12 Favorite Traditional Christmas Books for Babies & Toddlers
Today we have a book list of Christmas books for babies & toddlers that will keep you reading all holiday season with fun and interactive books with Christmas themes. Reading and exploring books with babies and toddlers is a great way to spend family time even if it is baby’s first Christmas!
Best Christmas Books for Toddlers & Babies
While babies and toddlers are a little too young to be reading books on their own, they love to spend time with older siblings and adults exploring the pages of a good book! These Christmas books were chosen for their bright colors, engaging stories and Christmas surprises that engage little fingers and little minds.
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Many of these Christmas books for kids have sounds, places to feel and open to explore! We also wanted to make sure they were well-made books that would stand up to your family reading year after year as a holiday tradition.
Christmas Books for Babies & Toddlers
We have handpicked a series of Christmas books perfect for your child's first, second or third Christmas! These engaging holiday books are interactive, colorful and fun to read and experience together. Let's read a Christmas book!
Baby's Very First Touchy-Feely Christmas Book
We love this delightful Christmas board book with colorful pictures and touchy-feely patches perfect for sharing with babies and toddlers. Each festive picture has a simple description beneath to help kids learn to associate words and pictures. Young children will love feeling the different materials in every picture again and again.
Baby's Very First Noisy Book - Christmas
The sounds of Christmas in the beautiful 'Very First' series. from Usborne. The bright and festive Christmas themed pictures will delight the very young child at Christmas time.
Christmas Fold-Out Book
Baby's Very First Christmas is a bright and colorful book that folds out to create a learning scene and also stands upright.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas Board Book
'Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…
The traditional and much-loved Christmas story by Clement Clarke Moore has pretty pictures that little fingers can touch without destroying the book because it is a charming board book for children to enjoy year after year.
Cut-through pages and a mirror allow little readers to imagine and see themselves reflected in this interactive Christmas board book. With sounds and vibrant illustrations, there’s learning and laughter in equal measure.
Busy elves, jingling reindeer... who do you want to be this Christmas?
Baby's Very First Slide and See Christmas Book
Baby's Very First Slide and See Christmas Book is an engaging, interactive board book, specially designed for very young children, full of vivid colors and stylish illustrations. What is cool about this book is that there are simple slider mechanisms that allow the pictures to be transformed, as Santa's sleigh flies across the sky.
Find the Duck at Christmas Book
It's Christmas, and the little yellow duck is hiding in all the cozy scenes in this magical board book called Find the Duck at Christmas. Very young children will love finding the duck and looking at the bright, simple illustrations, and the sturdy pages are ideal for little hands to hold.
Lights and Sounds at Christmas Book
Lights and Sounds at Christmas Book tells a Christmas story! Each time you press a button in this unique novelty book, the festive lights sparkle and the carols start to play. With a heartwarming story of animal friends getting ready for the big day, this is a perfect way to get little children excited about the magic of Christmas.
Merry Christmas Baby Book
The Merry Christmas Baby Book is a delightful colorful Christmas themed board book specially designed for babies. Babies will love looking at the colorful Christmas scenes full of chirping robins, skating penguins, sledding mice, a tree and presents.
Don't Tickle the Reindeer! Book
Don't Tickle the Reindeer! Or maybe you'd better not tickle the reindeer, because it might just snort if you do! Little children will love touching the soft patches to hear the animal sounds in this irresistible novelty book. At the end, all the animals make their noises at the same time while a bouncy tune plays - guaranteed to get everyone dancing!
Are You There Little Reindeer Peek-Through Book
Are You There Little Reindeer Peek-Through Book is a beautifully illustrated hide-and-seek book, toddlers can “spot” the reindeer through a hole on each page... but when they turn the page it isn’t the reindeer at all! Very young children will love searching for the elusive reindeer, and all the charming details and other animals they discover along the way.
Dance with the Elves Sound Book
Dance with the Elves Sound Book will have little children bouncing around to the Christmas music in this irresistible sound book. As well as dancing elves, there are reindeer and Christmas fairies having a boogie - and even Santa himself gets his dancing boots on! With one very simple "move" to copy on each page and toe-tapping disco arrangements of well-loved festive tunes, this is a perfect way to hop, twirl, and waggle yourself into the Christmas spirit.
More Christmas Books & Fun for Toddlers & Babies
- Grab some free Christmas printables to use at home this Christmas.
- Download and print our free ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas coloring book
- Preschool Christmas activities you can print
- These DIY Advent calendars will build the fun for Christmas
- Christmas activities for kids for every day of the season
- Christmas sensory activities for toddlers & preschoolers
- Easy Christmas crafts
- Try one of these Christmas handprint art ideas for babies & toddlers
What Christmas book is your favorite to read with your baby or toddler?