There are countless reasons to love the holidays, from delicious cookies and cheerful parties, to the magical spirit the season brings. It’s a time to relax with your loved ones and to spread holiday cheer. Though there are many wonderful traditions, there is one favorite that will always remain: holiday movies. Watching them with your family is a great way to spend quality time together and get into the spirit of the season. Since there are so many to choose from, we’ve compiled a list of kid-friendly movies that the whole family will love. Cozy up with some hot chocolate and enjoy your pick from our list of holiday flicks!
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
- A Charlie Brown Christmas
- A Christmas Story
- Home Alone
- The Polar Express
Take a journey to Whoville this Christmas to meet Cindy Lou Who, the Grinch and his furry friend, Max. Watch as the grumpy old Grinch learns that Christmas is more than just presents and feasting, and that it’s never too late to change your ways.
Join Charlie Brown and friends as they set out to find the true meaning of Christmas. It’s an animated holiday favorite that will warm your heart and make you laugh no matter your age!
If you hear “you’re gonna shoot your eye out kid” and the image of 9-year old Ralphie licking a frozen pole doesn’t cross your mind, you must watch this movie. It’s a cross between a comedy and a drama, so everybody wins.
Why, you ask? Because it’s a Christmas classic. It gives adults that warm and fuzzy feeling from their childhood and introduces kids to the good ole’ 90s. If this highly-entertaining and elaborate storyline isn’t already a part of your family’s holiday tradition, it will be soon enough.
Funnyman Will Ferrell plays a happy-go-lucky elf from the North Pole who is impossible not to love. It’s a cute, light-hearted comedy that’ll keep your whole family laughing no matter how many times you watch it.
All aboard the magical train to the North Pole! Even adults will find themselves immersed in this cute, motion capture film about a little boy’s journey to see Santa. It’s a great choice for anyone who needs a little reminder to believe in the spirit of Christmas.