Printable Winter Bookmarks to Color and Craft

One of the best parts of winter is snuggling under a blanket with a great book. Printable winter bookmarks make a cute winter coloring craft, and a place holder for when you need to refill your cocoa.

Finished Winter bookmark coloring craft with colored pencils on blue backgound with explanation text.

Download my winter bookmark after the project instructions, and be sure to check out all the printable bookmarks to color.

Coloring your Printable Winter Bookmarks

You can use almost any coloring tools to color your winter bookmark, as long as you choose the right paper to match.

  • For crayons, colored pencils, or gel pens, use a medium-weight cardstock.
  • For markers or acrylic paint, use a heavy cardstock.
  • For watercolor paints or pencils, use watercolor paper

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Collage of printable winter bookmarks with gingerbread men on blue background

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Colored Gingerbread men winter bookmark with colored pencils on blue background.

Make a Winter Bookmark to Color

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 Winter bookmarks make sweet non-candy treats or Holiday party crafts. These gingerbread men winter coloring bookmarks are easy for all ages to make and pair well with a book as a gift.


  • Printable Winter Bookmark file- Download after tutorial
  • Heavy white card stock
  • Dark blue card stock
  • Paper glue
  • Coordinating ribbon


  • Printer
  • Paper cutter or scissors
  • Hole punch


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

    Colored in gingerbread man bookmark layered on printed bookmark sheet and blue background.
  2. Use paper trimmer or scissors to cut out printed bookmarks along outer lines. I like a 12" guillotine-style trimmer for straight cuts.
    Printed gingerbread winter bookmarks on blue paper strips.
  3. Cut 2.5"x6.5" strips from dark blue cardstock. Glue each bookmark to a blue strip, and punch hole through both layers in center near the top.

    Black and White gingerbread men bookmarks matted on blue paper with colored pencils.
  4. Cut 8" piece of ribbon. Fold in half, then push folded end through hole. Thread loose ends through loop, pull until snug, and trim ends at an angle to prevent fraying.

    Gingerbread men colored bookmark in front of uncolored bookmarks and colored pencils.
  5. Hand out as a gift or activity for recipients to color as desired. If using as a party craft, see notes below.

    Printable winter bookmark after coloring, next to colored pencils on blue background.


For use as a party craft, place each cut out printed 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 winter bookmark.

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Finished printable gingerbread men coloring bookmark craft with uncolored bookmarks and colored pencils, with text overlay that reads "Winter printable coloring bookmark."

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