Help kids practice counting to 12 while celebrating the holidays in December with these super cute, free printable, 12 days of Christmas Coloring Pages! Simply download pdf file and print. There is a coloring page for each number 1-12 to go along with this popular Christmas song. This is such a fun way for toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students to practice how to count to 12, strengthen fine motor skills, and learn a classic carol at the same time.
12 days of Christmas coloring pages
Does your family sing the traditional twelve days of Christmas song? For some reason, it is my kids favorite -has been for years! We all pick a different number and sing that verse just us and then join in together to sing “and a partridge in a pear tree”. These free printable 12 Days of Christmas Coloring Pages are a simple, no prep way for kids learn this favorite Christmas song while practicing counting with this Christmas activity for kids of all ages from toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler you will love this easy math activity for December! Use as extra practice, December activity sheet, math center in your classroom, or seasonal supplement.
Christmas Coloring Pages
Twelve days of Christmas coloring pages
Print off the free Christmas coloring pages. Set out with crayons, markers or colored pencils for children to decorate. Kids will trace the number, count the cute clipart, and colour the picture.
Twelve days of Christmas Colouring pictures
There are several ways to use this 12 days of Christmas activity:
- Introduce one coloring sheet a day for the 12 days leading up to Christmas
- In December, give one worksheet at a time to reinforce numbers 1-12 and make a coloring book they can reference if you choose to sing the song as a family
- Hand out the coloring pages as a December activity sheet to use whenever you have spare time to fill with an educational activity
- You can choose to hand out the coloring pages to your group and each of you color and sing the part for the page you are given.
Christmas coloring sheets
In case you are not familiar with the song, the song that begun in England in the 1800s goes like this:
- On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me A partridge in a pear tree
- On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me Two turtle doves
- On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me Three French hens
- On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Four calling birds
- On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Five gold rings
- On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Six geese a laying
- On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me Seven swans a swimming
- On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Eight maids a milking
- On the ninth day of Christmas Nine ladies dancing
- On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Ten lords a leaping
- On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me Eleven pipers piping
- On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve drummers drumming
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12 days of Christmas coloring pages printables
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