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15 Christmas Books for Preschoolers

15 Christmas Books for Preschoolers

In the past we’ve done a Christmas Countdown with Books where I gather all of the Christmas or Winter books we already own (up to 25) and I wrap them individually. Then each day the kids pick a book to unwrap and read together. It is ok to reread the same books year after year, in fact our kids look forward to that part of it. It’s also fun to add a new book or two to your collection. Here are a few of our favorite Christmas books for preschoolers. 


How to Catch an Elf

Preschoolers will love this hilarious rhyming book. It might inspire them to try to catch an Elf.

The Littlest Christmas Tree

With only five days until Christmas, and the Littlest Christmas Tree is still waiting for a home. All it wants is for a family to take it home, decorate it, and sing its favorite song. Will the littlest tree get its wish?

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Bear usually sleeps through Christmas, but this year with the help of his friends he celebrates in style and learns a wonderful lesson!

The Littlest Elf

The littlest elf at the North Pole is having a hard time and wonders if he is too little to be of help. Can his little friend help him remember what the holiday is all about?


A Merry Little Christmas: Celebrate from A to Z

Christmas is a time for celebrating! This book gives preschoolers a chance to practice their abc’s and discover all the things to celebrate at the holidays!

The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever

Join Clayton and Desmond as they try to find the biggest Christmas tree ever!


Everyone Is Invited to Christmas

Christmas is for everyone, even one shy little raccoon who isn’t sure that she fits in.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Preschoolers have been enchanted with this Classic book for decades.  Your preschooler will love this story in its classic Seuss style.

Pinkalicious: Merry Pinkmas!

Will Pinkalicious get her wish for a pink tree this year? Things don’t look promising, as the family prefers a real tree. But, read along to see how things work out for a happy holiday for Pink!


The Gingerbread Man

Everyone wants to catch this cute cookie! Follow along with the classic story as the Gingerbread man runs from an assortment of hopeful onlookers!


Merry Christmas, Stinky Face

Stinky Face loves Christmas, but boy! He has some questions! Will his Mama be able to answer them all?


Sneezy the Snowman

Sneezy is cold and knows what to do to feel better, but he melts! Can the kids fix him back up and get him feeling better?


Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas

Pete has his own Groovy take on the 12 Days of Christmas, join him as he hands out onion rings, fuzzy gloves and tons of holiday cheer!

Little Blue Truck’s Christmas

Count along with Little Blue Truck as he delivers trees and holiday cheer to his animal friends!


The Christmas Tree Wish

As Christmas grows near, all one little tree wants is a home. When things seem hopeless his friends are there for him, and they all discover wishes can come true.

Which Christmas books are your favorite? 

Check out our Activity Advent Countdown. You and your little ones will love it! 

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