7 Popular Christmas songs for your kids

by Udita Saklani

Expert 03This Christmas, celebrate the festival by singing these popular Christmas songs and carols with your little ones!

Is it that time of the year again? Christmas is a season of joy, peace, and great tidings. It is all about packing gifts for near and dear ones, baking cakes, sipping hot coffee, and snuggling into warm cozy blankets. Christmas time for some is a sacred family tradition, where they get together from near and far to spend time with each other.christmas-songs-for-kids-01

This year-end festival is especially popular with kids because they associate it with Santa Claus, gifts, and singing. Many people enjoy reminiscing and singing Christmas songs and carols from their childhood. In fact, singing carols and songs with your kids is one of the best indoor activities to celebrate a winter-festival!

Do teach your preschoolers the meaning of these songs in a creative way.

Presenting to you our season’s top Christmas songs:

1. Jingle Bells:

This one has a very catchy tune, and it is one of the first songs taught to a kid. It is immensely popular among kids. It goes like:

Dashing through the snow
In a one horse open sleigh
O’er the fields we go
Laughing all the way
Bells on bob tails ring
Making spirits bright
What fun it is to laugh and sing
A sleighing song tonight

Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells
Jingle all the way
Oh, what fun it is to ride
In a one horse open sleigh
Jingle bells, jingle bells
Jingle all the way

Buy a little bell for your toddler, and let him ring while he sings the song.christmas-songs-for-kids-02

2.Silent Night:

This is one of the cult Christmas carols, with a sweet and rhythmic melody. It is usually sung at Midnight Masses. Till date, this carol remains the essence of holidays worldwide.

Silent night, holy night
All is calm, all is bright
Round yon virgin, mother, and child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace….

3. Deck the Hall:

This song has a very festive and fun spirit associated with it. It is a traditional Christmas Yuletide and New Year’s carol.

Deck the hall with boughs of holly
Fa la la la la, la la la la
‘Tis the season to be jolly
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Don we now our gay apparel
Fa la la, la la la, la la la
Troll the ancient yuletide carol
Fa la la la la, la la la la….

Decorate your home with your little one, while putting this song on the tape.christmas-songs-for-kids-05

4. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer:

This one is also immensely popular among kids. It is about Santa’s favorite reindeer Rudolph who guided the sleigh for delivering toys to the children on Christmas eve.

Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer
had a very shiny nose.
And if you ever saw him,
you would even say it glows.

All of the other reindeer
used to laugh and call him names.
They never let poor Rudolph
join in any reindeer games…..christmas-songs-for-kids-06

5. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town:

This one carries a special message. It conveys the message that if children will be good and obey their parents all-round the year, they are sure to get gifts from Santa.

You better watch out
You better not cry
Better not pout
I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town
He’s making a list
And checking it twice;
He’s gonna find out Who’s naughty and nice
Santa Claus is coming to town….

Kids love dressing up as Santa, and this is just the perfect song to go along with it.christmas-songs-for-kids-07

6. The 12-day of Christmas:

This song talks about twelve little gifts on the twelve days leading up to Christmas.

On the first day of Christmas
My true love sent to me
A partridge in a pear tree

On the second day of Christmas
My true love sent to me
Two turtle doves
And a partridge in a pear tree….

This one will also help them learn their counting.christmas-songs-for-kids-08

7. We Wish You a Merry Christmas:

This is another very popular song. One of the best songs to get into the holiday spirit.

We wish you a merry Christmas
We wish you a merry Christmas
And a happy new year

Good tidings we bring
To you and your kin
Good tidings for Christmas
And a happy new year

These songs are sure to get you and the kids into the festive fervor. So, sing them along, and make the most of this festive season and new year.

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