagine how amazed the shepherd must have felt to hear he was invited to come worship the newborn king.
In this next picture, there are so many incredible details for you to color in! Not only do we see Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus, but there is also an angel along with a king, wise man and some animals.
This is a picture you can really take your time on as you have fun coloring all of the smaller details that are included.
Next, we have a Nativity depiction that is simple yet effective. We see the stable and the star above, but the focus is drawn inwards towards the main trio of the scene.
You could also add some extra background details to the areas surrounding the stables if you’re feeling creative!
We’ve seen the stable in many of the previous pages of this collection of free Nativity coloring pages for kids, but this time we bring the focus even closer to the family than the previous page.
We get to see some great details in the designs of the characters, and it gives you a lot to color in. The star is also above them for an extra splash of bright color!
This beautiful nativity coloring page depicts Mary and Joseph gazing in wonder at baby Jesus in the manger.
Mary is kneeling with her hands clasped in reverent prayer. Saint Joseph stands over them protectively holding a lantern to light up the stable.
As you color this scene, think about how nervous and overjoyed the holy family must have felt meeting their precious new baby for the very first time.
Let the light of the guiding star shine down over the stable in joyful celebration of Jesus’ birth on the very first Christmas morning.
The style that this next page has been drawn in is really great! It’s another one that is highly detailed, and that again means lots of coloring fun.
We see the happy family here, and there is even a cute sheep gazing up at the newborn baby. This one will be such a charming Nativity scene once you have added your colors!
In this next scene, the characters of Mary and Joseph have been drawn with special attention paid to their faces.
This allows us to read their facial expressions and get a feeling for what they are thinking. You can imagine the joy and relief they are feeling in this very special moment!
How will you depict what they are feeling by using your colors?
This next Nativity coloring printable is possibly the most detailed one yet! When a picture has lots of small details like this, it can be a bit intimidating to fill them all in.
This would be another image that we think some colored pens and pencils would be perfect for. These mediums would be great because they allow you to be very precise with your coloring.
We have a really cozy depiction of the Nativity scene up next! Here the happy family is close together, and there is plenty of hay around them to keep everything nice and warm.
There is even an adorable little lamb kneeling down by Mary, and it makes for such a sweet little detail! How will you color this inviting Nativity scene?
A very interesting style has been used for this next page. It’s another one that is highly detailed, and that means you can incorporate so many different kinds of colors and color combinations.
There are no wrong ways to color this picture, and we can’t wait to see what colors and art mediums you choose for it!
This coloring page shows the joy of Christmas with Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus together in the stable, watched over by a splendid angel.
The angel is announcing the glad tidings of Jesus’ birth to the whole world.
Mary looks down lovingly at Jesus in the manger while Joseph stands watch over them. You can color the wooden stable, starry sky, palm trees, and bright Christmas poinsettias.
As you color, think about how you can share the wonderful news of Jesus’ birth with others during this Christmas season.
Next, we have another Nativity coloring page that is highly detailed. In a fun touch, the newborn baby Jesus is being watched over by a donkey and a cow behind the happy parents.
The background has been left blank, so you could again draw some extra background details if you are feeling creative!
It’s a real barnyard scene that we have for you in this next image! We have a chicken and two lambs enjoying the cozy atmosphere, and we even get some details of the barn itself behind them.
This is such a wonderful design of the famous Nativity scene, and now it’s up to you to make the design even better as you work your creative magic on it!
We have one more Nativity coloring sheet for you to enjoy, and it’s another wonderful depiction.
There are some more hallows around the heads of all involved, and it again makes you think of old Renaissance paintings.
For this reason, it could be fun to use some paint mediums to make this image look even more like an old painting!
Nativity Coloring Pages – Which will you choose?
We hope that you enjoyed this trip back to the very first Christmas Eve in this collection of free Nativity coloring pages for kids!
We tried to include lots of different styles so that you can use all of your favorite mediums and colors.
These pages are also fun to share with others, and we have many more awesome coloring page collections for you to enjoy on our website!
When you have finished some of your favorite pages, you can share some of them on our Facebook and Pinterest pages for us to see and enjoy. We can’t wait to enjoy the Christmas spirit with you!