When it comes to Christmas songs that are great for kids. There is a huge catalogue of holiday tunes available for caroling and more. All Kids love Christmas and its gifting vibe. Giving them the right soundtrack can really help ignite their holiday spirit by making them even more excited for this festive season.
so here it is, I have googled and collated some of the top 10 Christmas songs for kids and where you can play them right now. So grab a piece of cake, brownie, some hot chocolate or just a cookie and enjoy these carols.
1. Let it snow
‘Let it Snow’ is a fun song that kids have loved. Perhaps it is one of the best versions of this song is the Sinatra version. So, why not teach your kids to sing the song from the singing legend! This iconic version of the song ‘Let it snow from the Frank Sinatra’s Christmas songs can be found on YouTube here.
2. Jingle bells
Well, who doesn’t know Jingle bells, it has long been a favourite amongst kids for ages. It is loved for its simple lyrics as well as it’s the festive tune. The nice part about this jingle is that it’s fairly simple for kids to learn, and imitate the lyrics on many different instruments as well.
The origin of this song is not known to many people. ‘Jingle bells’ was originally designed to celebrate “Thanksgiving” and it was actually titled as ‘One horse open sleigh” in 1857. This song has since spread almost everywhere and has become a popular Christmas song.
Here is the YouTube video that will help kids learn and enjoy the song:
3. Rudolph the red nose reindeer
Again, Rudolph- the red nose reindeer, is one of the favourites among kids and adults. Not only do millions of people watch- The Rudolph Christmas-special every year but they also hear the famous song to go along with it.
This song is about the tale of Rudolph, who made himself famous, by guiding Santa’s sleigh through a foggy evening to bring the beautiful toys to all of the children of the world.
Enjoy this song here:
4. Deck the halls
‘Deck the Halls’ is also a famous Yuletide celebration song which was actually created in the 16th century. The original title of this song was- Nos Galan- which means New Year’s Eve in the Welsh language.
Although this song is technically more about New Year’s, but it has become a holiday favourite among all. Here is the link to this Bing Crosby version of the song which kids will really enjoy sing along to:
5. Santa Claus is coming to town
This song comes with an excellent message for kids and prepares them for the holiday season. This song makes sure that the kids make the nice list over Christmas for Santa. As this is a big priority for many kids.
This song explains little more about why it’s important to maintain good behaviour over the holidays. Also why Santa might bring some of the bad kids, a lump of coal.
Here is the link to the song with completely or acts included in the video.
6. Frosty the snowman
‘Frosty-the snowman’ is a holiday story about a snowman that comes to life as a result of magic. The cute Frosty has since had a holiday special created for him as well as multiple spinoff episodes which all premiere around the holidays. A magical top ad brings Frosty to life and he plays with the children that built him, unfortunately however as the days get warmer and the holiday season passes Frosty starts to melt. This is a heartwarming song that kids love to learn. You can find a video here:
7. The 12 days of Christmas
The 12 days of Christmas is about getting 12 different gifts on the 12 days of Christmas. This is a great way for kids to expand our counting skills as well as memory skills. It’s also a fun song for kids to sing because of the repetition and the fun gifts. You can find a video for this song here:
8. Silent Night
Silent night is a more classic Christmas Carol that celebrates the birth of Jesus. If you are interested in a more traditional Christmas song to check out this video below:
9. All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth
This is another fun song for kids, this is about losing teeth over the holidays. This is especially fun for young children in elementary school to enjoy. As they can easily relate to losing teeth and the embarrassment of smiling with missing teeth over the Christmas.
Find a video for this song here:
10. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
We all love this song isn’t it?
This is one of the best songs that you can get kids into the holiday spirit. Also make sure that they are wishing everyone from friends and relatives- a Merry Christmas.
With some of the simplest lyrics and a gripping tune, this is an excellent song for children to learn through the holiday season.
Watch the song here
Hope you enjoy the songs, do let me know if you have any other favourites, would love to include them here as well. Also, share it with your family and friends you think would love these songs.
Till then, have a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New year.
Enjoy the holidays!!