Christmas songs for kids

15 Easiest Christmas Songs for Kids To Sing

Christmas is officially here. It is time to put up the lights, play Christmas songs, and watch some best Christmas movies with the whole family. Those are the absolutely necessary part of the Christmas season. When kids think about Christmas, they feel excited about Santa Claus, Christmas gifts, and Christmas carols. We have compiled a list of the best Christmas songs for kids that are easy to sing.

Easiest Christmas Songs for Kids To Sing

Here are 15 fun and easy Christmas songs for kids that they will love to sing:

Jingle Bells

With a catchy melody and simple lyrics, “Jingle Bells” is one of the easiest Christmas songs for toddlers and kids to sing. In fact, it’s often one of the first songs that people learn to play on musical instruments or sing during the holiday season.

As the familiar Christmas carol plays, we know it’s Christmas time.

Away in a Manger

There are many versions of Away in a Manger, but the traditional version is the easiest to sing. Children love its gentle and soothing melody and simple lyrics.

This carol is often sung in a calm and slow manner, making it popular among children and adults.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

We Wish You a Merry Christmas is a joyful and upbeat song for Christmas and new year. The repetitive nature of the chorus, which consists of the title phrase, makes it a great Christmas song for toddlers.

Both children and adults find it easy to pick up and sing along with. 

Deck The Halls

“Deck the Halls” is a popular Christmas and New Year’s carol dating back to the sixteenth century. Kids singing this song would sound great.

The “fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la” parts are fun to sing and add a festive element to the song.

Silent Night

Silent Night is a classic and widely known Christmas carol. It’s often taught in schools and used in children’s choir performances during the holiday season. We think it will be a great choice for family sing-alongs during the holidays.

Twelve Days of Christmas

“12 Days of Christmas” is one of the most famous Christmas songs for preschoolers and toddlers. The song is about someone receiving lots of Christmas presents. However, it might be a bit challenging for very young kids to keep track of the different gifts mentioned in the song.

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree

“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” is a popular Christmas carol by Brenda Lee. She was just 13 when she first reordered the song in 1958. Kids will enjoy dancing and singing along to the festive rhythm of this song. Also, the upbeat and energetic tune of this song will create a joyful atmosphere during the holiday season.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

“Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” is a Christmas song first recorded by Eddie Cantor. It’s time to play the hit Christmas song “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” to get everyone in the festive mood.

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Singer Gene Autry first recorded the musical version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 1949. Since then it is a Christmas hit among kids of all ages.

Little Snowflake

“Little Snowflake” is a heartwarming children’s Christmas song. The very simple, yet catchy lyrics make it a Christmas special.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Idina Menzel & Michael Bublé

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” is one of the most popular Christmas songs first recorded by Dinah Shore and Buddy Clark in 1949. So far, it has been covered by many popular artists which include the likes of Lady Gaga, Idina Menzel, Michael Bublé, and Will Ferrell. The adapted version produced by Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé is the best among them.

Jingle Bell Rock – Glee

“Jingle Bells Rock” is one of the best-known Christmas songs for preschoolers around the world. It is also the first mainstream rock ‘n’ roll Christmas song ever sung. This song is perfect for getting everyone into the Christmas spirit.

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – Michael Bublé

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” is one of the most popular Christmas songs ever written. Meredith Wilson first wrote it back in 1951.  The song has since been covered by so many artists including Bing Crosby, Perry Como, and Michael Bublé. 

O Holy Night – Mariah Carey

“O Holy Night” is another popular Christmas Carol first recorded by Adolphe Adam in 1847. So many popular artists have since covered this song. Mariah Carey covered the song with passion, using her vocal talent to bring a new spirit to the song.

Santa Tell Me – Ariana Grande

Santa Tell Me” is a popular Christmas song recorded by singer and songwriter Ariana Grande in 2014. The song is filled with cheers that everyone would love during the Christmas season.

What’re your favorite Christmas songs for toddlers and kids? If you have any recommendations, let us know in the comment section below.

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