Christmas is a magical time of year, and what better way to capture that magic than by reading a beloved Christmas classic. From educational stories explaining the meaning of Christmas to tales of Santa Claus on an adventure, your child will soon be swept up in the festive wonder that is the Christmas story. Here at Daisy Baby we have selected 10 of the best Christmas stories for children that they will cherish forever.


1. The Night Before Christmas

A classic and beautifully festive poem about the night before Christmas, this story perfect for Christmas Eve. Full of descriptive scenes and wonderful illustrations, children will love reciting this story year after year.

2. Christmas Carol

A tale about sharing, children will enjoy following Mr. Scrooge as he flies backwards and forwards in time and learns the true meaning of Christmas.

3. The Grinch

The funny and mean old character from Dr. Seuss is still as funny and as entertaining as ever. Enjoy as his heart grows as it is filled with the spirit of Christmas.

4. The Nativity

This original Christmas story explains the reason why Christmas is celebrated and can be found as an interactive tale that Children adore.

5. The Nutcracker And The Mouse King

A wonderful tale of a doll who is saved from the mouse king by the nutcracker and whisked away to the kingdom of dolls. A wonderful Christmas Eve tradition.

6. The Snowman

A little boy creates a snowman in his back garden and is stunned to find that he comes to life. A magical story that everyone enjoys.

7. The Gruffalo's Child

Not traditionally a Christmas classic but the combination of snow and two loveable characters make this story one that is loved by all Children. Follow the Gruffalo's Child as she hunts for a strange creature in the woods.

8. The Polar Express

All aboard the Polar Express and travel to the North Pole on this exciting adventure. Beautifully written, this Children's Christmas Story is one that will appear every year.

9. Mr. Christmas

The Mr. Men series now have a Mr. Christmas. Excellent for small children, the simple story line and bright pictures make an ideal first festive book.

10. The Tailor Of Gloucester

One of Beatrix Potter's most treasured stories, the tale follows a tailor who was commissioned to make a suit for the Mayor's wedding on Christmas morning. After falling ill, the tailor is unable to complete it, so a few grateful mice help to finish an amazing suit over night.

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Merry Christmas!

Post By Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith