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Christmas Carols for Kids

Christmas Carols for Kids

Christmas carols are an inseparable part of the holiday cheer. This CelebrationJoy article lists some that can be easily appreciated or sung by tiny tots...
CelebrationJoy Staff
Whether you agree with me or not, I have to say that no one enjoys the true beauty and joy of Christmas more than the kids. The joy that they express when they see the first snowflakes, when they decorate the Christmas tree, when they open their presents, when they go singing Christmas songs or carols, their innocent belief in Santa! Try to see Christmas through the eyes of a child and you will see the entire world covered in a blanket of love, joy, and revelry.

Here are some songs that preserve the perfect spirit of the holidays, and can be easily learned by the children in your household.

Carols for Kids

Carols are usually sung in order to praise the Lord, and also to praise the beauty of the festive season, when people forget all their hatred for each other, when the world is full of love and joy and happiness. Listening to kids singing these carols is a great experience.
  • The 12 Days of Christmas
  • All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth
  • Do You Hear What I Hear
  • Frosty The Snowman
  • I'm Gettin' Nuttin' For Christmas
  • It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas
  • Joy to the World
  • The Little Drummer Boy
  • We Three Kings
  • Silent Night
  • Here Comes Santa Claus
  • The First Noel
  • Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
  • Angels We Have Heard On High
  • Away in a Manager
  • The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't be Late)
  • Deck the Halls
  • Jingle Bell Rock
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • From Heaven High I Come to You
  • From East to West, from Shore to Shore
  • It's Teddy's First Christmas
  • Snow for Johnny
  • Monster Holiday
  • I Hope It Snows On Christmas Day
  • The Snow Is Here To Stay
  • Jesus Loves Me Christmas
  • O Christmas Tree
  • Come, Come, Come To The Manger
  • Ding Dong! Merrily on High
  • I Saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus
  • Hark The Herald Angels Sing
  • As Joseph Was A-Walking
  • Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
  • Little Donkey
  • The Happy Reindeer
  • Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
  • As With Gladness Men of Old
  • Dear Santa
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • The Friendly Beasts
Now here are the wordings of some of the most popular carols. I am sure your kids must be knowing some of them by heart. If not, then you can always refer to this article and just learn the words.

Traditional Carols

Silent Night, Holy Night

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.
Silent night, holy night!
Shepherds quake at the sight.
Glories stream from heaven afar
Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia,
Christ the Savior is born!
Christ the Savior is born.
Silent night, holy night!
Son of God love's pure light.
Radiant beams from Thy holy face
With dawn of redeeming grace,
Jesus Lord, at Thy birth.
Jesus Lord, at Thy birth


Jingle Bell Rock

Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock
Jingle bells swing and jingle bells ring
Snowing and blowing up bushels of fun
Now the jingle hop has begun

Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock
Jingle bells chime in jingle bell time
Dancing and prancing in Jingle Bell Square
In the frosty air.

What a bright time, it's the right time
To rock the night away
Jingle bell time is a swell time
To go gliding in a one-horse sleigh
Giddy-up jingle horse, pick up your feet
Jingle around the clock
Mix and a-mingle in the jingling feet
That's the jingle bell,
That's the jingle bell,
That's the jingle bell rock.


Here Comes Santa Claus

Here comes Santa Claus!
Here comes Santa Claus!
Right down Santa Claus Lane!
Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer
Are pulling on the reins.
Bells are ringing, children singing;
All is merry and bright.
Hang your stockings and say your prayers,
'Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.

Here comes Santa Claus!
Here comes Santa Claus!
Right down Santa Claus Lane!
He's got a bag that is filled with toys
For the boys and girls again.
Hear those sleigh bells jingle jangle,
What a beautiful sight.
Jump in bed, cover up your head,
'Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.


Merry Christmas!