25 Days of Advent Joy

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by Marydean Draws

Are you looking for a tool to help you celebrate the real reason for joy this Christmas? This fun, creative, and super flexible resource includes 25 meaningful, beautiful illustrated reasons for great joy this Advent season. The artwork comes in three sizes and you can choose how you use them!

We hope these pages help you dwell on the “inexpressible gift” of God and help your heart “prepare Him room” in a season that can so easily crowd him out.

You can watch a preview of every page here: https://youtu.be/Q5JX6y4oUt0
You can watch an introductory video here: https://youtu.be/SlVBZvkkdAw

Includes the following printable cards and coloring pages:

  • Genesis 3:15
  • Isaiah 9:6b
  • Matthew 2:6
  • Isaiah 9:2
  • John 1:9-10
  • Luke 1:35
  • Matthew 1:20b-21
  • Isaiah 9:6a
  • Luke 2:10
  • Luke 2:13-14
  • John 1:14
  • Isaiah 7:14b
  • Luke 2:12
  • Luke 22:19
  • Matthew 2:10-11a
  • Philippians 2:6-7
  • Colossians 1:15-17
  • John 3:16
  • John 3:17
  • Colossians 1:19-20
  • Galatians 3:26+29
  • Romans 15:13
  • Joy to the World (hymn by Isaac Watts)
  • Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room (from Joy to the World)
  • 2 Corinthians 1:20
  • The Greatest Gift Printable Box Template
Ways to use these cards:
  • Choose one verse a day or one verse a week to meditate on--do what works for you!
  • Talk about the day’s verse over dinner as a family.
  • Look up the verse in the Bible and read the whole passage. Ask God to speak to you through His Word.
  • Thank God in prayer for something you learned about him in the day’s verse.
  • Have your kids color their coloring pages and then hang each one (with a piece of tape or washi tape) from a piece of ribbon strung across the room.
  • Punch a hole in the smaller version of the coloring pages and use a ribbon to hang them on your tree (or a Jesse tree if you use one).
  • Host a Christmas coloring party with Christmas music, cookies, and hot cocoa.
  • Send colored pages to family members or take to a local nursing home.
  • Give out the pages when you go Christmas caroling (along with a fun treat).
  • Use the coloring pages with your Sunday school class or Bible study group.
  • Give the whole set to families in your church. 

Format: A digital download that includes:

  • 2 PDFs, 29 pages total, 8.5x11" black and white coloring pages + idea for how to use the pages
  • 2 PDFs, 13 pages total, 1/2 page black and white coloring pages
  • 1 PDF, 7 pages, 1/4 page black and white cards

Scripture is from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Please help us be able to continue to provide great resources for kids and families by not copying and distributing the file or printables beyond your own children. Please choose the product version "Bulk License" for bulk downloads to use at your church, Sunday school, VBS, small groups, birthday parties, home school co-ops, etc.