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Dec 1, 2022

Top 10 Christmas Books for Preschoolers

Makenzie Lee

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and of course - books! If you are looking for some good Christmas books to read to your child or students, look no further. We have compiled a list of the top 10 Christmas books for preschoolers. This holiday season, cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa and one (or all!) of these great books.

  1. The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore. This classic tale is perfect for reading aloud. The rhythm and rhyme make it fun to read, and the illustrations are sure to please.

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  2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss. This is one of the best Christmas books for preschoolers and a must-read during the holidays. The Grinch is a classic character that everyone will love.

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  3. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. This beautiful story tells the tale of a boy who takes a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.

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  4. A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles M. Schulz. This book is based on the popular television special. It is a heartwarming and perfect pre-k Christmas book that will make your children laugh and feel the Christmas spirit.

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  5. The Elf on the Shelf by Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell. This fun Christmas book for preschoolers comes with its own elf toy. The elf watches over the children and reports back to Santa every night. If you buy it with the elf, this is also a great interactive book to promote good behavior as the elf watches over your preschool classroom!

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  6. The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann. This classic story has been adapted for many different mediums, including ballet and film. It is a beautiful story that is perfect for reading during the holidays.

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  7. Frosty the Snowman by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins. This well-known song is brought to life in this fun book. Frosty is a lovable character that children will enjoy, and a great Christmas book for preschoolers!

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  8. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May. Rudolph is another classic character that everyone knows and loves. This book tells the story of how Rudolph became Santa's lead reindeer and is one of the best Christmas books for preschoolers.

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  9. The 12 Days of Christmas by John Julius Norwich. This book is a fun adaptation of the popular Christmas song. It is perfect for reading aloud and singing along.

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  10. Little Blue Truck's Christmas by Alice Schertle. This book is part of a series about a friendly blue truck. In this Christmas-themed installment, the truck helps deliver presents to all the animals in the forest.

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These are just a few of the best Christmas books for preschoolers that you can read this holiday season. These books are sure to get your children into the Christmas spirit and put them in the mood for Santa's arrival. Check out our other holiday themed blog posts here!

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