Children love music and during the holiday season, it is the best way to introduce music, theater, and dance as well. Here is a collection of 32 links for some entertaining Christmas songs for preschoolers.
1. The 12 days of Christmas Australian Style
This is such a fun song that teaches about animals and the outback. Learning about Australian creatures such as Wombats, Kangaroos, and Koalas in an animated way to the tune of the 12 days of Christmas. Great for learning about Australia and fauna!
Learn more: The Mik Maks
2. Santa Shark "Ho Ho Ho"
All the children love the familiar tunes like "Baby shark", well at Christmas time Santa Shark is here to bring Christmas cheer and ring in the new year with this easy dance and sing-along tune for the holidays. Santa Shark is fun and easy for little ones.
Learn more: Super Simple Songs - Kids Songs
3. It's Raining Tacos on Christmas Eve
Christmas is a time for laughter, music, and joy. The children will love this preschool song and video about how it is "raining "tacos on Christmas Eve. It is fast but easy to learn and you will get your little ones dancing and jumping about. It is an action song for sure!
Learn more: Parry Gripp
4. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Pocoyo Style
Join Elly, Pato, Nina, and Fred in a traditional song of We wish you a Merry Christmas. Pocoyo is loved by all little ones and this is an easy song to sing along to while watching the funny video.
Learn more: Pocoyo - Nursery Rhymes
5. Let's decorate our Christmas Tree
Songs that rhyme and have repetitive verses are great for toddlers, especially songs with hand gestures. This is an easy-to-teach tune with hand movements. Kids will be singing and acting out the song in no time.
Learn more: Super Simple Song - Kids Songs
6. Reindeer Hokey Pokey
Time to get on your paper hooves and antlers that are easy to make and play the Reindeer Hokey Pokey Game. Have children make antlers using a headband, and hooves with craft paper. Now it's time to get your groove on with the Reindeer Hokey Pokey Dance.
Learn more: The Kiboomers - Kids Music Channel
7. Happy Birthday Jesus
Children will understand the meaning of Christmas if we sing Happy Birthday to Jesus on this special day. Many children only associate Christmas with Santa and do not understand that we are celebrating the birth of Christ.
Learn more: Worship House Kids
8. Jingle Bell Rock with Little Action Kids
No couch potatoes here! A fun follow-along song and dance with the Little Action Kids. Toddlers love to copy and move. Jingle bell rock with action and hand movements is perfect for tots!
Learn more: Little Action Kids - Sing and Dance for Kids
9. Go Santa Go
The Wiggles are back with a Classic "Go Santa go". Be careful not to pull out your back! This is a super interactive dance song that is perfect at Christmas time and to let off a little steam. Go Santa Go!
Learn more: The Wiggles
10. Mickey and Donald Santa Claus are coming to town
Mickey and Donald have hit the slopes! They are snow skiing in the mountains singing this classic song "Santa Claus is coming to town." A loved favorite by all.
Learn more: Angels Adventures
11. Prarie Dawn from Sesame Street sings "O Christmas Tree"
This is a traditional German Christmas Carol that has been sung from generation to generation. Children can learn to appreciate nature and the custom of the Christmas tree. It is a beautiful and relaxing song sung by Prarie Dawn on Sesame Street.
Learn more: Classics SM Fan
12. Deck the halls with the Paw Patrol!
Paw Patrol to the rescue with this fun sing-along classic with Skye, Marshall, Everest, and all the gang. Rock out with the Deck the halls Paw Patrol. Great fun for all and an easy song to learn! "Fa la la la la , la la la la la!"
Learn more: Nick Jr.
13. We wish you a Merry Christmas LOL Surprise Dolls
The LOL surprise dolls are here wishing you a very merry Christmas. Get your "Swag" on with Lady Diva, Royal Bee, and the rest of the gang this holiday. Have fun with this Christmas-spirited song!
Learn more: Kids Time
14. Shake and say Have a Merry Christmas
Toddlers love to move their bodies from morning til night. This is a great song that is easy to learn and do and they will ask you to do it again and again even when it's not Christmas!
Learn more: Judi Cranston - Topic
15. Gingerbread man dance and Freeze Christmas Song
This is a hysterical video and song that toddlers will love to sing and dance to. Children can learn all kinds of dances like the "Chicken", the Cha Cha, the floss, and many more. Super fun song with actions.
Learn more: Jack Hartmann Kids Music Channel
16. Fun first Christmas songs for the wee ones
Little children love songs where they move their hands, fingers, and arms to "act out" the song. These are some fantastic circle time songs you can teach in big or small groups. Patience and lots of practice and then they will be singing non-stop. Super for the kindergarten classroom.
