Festive Christmas Bookmarks to Print and Color

A perfect partner for a holiday book exchange, these printable Christmas bookmarks to color make a great party craft. Use them for classroom parties, scout meetings, or anywhere you need a simple group craft.

Colored stocking bookmark with red mat on green background.

Don’t forget to look at all the printable bookmarks to color for additional holidays and occasions.

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Uses for DIY Holiday Bookmarks:

Besides parties, you can use printable Christmas Bookmarks for a variety of other occasions.

  • Teacher gift to students
  • Library Craft
  • Senior Holiday Craft
  • Snow Day Project

Use medium to heavy weight bright white cardstock for best results with colored pencils, gel pens, markers, or crayons. For painting, use watercolor paper and paints for a colorwash effect.

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Printable Christmas stocking coloring bookmark with colored pencils and green ribbon on white background with text overlay.

Make a Festive Christmas Craft Bookmark

My favorite way to make a bookmark stand out is to add a colorful background and some shiny ribbon. These extra details make the bookmark both extra cheery and sturdy. Print or save these instructions to your favorites using the buttons in the tutorial. Download the printable at the end of the post.

Red and Green stocking bookmark with colored pencils on green background.

DIY Christmas Coloring Bookmark

Yield: 5+
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: 1
Estimated Cost: under $5

DIY Christmas coloring bookmarks make cute non-candy gifts or Holiday party crafts. These stocking bookmarks are easy for all ages to make and pair well with a book as a gift.


  • Printable Christmas Bookmark file- Download after tutorial
  • Heavy white card stock
  • Red and Green colored card stock
  • Paper glue
  • Coordinating Christmas ribbon


  • Printer
  • Paper cutter or scissors
  • Hole punch


  1. Download and print Christmas bookmarks onto heavy white cardstock. Print as many as you need for personal use. File or finished project may not be sold.

    Red and green colored stocking bookmark and printable Christmas bookmark sheet on green background.
  2. Use paper trimmer or scissors to cut out printed bookmarks along outer lines. I use a 12" guillotine trimmer to get nice straight cuts.
    Printed stocking bookmark on red and green paper strips.
  3. Cut 2.5x6.5" strips from red and green paper. Glue each bookmark to a strip of colored cardstock and punch hole through both layers in center near the top.

    Green ribbon tied to printable Christmas bookmark craft.
  4. Tie coordinating ribbon through hole and trim ends at an angle to prevent fraying.

    Colored stocking bookmark with red mat on green background.
  5. Hand out as a gift or activity for recipients to color as desired. If using as a party craft, see notes below.

    Colored stocking holiday printable bookmark with colored pencils on green background.


For use as a party craft, place each cut out bookmark (from step 2) along with a 2.5"x6.5" strip of colored cardstock and 9" piece of ribbon into a zipper bag for ease of distribution.

Allow crafters to color as desired, then complete steps 3 and 4 on their own to complete Christmas bookmark.

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Download Printable Christmas Bookmarks

Use the link below to save the Printable Christmas Bookmarks to your device, then print as many as you need for personal use. See full Terms of Use for printables.

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Printable Christmas stocking bookmark bookmarks, both colored and uncolored, on a green background with title text.

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