Coloring is an activity you can do almost anywhere. All you need is a coloring page, markers or pencils, and a flat surface. In fact, these days, you can even use a tablet if you want to work electronically. With the busy, stressful holiday season, sometimes it is a good idea to sit down and unwind by coloring in Christmas coloring books for adults and teens.
Coloring has been touted as a good way for both adults and children to de-stress. It also moves our focus into our left side of the brain which relaxes all those right brain thoughts. You can tune out the world for just a little while. In that vein, here are a list of coloring books for Christmas which you can enjoy yourself or give as a gift to someone else.
Coloring is not just for kids. It is a great quiet activity for teenagers, adults and seniors which exercises the brain and the fine motor abilities. There are so many benefits to filling the pages of these Christmas coloring books for adults and teens. If you don’t like the choices I’ve made here, you can click through for oodles of other themes on both Amazon or Dover.
Full of whimsical and charming holiday illustrations for you to fill in with brilliant and lovely colors.
Christmas Designs Adult Coloring Book
31 Christmas designs for you to color in, these pages are heavy-duty and will hold up well to vigorous use. You can see several examples of the coloring book pages on the product page.
Christmas Coloring Book
Printed on bleed-through paper, this book can be colored with markers, crayons and even watercolor paint.
Winter Magic: Beautiful Holiday Patterns
This book is part of the Color Magic coloring book series, and has five sample pages for you to view on the product page. The entire series is really nice. You can see the others on Amazon.
Home for the Holidays: A Hand-Crafted Adult Coloring Book
A different take on the coloring book, this focuses on the home, and can give you inspiration for decorating your own home for Christmas.
Festive Christmas: Colouring Book
One of several coloring books by author De-Ann Black, this book is full of lovely coloring pages, one which is shown on the product page.
Wintry Christmas: Coloring Book for Grown-Ups
New this year (2015), this book has a mix of patterns and scenes including two white on black coloring pages. You can see spotlights of all of the pages in an image on the product page.
Christmas Magic: Fabulous Festive Designs to Color
Also part of the Color Magic series, this book is new in 2015 with some really cool patterns to color.
Creative Haven Christmas Coloring Books
This group of books is published by Dover Publications under the name of Creative Havens. They are all meant for adults, but can be used by teenagers also. They are extremely inexpensive, and some can be downloaded digitally. The links under each image take you directly to the Dover website and you can browse all of their coloring books and other publications. There is a discount if you buy 10 or more books.
Each book has 31 illustrations to color and they are all about $5.99. You can buy them on Amazon if you prefer to purchase there instead.
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