Learn more: Mom Junction
17. The lights on the house go "Blink Blink Blink"
Dave and Ava bring us this wonderful magical Christmas song called the "Lights on the house" So time to get into the Christmas cheer, decorate with lights and sing along. Nice song during circle time.
Learn more: Dave and Ava - Nursery Rhymes and Baby Songs
18. Dinosaur Train in the Snow Song
Proudly brought to you from the Jim Henson Company the streaming version of The Dinosaur train Snow song is fun, colorful, and all-around good cheer for this time of year. Toddlers to children love the fun wacky dinosaur characters and friends. Dance with them to this Christmas beat!
Learn more: The Jim Henson Company
19. "Crazy for Christmastime" by the StoryBots
The Storybots have done it once again bringing us a fun-filled packed song and video all about Christmas time. Time to let your hair down and learn how to have a little fun. This song will get anyone in the mood for Christmas! Filled with laughter and joy!
Learn more: Netflix Jr.
20. "I'm a Little Snowman"
Many preschoolers and toddlers have danced and sung "I'm a little teapot!" This classic song has been revamped into a snowman song "I'm a Little Snowman". A fun interactive song that let kids participate actively.
Learn more: Super Simple Songs - Kids Songs
21. "Twinkle Twinkle Little Christmas Star"
This song is popular around the world to sing at Christmas time, here is a Christmas-themed version of it. Children love to sing, dance, and do hand gestures to this song.
Learn more: Singing Bell
22. Kwanza Christmas Song
It is important to expose children to other holidays and celebrations like Kwanza. This will help children learn acceptance and tolerance. eEvery day represents a value to learning unity, Families, and friends come together and light a candle every day, and special treats are enjoyed. Here are some Kwanza Christmas tunes that kids will love.
Learn more: Kids Sparkz
23. The Red-Nosed Reindeer
It wouldn't be Christmas without Rudolph guiding Santa's sleigh and that red nose that lights up and fills our hearts with joy. This is a great song to watch and sing along to. Also, it teaches a great moral about kindness to others, and not bullying anyone.
Learn more: Tiny Dreams Stories
24. The Nutcracker Suite
Children will surprise you when it comes to classics. They love theater, ballet, opera, and even classical music if it is presented in the right way. With the Barbie and Nutcracker, they can watch this popular music video about Clara, Prince Eric, The Evil Mouse King, and all of the fun characters who dance ballet, march and move graciously to this Tchaikovsky classic.
Learn more: Ovami Nyu
25. Lala Cat Christmas Song
This anime music video is fast, crazy, and funny. The song is catching and addicting. It has a very fast beat that makes you want to get up and start dancing and singing to Lala's cat We wish you a Merry Christmas.
Learn more: Lala Cat
26. Frozen Christmas Song " That time of the year" by Olaf
The movie "Frozen", brings so much joy and happiness and moreover hope. Kids will love watching the official music video sung by Olaf and friends. It really gets you in the Christmas spirit!
Learn more: Disney Music Vevo
27. Jingle Bells a child favorite with Pepa Pig!
Pepa and her friends are here to help you celebrate and sing the familiar song "Jingle Bells"
So much fun to see Pepa and the gang riding around in Santa's sleigh. An upbeat tune to dance around to and the chorus is easy to learn.
Learn more: Peppa Pig - Official Channel
28. Five Little Elves
Five Little Elves is a great Christmas Counting song to help little ones ring in the joy of Christmas, as well as practice their math skills. They will want to sing it again and again. Use paper stick puppets for teaching math skills. This is a great printable song. You can use Action with Fingers or finger puppets too.
Learn more: Super Simple Songs - Kids Songs
29. S-A-N-T-A is his name "O"
This is a counting song and a Santa Claus song every time we sing the Santa Song. Remove one letter. Just like the original, I had a dog and his name was Bingo, same concept. Children will be rolling in laughter with this song. So much fun!
Learn more: Super Simple Cats - Kids Songs
30. Hanukkah Song - Dreidel Song
It is important for little ones to learn early that not all children celebrate Christmas, that Hanukkah is a very popular holiday around the same time, and that is the best way to learn about other religions than by reading, watching, and in this case singing and playing the Dreidel game.It is important for little ones to learn early that not all children celebrate Christmas, that Hanukkah is a very popular holiday around the same time, and that is the best way to learn about other religions than by reading, watching, and in this case singing and playing the Dreidel game.
31. Away in a Manger
This is such a sweet song and the music video goes with it shows the true meaning of Christmas. To have hope and share food and shelter for all. Great for circle time or nap time.
Learn more: Kids Music CYP