Top 15+ Most Popular Christmas Songs For Your Toddlers

Christmas is a time for merriment, joy, and celebration! Christmas festivities become double the fun with carols spreading cheer and laughter. Christmas songs for toddlers can make the little one in your house excited with the festive spirit. While there are famous Christmas songs such as Feliz Navidad, Silent Night, Joy To The World, Jingle Bells, Let it Snow, The First Noel, and Little Drummer Boy, let us have a look at a few more.

Here is a compilation of some Christmas songs that your toddlers may groove to and enjoy. The lyrics are easy to follow and can help your kids enjoy the spirit of Christmas.

Top 15+ Christmas Songs For Toddlers Or Preschoolers To Sing Along To

Here are 15 easy Christmas songs for preschoolers that they will love:

1. Way Up High On The Christmas Tree

Way up on a Christmas tree

Here is a cute Christmas song you can teach your preschooler while they help you set up the Christmas tree.

“Way up high on the Christmas tree (point up)
Two little candy canes winked at me (wink),
So I shook that tree as hard as I could (pretend to shake tree)
And down dropped those candy canes (squat down)
Mmm, Mmm, Good!! (rub tummy)”

Make sure to teach your preschooler the actions listed in the parenthesis to make the song livelier and more fun than normal!

2. Little Reindeer

Here is an easy way to teach your preschooler counting while enjoying the Christmas song.

“One little, two little, three little reindeer
Four little, five little, six little reindeer
Seven little, eight little, nine little reindeer
Pulling Santa’s Sleigh”

Sing this to the tune of the nursery rhyme ‘One little two little three little fingers’.

3. I’m A Little Christmas Tree

Your toddler can help you decorate the Christmas tree while singing the song below.

“I’m a little Christmas tree tall and straight
Here are my branches for you to decorate.
First you put the star on the very top
Just be careful that my balls don’t drop.”

Let your toddler sing this to the tune of the nursery rhyme ‘I’m a little teapot.’

4. My Candy Cane

My Candy Cane, Christmas songs for toddlers

Christmas is all about candy cane, so why not teach your toddler about the same as a song?

“This is my candy cane for all who’d like to see,
I can put it anywhere even on the tree.
It reminds me of Christmas time and of the falling snow,
But most of all when Santa goes, ho, ho, ho!”

Maybe you could treat your toddler to a candy cane after singing the preschool Christmas song?

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5. Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star

Of course, your preschooler must be knowing this song by now, so why not add some fun hand movements to the same and change it to a Christmas theme?

“Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
Way up high is where you are
Shining bright for all to see
On the top of our tree
Twinkle Twinkle Christmas star
Way up high is where you are.”

Make your toddler sing this to the tune of ‘Twinkle twinkle little star.’

6. Christmas Stocking

Here is a cute Christmas song for toddlers that will teach them just what they can expect from that special stocking this Christmas!

“An article of clothing, This month I’ll want to use,
But not where you’d imagine, down inside my shoes!
Oh, no! It’s more important! It won’t be used in walking!
For Santa Claus will fill it, It’s my Christmas Stocking.”

Sing the song while you help your toddler hang Christmas stockings around the house.

7. Christmas Secrets

Sit down with your preschooler and whisper these cute lyrics in their ears.

“I know so many secrets, such secrets full of fun;
But if you hear my secrets, please don’t tell anyone.
Here are some lights that twinkle, here is an ornament.
Here is a great big present, from Grandpa it was sent.
And on the very tip-tip top, an angel you can see,
What is the secret? Can’t you tell? Why, it’s a Christmas tree!”

Ask your preschooler what their special Christmas secret is!

8. We Wish You A Merry Christmas

We wish you a merry christmas

Make sure the entire family sings this song together with your toddler.

“We wish you a Merry Christmas
We wish you a Merry Christmas
We wish you a Merry Christmas
And a Happy New Year.

Now let’s all do a little clapping (clap),
Now let’s all do a little clapping(clap),
Now let’s all do a little clapping (clap),
And spread Christmas cheer (raise arms above head)

Now let’s all do a little jumping (jump),

Now let’s all do a little jumping(jump),
Now let’s all do a little jumping (jump)
And spread Christmas cheer (raise arms above head)

Now let’s all do a little waving (wave),
Now let’s all do a little waving(wave),
Now let’s all do a little waving(wave),
And spread Christmas cheer (raise arms above head)

We wish you a Merry Christmas
We wish you a Merry Christmas
We wish you a Merry Christmas
And a Happy New Year.”

Use this song to help your toddler celebrate New Year as well.

9. Five Little Christmas Trees

Here is an easy and fun way to teach your toddler how to count.

