How are you planning to keep your kids occupied during this holiday season?
How about this: Get cozy in your warm blanket, sip on some hot coffee and snuggle with your little ones while watching a festive movie together. To make your life easy I have complied a list of movies you can watch with your kids even if you're on vacation or traveling.
Here goes the list of top ten Christmas movies:
1) Frosty the Snowman:
"Frosty the Snowman" is a popular Christmas special that tells the story of Frosty, a magical snowman who comes to life on a cold winter's day. With the help of a group of children, Frosty sets out on an adventure to find a place where he can stay warm and not melt. Along the way, he must outsmart a mean magician who wants to steal his magical hat. The special is a fun and exciting tale that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
2) Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer:
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" tells the story of Rudolph, a young reindeer who is teased by the other reindeer because of his bright red nose. Despite being shunned by the others, Rudolph eventually finds his purpose and saves Christmas when he is asked to guide Santa's sleigh on a foggy Christmas Eve. The special is a heartwarming tale of acceptance and the importance of being true to yourself.
2)The Santa Clause:
"The Santa Clause" is a story of Scott Calvin, a divorced father who accidentally becomes Santa Claus after the previous Santa falls off his roof. At first, Scott is skeptical of his new role, but eventually learns to embrace it and save Christmas. The movie is a funny and heartwarming tale that explores the magic of the holiday season and the importance of family.
3) A Christmas Carol:
"A Christmas Carol" is a classic Christmas story written by Charles Dickens. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old man who hates Christmas and is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Through these visits, Scrooge is shown the error of his ways and is ultimately transformed into a kinder, more generous person. The story is a timeless reminder of the power of redemption and the importance of treating others with kindness and compassion.
4) How the Grinch Stole Christmas:
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" was originally written by Dr. Seuss. It tells the tale of the Grinch, a grumpy and misanthropic creature who hates Christmas and sets out to steal it from the Whos, a cheerful and loving community who celebrate the holiday. Despite his best efforts, the Grinch ultimately learns the true meaning of Christmas and is transformed by the power of love and kindness. The story is a fun and timeless reminder of the importance of spreading joy and compassion during the holiday season.
"Elf" is of Buddy, a human who was raised as an elf at the North Pole. When he learns the truth about his identity, Buddy sets out on a journey to New York City to find his father and discover his true place in the world. Along the way, he spreads Christmas cheer and helps to remind the people he meets what the holiday season is really about. The movie is a fun and heartwarming tale that is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
6) The Polar Express:
"The Polar Express" tells the story of a young boy who takes a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Along the way, he meets a variety of colorful characters and learns the true meaning of the holiday season. The movie is a heartwarming and imaginative tale that is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
7) A Charlie Brown Christmas:
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" follows the misadventures of Charlie Brown as he tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. Despite the commercialization and materialism that surrounds the holiday, Charlie Brown and his friends ultimately learn the true meaning of the season and come together to celebrate.
8) The Nightmare Before Christmas:
"The Nightmare Before Christmas" is a story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town. Jack becomes bored with his job of scaring people and accidentally stumbles into Christmas Town, where he is fascinated by the holiday and sets out to kidnap Santa Claus and take over Christmas. The movie is a fun and imaginative tale that explores the magic of the holiday season and the importance of being true to yourself.
9) The Muppet Christmas Carol:
"The Muppet Christmas Carol" tells the classic story of "A Christmas Carol" with a cast of Muppet characters. The movie follows the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come, and ultimately learns the true meaning of the holiday season. The movie is a fun and heartwarming tale that is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
10) Miracle on 34th Street:
"Miracle on 34th Street" is a holiday movie that tells the story of a kind-hearted man named Kris Kringle who becomes a department store Santa Claus and is subsequently hired to play the role at Macy's. Kris's insistence that he is the real Santa Claus causes many people, including a little girl named Susan, to question his sanity. However, Kris's good deeds and magical abilities ultimately help to prove his identity and bring joy to those around him. The movie is a heartwarming tale that teaches the importance of believing in magic and the power of kindness. It is a classic holiday movie that is sure to be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.
These movies are fun, exciting, and full of holiday cheer, and are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages. Whether you're looking for something funny, heartwarming, or exciting, there's something on this list for every child.
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