Best Holiday Movies for Kids
If you’re looking for some great media suggestions for your kids—look no further than our Top Picks! We have a variety of lists in all of our media categories with some wonderful suggestions for kids of all ages. Whether you’re looking for great fantasy books for your eight to fourteen-year-old or some classic holiday movies, you’re sure to find something that your kids will enjoy.
Top Picks Holiday Movies:
- Home Alone – 4 stars
Slapstick family comedy best for tweens and up.
- A Christmas Story – 5 stars
Wonderful antidote to saccharine Christmas stories.
- White Christmas – 3 stars
Musical-comedy classic reprises Irving Berlin hit.
- Elf – 4 stars
Loveable and appealing to both kids and parents.
- The Polar Express – 4 stars
The best kid’s holiday movie in years.
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas – 5 stars
Sugarplum of a movie based on Dr. Seuss of course.
- Pee-wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special – 5 stars
Bizarre humor, high-speed antics, and non-stop fun for all ages.
- Miracle on 34th Street – 4 stars
Classic holiday movie for the whole family.
- Casper’s Haunted Christmas – 4 stars
A sweet and somewhat sophisticated holiday tale.
- The Muppet Christmas Carol – 4 stars
A gentle, fuzzy version of the Dickens classic.
- The Santa Clause – 5 stars
Heartwarming family tale for both kids and adults.
- George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker – 4 stars
Macaulay Culkin v. Mouse King in NYC Ballet treat.
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – 4 stars
Old-school, heartwarming classic for all ages.
- A Muppet Family Christmas – 5 stars
A gentle, tuneful holiday reunion that doesn’t overstay its welcome.
- Frosty the Snowman – 4 stars
Classic Christmas TV special is sing-along fun.
- A Charlie Brown Christmas – 5 stars
The Peanuts gang in a classic animated Christmas special.
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