The Ultimate List of Family-Friendly Christmas Movies
Get into the holiday spirit this Christmas by cozying up in front of the TV with the whole family and watching some of these amazing Christmas movies.
Here is a collection of some of the best kids’ Christmas movies of all time, including classics and modern favorites:
1. A Christmas Carol (1951)
The original black-and-white Scrooge flick is the perfect way to introduce your kiddos to the magic of Christmas movies. There is a reason why it tops all critics' lists as one of the best Christmas movies for kids!
2. White Christmas (1954)
This classic movie stars some of old Hollywood’s greats like Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney. It is the perfect way to introduce your kiddos to the golden era of the silver screen!
3. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
This cute kids’ Christmas movie is one of the best claymation Christmas movies ever made. It has inspired countless artists to get into this field, and who knows, it might do the same for your kiddos as well once they watch it! The best part? You can watch it for free on Youtube!
4. A Christmas Story (1983)
This classic Christmas movie will tug at everyone's heartstrings. Watch a little boy called Ralphie try to convince his parents to buy him the perfect Christmas present. A great choice for the whole family!
5. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
The entire Muppets gang shows up for this classic kids' Christmas movie. From Kermit the Frog to Miss Piggy and everyone in between, this is a movie that will put a smile on everyone’s face!
6. Home Alone (1990)
Every kid wants to be as cool as Kevin McCallister after watching this classic! When Kevin is accidentally left behind while the rest of his family goes on vacation, he has to single-handedly defend his home from burglars. Hijinks ensue, and your little ones will be left rolling on the floor with laughter!
7. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
With so many versions of this film to choose from, you cannot go wrong with any of them. However, your kids are going to love this Jim Carrey version of the classic tale.
8. Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000)
In the mood for some spooktacular fun? In this instant classic, Casper the friendly ghost has to scare at least one person before Christmas Day. Or else!
9. Elf (2003)
Will Ferrell is Buddy the accidental elf from the North Pole in this movie. He will steal everyone’s heart and crack your entire family up as he tried to track down his real dad in New York City.
10. It’s A SpongeBob Christmas! (2012)
This Spongebob movie is guaranteed to be a hit with every child and child at heart! In it, Plankton tries to steal the secret Krabby Patty formula as usual, and the chaos that ensues because of it will have your kiddos laughing out loud!
Add these delightful Christmas movies for kids to your family’s watchlist. Then watch one a day in the days leading up to Christmas and you will awaken the true spirit of Christmas in your little ones! Merry Christmas!