Christmas is the time of joy and giving. It also is the time of inspiration.
For centuries, Christmas has inspired hundreds of artists and writers to do some of their best works and masterpiece. Because of the cool weather, beautiful scenery, old Christmas and family traditions and getting together as a whole family gives writers added inspiration to create beautiful Christmas stories for kids.
Every year, it has been part of every family Christmas tradition to read various Christmas stories for their kids especially come Christmas Eve. Some stories are very old and was written by famous classical poets and writers while some are very modern that features various non traditional characters like robots or lifeforms from another planet.
If you want to start your own Christmas story telling for your kids, better look for these book titles in your local bookstore or have a copy downloaded to your tablet or laptop.
Top 10 Christmas Stories for kids
- A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
- The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson
- The Elves and the Shoemaker by Brothers Grimm
- A Letter From Santa Claus by Mark Twain
- The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
- Papa Panov’s Special Christmas by Leo Tolstoy
- The Nutcracker and The Mouse King by E.T.A Hoffman
- The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
- The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Anderson
There are hundreds of other Christmas stories and books out there that you can buy for your kids for their Christmas gifts or to read for them during the holidays.
Try getting some books that were based on various Christmas stories and traditions around the world like in Europe, Hawaii, Asia, South America, Mexico, Australia and others so that your kids will know how other kids around the world spend and celebrate their Christmas.
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