The kids are out of school for the Christmas holidays and it’s the perfect time for families to go to the movies together. There are several movies that rate among the Best Christmas Movies for Kids that “kids” of every age can enjoy from the youngest to the oldest great grandparents.
These fall into several categories such as animated classics that include “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and of course “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. These are always old standby that are great for everyone. The more modern animated films that include “The Polar Express” that is one of the great movies of modern times; the animation is exceptional in this movie, and every kid would have a great fantasy of getting on a train to go to meet Santa Clause at the North Pole and rediscover a heartfelt meaning behind Christmas.
“Miracle on 34th Street” is a great movie whether it’s the original 1947 movie or the more recent 1994 remake is always one that makes everyone root for Mr. Gailey to prove that Kris Kringle is the real Santa Clause, and even make a believer out of the judge. The “Home Alone” is about a boy left stranded at home during the Christmas holidays and all the misadventures that he gets into while the rest of the family is gone leaves everyone laughing and enjoying this great movie.
Certainly “A Christmas Story” leave everyone remembering wanting that one special gift for Christmas when they were a kid growing up just as badly as Ralphie wants the Red Ryder BB gun on that special Christmas. What child growing up doesn’t want to be Ralphie in the movie on Christmas morning and see his wish fulfilled?
There are several other great stories such as “The Muppet Christmas Carol” which takes the classic Charles Dickens tale and gives it a new spin with the Muppets. As always with any of the Muppet films the movie is excellent and the story is well done.
As parents are looking for the best movies for kids this Christmas, another great choice is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” that recreates the village of Whoville and Dr. Seuss’s Grinch which is a wonderful story for “kids” of all ages.
The Christmas holiday is always one of the best times of the year for getting together with extended families and spending time watching the best Christmas movies ever made.
Best Christmas Movies for Kids