Classic Family Christmas Movies to Watch With Kids This Holiday Season

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Movies are a staple of Christmas fun. Likewise, after stuffing yourself with turkey, potatoes, Christmas Ham – or nut roast and veg, depending on how you do Christmas! – there’s nothing better than snuggling up as a family on the sofa and settling into a good Christmas movie. However, the question is, what the heck should you watch? Check below our Top 10 Classic family Christmas Movies’ that you can watch with your kids every year. Additionally, you can download KidsBeeTV safe video app and watch a bunch of fun Christmas cartoons and songs. Enjoy!

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1. Home Alone – Probably the most popular Christmas movie for Family

Watch the movie trailer. (▶️ 2:12)

Let’s face it, no Christmas movie list would be complete without this all-time classic.

That is to say, it was the first that came to our minds.

SinopseAfter being sent to the attic for misbehaving, young Kevin McCallister’s family heads to the airport for their Christmas vacation the next day, mistakenly leaving behind poor Kevin. The young lad finds himself home alone for several days.

Unfortunately for Kevin, two local crooks find out he’s alone. But Kevin is smarter than them both. The hilarious encounters that ensue are sure to delight the whole family.

This is a hugely nostalgic film that will bring back Christmas memories for parents of a certain age.

Important note: Parental guidance is advised with a PG rating and some slapstick violence, particularly for younger kids.

Where to Watch Home Alone?

Right now you can watch Home Alone on Disney+. You are able to stream Home Alone by renting or purchasing on Vudu, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.

2. Elf: Lovely Non-Animated Christmas Movie For Kids

Elf | The Movie

Elf is the hilarious tale of a human, played by the hysterical Will Ferrell, who is accidentally transported to the North Pole as a baby and is consequently raised as one of Santa’s elves.

Realizing there’s something a bit different about him from the other elves, Buddy travels to New York in search of his real father.

This feel-good Christmas classic is not only very laughable but, most importantly, carries a positive festive message, making it a perfect Christmas watch.

How to Watch Elf?

Right now you can watch Elf on Starz or HBO Max. You are able to stream Elf by renting or purchasing on Vudu, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.

3. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch: A Christmas Movie to watch with kids

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Movie

The Grinch is the tale of the miserable creature who lives with his dog, Max, on Mount Crumpet above Whoville.

As the residents of Whoville, known as the Whos, expand their Christmas celebrations, the Grinch attempts to steal Christmas.

In his attempt to get back some peace and quiet, the Grinch poses as Santa Claus so he can ruin the Whos’ Christmas once and for all.

In conclusion, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch is a great update on a classic tale that is suitable for the whole family.

Where I can watch The Grinch?

You are able to stream The Grinch by renting or purchasing on Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.

4. Klaus – One of the greatest Family Christmas movies of all time

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Who wouldn’t want to watch an Oscar-nominated Santa Claus origin story?

This gorgeous Christmas animated movie is about a lonely toymaker who makes friends with a postal worker.

Guess what happens next!

Important note: Parental guidance is advised as there are a couple of slightly scary scenes in what is overall a very sweet movie with a great message.

How to Watch?

Right now you can watch it on Netflix.

5. Mickey’s Christmas Carol: A special Family Christmas Movie

Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Mickey’s Christmas Carol is the story of Charles Dickens’s classic novella, A Christmas Carol, told through Disney’s favorite Mickey Mouse characters.

Staring Scrooge McDuck as the Christmas-resenting money lender, this short film of just 28 minutes features many classic Disney personalities. Therefore, it is another pleasing Christmas movie for kids to watch.

Where to Watch Mickey’s Christmas Carol?

Right now you can watch it on Disney+.

6. Frozen: A must-include in your family Christmas movies list.

Play Frozen official trailer. (▶️ 2:24)

Although not strictly a Christmas film, as it is actually set in the summer, Frozen contains plenty of Christmas elements like snowmen, elves, and reindeer.

