Don’t wait until the holidays to get into the holiday spirit! If you have a toddler at home, you can start by reading some of the best toddler Christmas books on Amazon. These books will surely capture your toddler’s attention and get them excited for the holidays.
Here are our best toddler Christmas books picks:
1. Indestructibles: Jingle Baby (baby’s first Christmas book) by Kate Merritt
Introduce your little children to the joys of Christmas with Indestructibles: Jingle Baby. This indestructible book is perfect for sharing treasured holiday traditions. The durable, tight-woven material is rip-proof and waterproof. Safe for baby and meet ASTM safety standards.
2. Where is Baby’s Christmas Present? by Karen Katz.
This interactive lift-the-flap book is perfect for curious toddlers. Reveal a new holiday surprise with each flap!
3. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
This Caldecott Award-winning book follows a young boy’s adventures in the snow. From making a snow angel to having a snowball fight, your toddler will be eager to spend some time outside and play in the snow after reading this book.
4. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett
This traditional song gets a beautifully illustrated twist in this holiday board book. Your toddler will love singing along with all the twelves days of Christmas, from partridges in pear trees to drummers drumming!
5. Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson
This delightful story follows Bear and his friends as they try to keep Bear awake to enjoy all the fun and excitement of Christmas.
With charming illustrations and an engaging story, kids will love following along as Bear and his friends go on a festive adventure. Your kiddos might even learn a thing or two about the true meaning of Christmas!
Classic Toddler Christmas Books
Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
Are you looking for a Christmas classic that will become a family favorite? Look no further than The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. The Polar Express is a magical journey that takes a young boy to the North Pole in this beautifully illustrated book.
This story will capture your little one’s attention with the tale of a boy’s journey through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a barren desert of ice to the North Pole.
The First Christmas Lift-a-Pop Board Book For Babies and Toddlers Board book
Introduce your children to the story of the first Christmas with this Lift-a-Pop board book. Sturdy, thick pages and durable flaps and pop-ups can withstand repeated use from curious infants and toddlers. Lifting the interactive flaps encourages sensory exploration while supporting the development of fine motor skills. This classic story of Jesus’s birth is a perfect way to teach your child the meaning of Christmas.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Little Golden Book)
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, has been a classic Christmas story for kids of all ages for over 50 years! This Little Golden Book retelling of the beloved holiday TV special is perfect for little ones.
Rudolph is a young reindeer teased and left out because he’s different from the others. But when Christmas is in jeopardy due to a big snowstorm, Rudolph uses his remarkable ability to guide Santa’s sleigh and save the holiday!
This delightful story shows that being different can be a good thing and that everyone has something unique to offer. The beautiful illustrations bring the characters and scenes to life, making this an unforgettable Christmas classic that everyone will love for years.
A Christmas Wish for Corduroy Board book by B.G. Hennessy and Don Freeman
Corduroy hopes to find a new home as a child’s Christmas gift this holiday season. But with so many other toys to choose from, nobody notices him. That’s when Corduroy sets out on an adventurous journey. This classic holiday story is sure to delight children of all ages.
The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth.
The gingerbread man is a classic tale that tells the story of a gingerbread man who comes to life and ends up going on a wild adventure. Toddlers will love watching the gingerbread man outsmart everyone he meets.
Interactive Toddler Christmas Books
Holly Jolly Santa Songs – Children’s Christmas Book with Fun and Festive Sounds for Kids
Kiddos will love singing along to five of their favorite Christmas classics, including “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” “Deck the Halls,” “Bells on the Sleigh,” “Up on the Housetop,” and “I’m a Little Christmas Tree.” Just push a button and start singing!
Holly Jolly Santa Songs is sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit! So push the button and let the festive fun begin!
Search & Find: Christmas Fun Sound Book
This charming book features merry illustrations of all your favorite Christmas scenes, from Santa delivering gifts to his elves hard at work in the workshop. But there’s more than meets the eye in these pictures – can you find all the hidden surprises?
Little ones will love hunting for each hidden object, and with fun sound buttons included, they can ring in the holidays as they count down to Christmas! The Search & Find format helps develop focus and encourages discovery while supporting vocabulary development by connecting words with pictures.
Baby Touch and Feel Merry Christmas Board book
Make learning fun this Christmas season with the Baby Touch and Feel Merry Christmas Board book. This book is an interactive and engaging way to help your little ones learn about words, textures, and the true meaning of Christmas. With bright imagery, attractive illustrations, and fun tactile elements, this is the perfect first book for any preschooler. This tough board book is also the ideal size for little hands to hold and features pages that can be turned without help from Mom or Dad.
Never Touch a Grumpy Elf! Board book by Rosie Greening
This innovative board book features silicone touch-and-feel elements on every page, bringing the exciting world of Christmas characters to life for young readers. With bright illustrations and easy-to-read rhymes, Never Touch a Grumpy Elf! is sure to become a holiday favorite.
Christmas Cookies for Santa: A Touch, Feel & Smell Children’s Board
Looking for an exciting way to help your little ones learn about baking this holiday season? Without actually baking? Then be sure to check out Christmas Cookies for Santa: A Touch, Feel & Smell Children’s Board Book by Cottage Door Press and Holly Berry! Scratch, smell and play with the sensory features in this sturdy board book.
Little Blue Truck’s Christmas Board book by Alice Schertle
This year, celebrate the holidays with the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Blue Truck in a unique light-up novelty board book.
In Little Blue Truck’s Christmas, Blue is busy delivering Christmas trees to his animal friends. Help count each green tree. This book has thick cardstock pages and Christmas lights on the last page.
More Christmas Books for Toddlers
- The Itsy Bitsy Reindeer Board book – by Jeffrey Burton
- The Itsy Bitsy Snowman Board book – by Jeffrey Burton
- Llama Llama Holiday Drama by Anna Dewdney
- Llama Llama Jingle Bells Board book by Anna Dewdney
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
- Hookers and Blow Save Christmas by Munty C. Pepin
- Jingle Bells Hardcover by Susan Jeffers
- Biscuit’s Christmas Eve Paperback – Lift the flap by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
- Construction Site on Christmas Night by Sherri Duskey Rinker
- The Pine Tree Parable Hardcover by Liz Curtis Higgs
These Christmas books are sure to get your toddler excited for the holidays! From classic tales to modern classics, there’s something for everyone on this list. With charming stories, beautiful illustrations, and silly characters, these toddler Christmas books will become yearly favorites. So grab some cocoa, cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy quality time together with these great books this holiday season.