40 of the best Christmas books for kids of all ages + an Advent Christmas countdown wrapped book tradition idea.
Tomorrow, we start one of our absolute FAVORITE traditions with our kids as part of our countdown to Christmas!
Every year, I gather up all of the Christmas books, wrap them in cute paper with a number on a gift tag, and the kids take turns unwrapping one each night to read before bed.
My favorite part of all though is that we store the wrapped books in my grandmother’s old suitcase (that she took on her honeymoon with my grandfather over 60 years ago). The feels!!!
I’m definitely not the one who came up with this whole thing, and I’m pretty sure I saw it on another blog many years ago, but I can’t remember where.
This year, some of our old books have gone missing and with being home so much more, it seemed like a good idea to add some new ones to the pile.
I ended up down the rabbit hole of kids’ Christmas books, read about 20 of them in a day (discarded a few that were “meh” in terms of storylines or illustrations), and decided these made the cut along with all of our usual favorites.
So many of these are absolutely BEAUTIFUL, and a few have become instant classics for our family. If you have little ones who love reading stories, I hope this helps!
40 Top Rated Christmas Books for Kids
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Do you have any others you’d add to the list?
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