First released in 2013, Frozen has become a worldwide sensation and instant classic.

Frozen is a wonderful tale about sisterhood, jammed packed with catchy songs and dazzling animation. Certainly, A great movie that the whole family will enjoy.

Where I can watch Frozen?

Right now you can watch Frozen on Disney+. You are able to stream Frozen by renting or purchasing on Vudu, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.

7. A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. Certainly, a perfect Christmas movie for kids.

A Muppets Christmas - Letters to Santa

In this fun adventure with these classic stuffed characters, the Muppets head to the North Pole with the hope of delivering letters to Santa Claus.

Whether your kids are Muppets fans or new to the franchise, they’ll love this entertaining Christmas film.

Parents will also enjoy this heartwarming and classic Christmas tale, which at 56 minutes is a short blast of fun.

How to Watch A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa?

Right now you can watch A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa on Disney+. You are able to stream A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa by renting or purchasing on Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.

8. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

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Magical Christmas movie that guarantees enchantment and lovely singing moments.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is the story of a grumpy toymaker who has lost his mojo.

The enchantment happens when a visit from his granddaughter helps the old toymaker, played by Forest Whitaker, find his magic touch again.

Filled with dazzling festivity and Christmas songs, this is an easy watch that will please young kids.

How to Watch Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey?

Right now you can watch Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey on Netflix.

9. Arthur Christmas: Adorable and super fun Christmas movie for children. 

Play Arthur Christmas official trailer. (▶️ 1:29)

Arthur Christmas is a lovely Christmas tale filled with positive messages. It had created by the British team that brought to life Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run. 

Starring Hugh Laurie, James McAvoy, and Bill Nighy, the funny family Christmas movie answers the question of how Father Christmas visits so many homes in just one night.

The story covers Christmas’ spirit and family and is packed with wholesome values. Therefore we also believe that this is another good Christmas movie for kids to watch.

Where I can watch Arthur Christmas?

You are able to stream Arthur Christmas by renting or purchasing on Vudu, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, and iTunes.

10. The Snowman: The ultimate Christmas movie for the family.

The Snowman Movie for kids to watch on Christmas

The Snowman is a wordless Christmas tale of a – you guessed it – snowman who comes to life.

The snowman and the young boy who built him explore the lad’s house, and move outside when it gets a bit warm for the snowy fellow.

They then go outside and take to the skies, heading up to the North Pole. The highlight of this short film is Howard Blake’s spectacular song, Walking in the Air.

Above all, a delightful tale and a perfect watch for Christmas.

Curiosity: Oscar – Best Short Film, Animated – Nominated

How to Watch The Snowman?

You are able to stream The Snowman by renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video. You are able to stream The Snowman for free on Tubi.

…And a Christmas bonus suggestion!

Not a film, but don’t forget to download and tune into KidsBeeTV this Christmas!

Packed with festive content, this safe video app for kiddies – available on TV, tablets, and mobile devices – crams in hours and hours of kid-friendly, teacher-curated content.

You will find a lot of songs and Nursery Rhymes, cartoons, stories, and crafting videos handpicked specially for this season.

And there is more… As a gift to our users, KidsBeeTV will premiere new series of kids’ favorite cartoons that include:

  • Brand new shows such as Lottie Dottie Chicken, 44 Cats, PopPixie, Beadies, and Funt;
  • Christmas carols by Pinkfong, The Mik Maks, and NxBeats, among others;
  • Special Christmas episodes with Where’s Chicky, Molang, Sunny Bunnies, Mouk, Louie, The Awesome Moore Family, and a lot more.

Your kid will simply love it!

Extra Christmas Recommendation

This season is absolutely magic. We all know that.

On the other hand, a holiday season also means a major effort for parents of toddlers and kids for organizing activities, trips and games to keep them busy.

Having this in mean, we share with you these amazing Fun Christmas Games to play with kids that will help you every year. And they are a great addition to the Christmas movies activities too. Have fun.

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