“Five little Christmas Trees (Hold up Five Fingers),
Standing all alone
Their hearts were very sad (Make Sad Face)
‘Cause they hadn’t found a home
Then chop went the axe (chopping)
And down fell the tree (clap)
And off she went with a happy family! (Make Happy Face)

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Four little Christmas Trees (Hold up Four Fingers),
Standing all alone
Their hearts were very sad (Make Sad Face)
‘Cause they hadn’t found a home
Then chop went the axe (chopping)
And down fell the tree (clap)
And off she went with a happy family! (Make Happy Face)

Three little Christmas Trees (Hold up Three Fingers),
Standing all alone
Their hearts were very sad (Make Sad Face)
‘Cause they hadn’t found a home
Then chop went the axe (chopping)
And down fell the tree (clap)
And off she went with a happy family! (Make Happy Face)

Two little Christmas Trees (Hold up Two Fingers),
Standing all alone
Their hearts were very sad (Make Sad Face)
‘Cause they hadn’t found a home
Then chop went the axe (chopping)
And down fell the tree (clap)
And off she went with a happy family! (Make Happy Face)

One little Christmas Trees (Hold up One Fingers),
Standing all alone
Her heart was very sad (Make Sad Face)
‘Cause she hadn’t found a home
Then chop went the axe (chopping)
And down fell the tree (clap)
And off she went with a happy family! (Make Happy Face)

No little Christmas Trees
Standing all alone
Their hearts were very happy
‘Cause they all found a home”

Let your preschooler sing this to the tune of ‘Five little butterflies.’ Ask him to perform the actions listed within the parenthesis.

10. Merry Christmas Elf

If your preschooler can identify an elf, they will love singing this song!

“Round and round the Christmas tree,
Santa chased the elf.
Santa caught him and gave him a kiss.
Merry Christmas, elf.”

Why don’t you teach your preschooler how to draw an elf?

11. Santa Is Back

Santa is back, Christmas songs for toddlers

What a cute way to teach your toddler about body parts!

“Two merry brown eyes, a cute little nose,
A long snowy beard, two cheeks like a rose,
A round chubby form, a big bulging sack;
Hooray for old Santa, we’re glad that he’s back!”

Teach your toddler how to draw an easy Santa face.

12. Five Little Reindeer

Use this song to teach your preschooler about counting, as well as the different characters related to Christmas.

“The first little reindeer went to the market,
To buy some Christmas trees.
The second little reindeer went to the elf shop,
To supervise the toys.
The third little reindeer hurried to he cookie factory,
To prepare for girls and boys.
The fourth little reindeer went to the TV stations,
To ready the Christmas shows.
And the fifth little reindeer went to see Heat Miser and Cold Miser
To order the season’s snows.”

Get your preschooler some reindeer horns to sing along to this one.

13. When Santa Comes Down The Chimney

Make sure you sing this song to your toddler at bedtime.

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“When Santa comes down the chimney, I should like to peek,
But he’ll never come, no never, until I’m fast asleep!”

Use the song to get your toddler to bed.

14. Toys On The Christmas Tree

Maybe your toddler can help you set up the Christmas tree decorations while singing this one?

“This little drum under a tree,
Santa put it there just for me.

With a boom-boom, rat-a-tat, rummy-tummy-tum,

Christmas day is so much fun!
This little train under the tree,
Santa put it there just for me,

With a chug-chug, choo-choo, rummy-tummy-tum,

Christmas day is so much fun!
This little doll under the tree,
Santa put it there just for me,

With a Ma-ma, Ma-ma, rummy-tummy-tum,

Christmas day is so much fun!”

Bring out your toddler’s toys while singing this song.

15. Christmas Bell

Christmas Bell

”I’m a little Christmas bell.
I like to sing a Christmas song.
When I sing, you hear me ring,
Ding-dong, ding-dong.”

Hand a little bell to your preschooler while performing this song.

16. All I Want For Christmas Is You

Get your kids into the zone of love and fun for Christmas with this lovely song!

“I don’t want a lot for Christmas
There is just one thing I need
I don’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree
I just want you for my own
More than you could ever know
Make my wish come true
All I want for Christmas is you.”

17. Driving Home For Christmas

Christmas is all about spending time and creating beautiful memories with your loved ones. So why not welcome that joyous feeling with this song?

“I’m driving home for Christmas
Oh, I can’t wait to see those faces
I’m driving home for Christmas, yea
Well I’m moving down that line
And it’s been so long
But I will be there
I sing this song
To pass the time away
Driving in my car
Driving home for Christmas.”

Teaching your toddler Christmas songs could be fun and help get into the holiday spirit. So, start with any of the Christmas songs for toddlers and preschoolers from the above list, whether it’s one of our all-time favorites, like “Little Reindeer,” “Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star,” or “We Wish You A Merry Christmas,”. Focus on a few when teaching your toddlers and preschoolers to sing rather than trying to teach all of the carols at once. Most importantly, make singing and caroling a fun activity for your toddler.

Key Pointers

  • Christmas songs for toddlers bring magic and joy to the holiday season.
  • Choose fun and educational songs, enhancing learning during singing time.
  • Teach popular songs like Jingle Bells with gestures and praise them to boost confidence.
  • Make songs fun by telling the story, showing pictures, and singing together.

Spread the Christmas cheer with these beloved Christmas singalong tunes that are perfect for kids of all age groups.

Article written by Baby Plumbing

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